TWIDDY BIRD March 28, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA 3/28/15 Weather: Duck-Cloudy, 41 degrees Corolla-Mostly Cloudy, 40 degrees Dare to pursue quarter percent sales tax for inlet dredging—As the crisis at Oregon Inlet persists with the approach of another tourist season, Dare County commissioners passed a resolution Friday to ask the General Assembly to authorize a 1/4… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD March 17, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA 3/17/15 WEATHER: Duck-Clear, 60 degrees Corolla-Clear, 65 degrees Happy St. Patrick’s Day U.S. Geological Survey checking into Monday’s rumblings–The federal agency that keeps track of earthquakes wants to hear from coastal residents about two rumbles that shook houses Monday from the Outer Banks to Virginia Beach. Unlike the… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD February 21, 2015

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OUTER BANKS WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? 2/21/15 Weather: Corolla- partly cloudy, 29 degrees Duck-partly cloudy, 31 degrees ·  The deep freeze over the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina did not fail in producing record low temperatures on Friday, but there will finally be a respite over the weekend. New records for minimum low temperature for… Read more »

TWIDDY BIRD February 1, 2015

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OUTER BANKS  WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA? February 1, 2015 Weather: Duck-Overcast, 40 degrees Corolla-Overcast, 38 degrees Going on now! Consumer protection officials investigating OBX gas prices–Last week, the county Board of Commissioners approved a letter expressing concerns about gas prices that at times have been 60 cents higher than on the mainland. “We appreciate… Read more »

New formula sinks Mid-Currituck Bridge, other local projects

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By Kip Tabb on July 20, 2014 The Mid-Currituck Bridge came close to being built. In May of 2012, officials issued a Record of Decision, the final step for a project first proposed more than 25 years ago. A plan was in place to pay for construction through a private-public partnership. All that remained was for the… Read more »

On Saturday, March 29th, Beacon Villas held it’s official ground breaking and ribbon cutting!

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Beacon Villas is a new subdivision within Corolla Light that will consist of 16 Luxury Duplex Townhomes.   Pictured:  (L to R) Chandler Spawr (Twiddy Realtors, sales), Carlos Gomez (Coastal Engineering), Angie Gray (TowneBank Mortgage), Scott Midgette (OBRC, builder), Chuck Meyer (Florida OBX- developer), Rick Willis (Outer Banks Ventures), David Maso (Florida OBX- developer), Butch… Read more »

Good News! Senate passes Flood Insurance Bill

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  On Thursday the US Senate gave final congressional approval to the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HR.3370). The bill passed the Senate 72-22. It has passed the House and will now head to the President’s desk for signature. The bipartisan legislation going to the White House includes offsets for the costs of H.R.3370, which… Read more »