Producers of Wicked Tuna fish for tuna and hit on the Outer Banks!

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  1 OF 4 PHOTOS: Captain T.J. Ott and his crew are competing with local boats on the TV series “Wicked Tuna.” Ott was photographed aboard his boat Hot Tuna in Wanchese, N.C., on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (Steve Earley | The Virginian-Pilot)View all 4 photos | Buy Pilot photos RELATED Blog: Wicked Tuna has been in town… Read more »

BIG NEWS FOR THE OBX!

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President signs flood insurance affordability act By Outer Banks Voice on March 21, 2014   Kitty Hawk after Hurricane Sandy. (NCDOT) President Obama has signed legislation that will roll back a previously passed law that would have made federal flood insurance unaffordable for some property owners.  Called the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, the bill delays changes… 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 »

Touching Story

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OBX businesses help ‘Napkin Notes Dad’ return to Nags Head By Submitted Story on March 4, 2014 Emma and Garth Callaghan, who is battling several forms of cancer, appeared on the Today show. He has been writing notes for his daughter’s lunch since she was in kindergarten. Resort Realty and the popular Rachael Ray Showrecently partnered to put… Read more »

Incredible Summer Ahead!

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Driving into the sales office this morning.  Hard to believe more snow and sleet! This is a sign we will have an incredible Summer!  I’m ready! Courtesy Whitney Hawkins, Sales Broker Duck office.  

Update on Wright Bridge Repaving Project

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Wright Bridge repaving project will not be finished by spring By Sam Walker on February 28, 2014 Work on the bridge continued today. (Sam Walker) Thanks to this winter’s brutal weather, the westbound Wright Memorial Bridge resurfacing project will not be finished this spring as originially planned. “I do not believe there is any scenario that the… Read more »

Please call NC House Representatives today and urge them to vote for HR3370 — Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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A vote on H.R. 3370 -Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act has been delayed until next week. The bill needs 287 votes to pass the House. Only 3 out of 12 NC Reps have co-sponsored the bill: Walter Jones, Renee Ellmers and Mike McIntyre. Continue calling as outlined in OBAR/OBHBA’s call for action below: PLEASE CALL… Read more »