Legislation would set up state fund for obtaining Oregon Inlet

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By Rob Morris on May 16, 2014 Legislation to authorize buying or making a trade for Oregon Inlet and establish an acquisition fund that could also be used for dredging was introduced this week in the General Assembly. The bill, submitted by Republican Sen. Bill Cook, calls for an appropriation of $15 million to create the Outer Banks Land… Read more »

All-Cash Sales Up While Distressed Sales and Investors Decline

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Media Contact: Walter Molony / 202-383-1177 / Email (May 8, 2014) – Analysis of data collected for the Realtors® Confidence Index shows the market share of all-cash purchases is on the rise, despite declines in distressed sales and investor activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said the findings are counterintuitive. “Distressed home… Read more »

Good Luck to all those running in the Flying Pirate Half Marathon tomorrow!

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Flying Pirate Half Marathon & First Flight 5K May 3 & 4, 2014   5th ANNIVERSARY!     First Flight 5K Sold out. Double Dare Challenge –  SOLD OUT Half Marathon – SOLD OUT REGISTRATION CLOSED SUNDAY, APRIL 27TH ~ at Midnight Matey! News & Updates:  Important Need2Know runner information. Click here Weekend backups slow traffic Wright Memorial… Read more »

Don’t miss a thing on the Outer Banks this Spring!

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Current, live information at your fingertips, updated daily! THE CHARMS OF CURRITUCK COUNTY by Laura Martier Corolla Wild Horses “Part of the charm of Currituck County,” says John Wiltgen, marketing program manager for Currituck Department of Travel and Tourism, “is that there are no chains or big box stores. It’s like stepping back in time…… Read more »

Oregon Inlet News

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Oregon Inlet has been closed to most boat traffic this month due to extreme shoaling. The economic consequences are severe as it is the only passage into the Atlantic Ocean on a 150 mile stretch  between Virginia Beach and Hatteras. The seafood industry in Wanchese and the charter boats out of Pirate’s Cove and Oregon… Read more »