Commissioners OK solar farm on 225 acres in Currituck County

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y Outer Banks Voice on June 8, 2014 Construction of the first solar energy plant in Currituck County has been given the green light by the Board of Commissioners. The solar farm is planned for about 225 acres along N.C. 34 across from Shawboro Elementary School. It could be online sometime next year and generate enough power… Read more »

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 »