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2014-03-13 23:25:28

May 30 to June 1, 2014 is Live and Learn Weekend on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The weekend includes lodging at First Colony Inn, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, dinner at Fisherman's Wharf in Wanchese, a cocktail reception and dinner at a private home on Roanoke Island, and choice of excursions including kayaking, nature walks, boat rides, and a tour of Jennette's Pier, in addition to hands-on experiments and seminars. Nags Head, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Scientists from...

2010-05-07 09:30:00

NAGS HEAD, N.C., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Aquarium Society today announced that Dominion Resources, the parent company of Dominion North Carolina Power, has donated $500,000 to fund alternative energy demonstrations at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head: http://www.ncaquariums.com/aquarium-piers/jennettes-pier The ocean pier is under construction and is expected to begin operating in the spring 2011. It is owned and will be operated by the North Carolina Aquariums and will...

2008-07-27 09:00:24

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot nags head First to go will likely be the beat-up, uncovered sandbags that block public access on the beach. Next could be the ugly bald bags piled willy-nilly in front of oceanfront houses. Now that the state has inventoried all the exposed sandbags protecting properties in coastal counties, a priority list for removal is being made in preparation for sending notices to property owners. Ted Tyndall, assistant director...

2008-07-22 09:00:40

Virginia Beach lifeguards have taken top honors in the South Atlantic Lifesaving Association's Regional Lifeguard Competition. The 22-person team took the top honor during a series of events held on Pleasure Island in North Carolina on July 16 and 17, the association said. Lifeguards from Nags Head Fire and Ocean Rescue also placed first in the B Division, or small agency division. Corolla Ocean Rescue placed second, three points behind Nags Head. The competition also included...

2008-07-20 09:00:24

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot The Nags Head Board of Commissioners decided Friday not to pursue a potential project with the Army Corps of Engineers that would have put sand dredged from Oregon Inlet on town beaches. "The decision was already made by the Corps of Engineers that the sand would go to Pea Island," Commissioner Doug Remaley said. The board was going to consider sending a letter to the corps expressing interest in the possible project, which...

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot Nags Head Efforts to widen Nags Head beaches have failed over the years at the federal, county and local levels, but another idea goes on the table today. The Board of Commissioners will meet to decide whether the town should send a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers expressing interest in a project that might provide sand through a nearby dredging initiative. "The sand would be pumped up from Oregon Inlet and onto Nags Head...