After 40 years of running a successful business, not only does Linda Porter keep finding new ways to serve her clients, she is passionate about helping those just starting their careers.
Seven years ago, Shree Fulcher, local healer and owner of the recently relocated and expanded Ascension Studio, OBX at the old Pit Surf Shop in Kill Devil Hills, woke up in a hospital bed badly beaten.
In 1933, Sam A. Twiford, Sr. — with help from his father, S.W. Twiford — opened the Twiford Funeral Home in a room above the Quinn Furniture Store in Elizabeth City.
Tucked away in Avon on Hatteras Island, Cape Hatteras Coffee Company is a fledgling roastery exploring the excitement of third wave coffee with Matt Stankavich at the helm.
Cheryl Blankenship and Heather Geoghegan of Island Acupuncture& Massage are on a mission to serve the Outer Banks community with the healing power of acupuncture, as well as other healing modalities, including guasha, cupping, herbal remedies, dry needling, and massage.
The Well Yoga Co-Op, at milepost 5.5 in Kill Devil Hills, was conceived by Laura Martier, and spearheaded by seven Outer Banks residents who saw a need to set up a structure that was inherently different from the typical yoga studio model — for participants and instructors alike.
Rhonda Koon is on a mission to make organic, healthy food affordable, and accessible to everyone. Opened in May of this year, and located in the Kinakeet Shops in Avon on Hatteras Island.
Five years ago, we were sailing home from St. Petersburg, Florida, and stopped in Venice for the night. A brand new 50’ sailboat was in the slip next to us, and I commented to the proud owner about the awesome shine of his teak bright work. He said, “It’s not teak, its faux teak. It is a pro…
If you head to the Outer Banks through Currituck County, you’re likely to spot a thrift store in Barco that deserves a stop: Brother's Keeper.
During the hot summer months, we've all felt the negative effects of dehydration. Whether we are experiencing the headache and nausea from a few too many the night before, the foggy, exhausted feeling you get after a few too many hours spent in the sun, or the groggy jet lagged feeling you c…
Hay Point Live Culture Foods went into business in the winter of 2018, but Owen Sullivan's passion for fermented foods started years ago, in his college apartment kitchen. He was an art school student at East Carolina University by day, but at home found a love for another kind of art — the …
Courtney Gallop has been fascinated with funerals since she was 10 years old.
Robert Herrera, owner of White Knight Road Side Services in Moyock, says he chose the name of the company based on the response of his customers.
It’s that time of year — when year-round homeowners and rental property owners take a look around and decide what needs to be spruced up for the summer season.
Christmas is closing in, and holiday shoppers are bustling throughout the Outer Banks buying last minute gifts, and — in some cases — packing them up to ship off to far-flung friends and family.
How do you top a new business’ fantastic first year of offering great coffee and delicious ice cream in a welcoming, family environment? For the gang at Higher Grounds Coffee & Ice Cream Company on Colington Island, you just add a dash of Christmas.
Visitors to the Outer Banks have the opportunity to interface with some of what we residents refer to as “locals.” Most of the interactions are with folks in the “service industries.” Restaurants may be the most prevalent locations where those interactions take place. From servers to chefs t…
This sweet girl has been at the Outer Banks SPCA since July 17 — and she'd love to spend the holidays and the rest of her life with a family of her own. She is a mixed-breed and just under four years old.If you throw her a few tennis balls, she'll be your best friend forever.
Holidays are a time for gift giving, a tradition that can be traced to the very first Christmas, when three wise kings from the East bestowed tributes to the newborn Son of God.
Currituck County Economic Development reached out to some of the business owners in Currituck County to get their take on the best thing about doing business in the county. Here's what they found out: