News / Currituck County

by Think Currituck, on 3/18/21 1:06 PM

It's that time of year again, here in Currituck County. Spring's official arrival means that peak beach weather is on the way. The beaches of the Currituck Outer Banks are …

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by Think Currituck, on 12/17/20 10:55 AM

Construction of a 2.5-gigawatt wind farm off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks is now one step closer to becoming a reality. But even more impressive is the promise …

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Topics:North CarolinaHampton RoadsManufacturingWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck CountyOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 12/3/20 1:20 PM

The North Carolina Department of Commerce released the county tier designations for 2021 and Currituck County remains a Tier 3, also ranking high on individual economic indicator lists. The county …

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by Think Currituck, on 12/2/20 1:38 PM

The N.C. Board of Transportation approved $675,000 in additional state construction funds to rehabilitate the north aircraft apron pavement at Currituck County Regional Airport. During its November meeting, the board …

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Topics:North CarolinaAirportEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck CountyAviationInfrastructure

by Think Currituck, on 9/25/20 4:40 PM

Currituck County Economic Development Director Larry Lombardi has been appointed as Chairman of the Business Resources & Opportunities Committee (BROC) on the Northeastern Workforce Development Board (NWDB). The Northeastern Workforce …

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Topics:North CarolinaEconomic DevelopmentWorkforce DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 8/11/20 5:07 PM

The Currituck County Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual Small Business Roundtable with Larry Lombardi, Currituck County’s Director of Economic Development. On Tuesday, August 18th at 10am, Lombardi will …

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Topics:Rural DevelopmentSmall BusinessEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck County

by Think Currituck, on 7/31/20 10:28 AM

Some big opportunities are blowing into the coastal region in the next few years. Dominion Energy Inc. completed construction last month on a pilot project—the first offshore wind farm approved …

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Topics:North CarolinaHampton RoadsCurrituck CountyVirginiaOffshore Wind

by Think Currituck, on 7/29/20 12:12 PM

As peak hurricane season approaches, researchers predict a stronger-than-average forecast with 13-19 named tropical storms for the year. North Carolina residents and officials are preparing for a greater risk of …

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Topics:North CarolinaHurricaneCurrituck CountyOuter BanksEmergency Management

by Think Currituck, on 5/11/20 1:01 PM

When Currituck County welcomes visitors back on May 16, it will not be business as usual for local business owners. The current pandemic has forced everyone to adapt normal operations …

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Topics:North CarolinaSmall BusinessEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck CountyRetail Business

by Think Currituck, on 4/22/20 12:47 PM

While many industries have slowed down, offshore wind projects off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina have not lost momentum. Dominion Energy and Ørsted recently announced that the turbine …

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Topics:ManufacturingEconomic DevelopmentCurrituck CountyInfrastructureOffshore Wind

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