Shoppers Can Help Fight Cancer

DARE COUNTY | Tanger Outlet Centers will be selling a special Pink Card beginning Wednesday that will give customers a 25 percent discount at participating Tanger stores .

The Pink Cards will be available through Oct. 19 for a $1 donation at the Tanger Customer Service Center .

Proceeds from the sale of the cards will benefit a local breast cancer organization.

In addition, Tanger has expanded its efforts to fight lung, colon and prostate cancer. Each time a Tanger shopper purchases the Tanger “Cure Card,” a specially designed gift card, Tanger will donate 10 percent of the purchase price to fight these cancers.

These cards will be available through Dec. 31 .

Dare County

Aquarium to hold trick or treat

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is offering businesses an opportunity to promote and participate in the sixth annual Trick or Treat Under the Sea from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 30.

Booth reservations are $25 for Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and Roanoke Island Business Association members and $35 for others.

The deadline for registration is Sept. 30. Space is limited.

Call (252) 473-3494, ext. 258 or 247.

Employee of the month named

The Outer Banks Hospital has selected nurse Heather Cobb as its Employee of the Month.

Cobb works on the medical/surgical floor and has been recognized by her peers for her commitment to the hospital and its patients.

Cobb received her nursing degree from Cape Fear Community College in 2002. She lives with her husband, Ben, whom she met at a Rodanthe campground one summer while vacationing with her family.

pirate festival starts monday

The third a nnual Outer Banks Pirate Festival will take place at local businesses beginning Monday.

Pirates will invade various businesses along the Outer Banks. Capt. Jack Sparrow will be at the Kitty Hawk Kites locations from Corolla to Hatteras ( 4 p.m. Monday at Nags Head and 4 p.m. Wednesday in Corolla). Capt. Jack and his crew will visit Jolly Roger at 6 p.m. Thursday.

On Friday, the crew will be at Big Al’s Soda Foundation & Grill at noon and will invade Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo from 2 to 5 p.m. A free movie will be shown at 8 p.m. at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head.

The festival will conclude from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head.

Pasquotank County

taylor mueller honors agent

Taylor Mueller Realty has named George Bright as Listing Agent of the Month and Sales Agent of the Month for August.

SunTrust named preferred lender

Taylor Mueller Realty has announced that SunTrust Mortgage is its in-house preferred lender.

Loan officers are available in the Taylor Mueller Realty office to discuss different types of loans and to assist customers with choosing the loan that is right for them.

small-business summit is free

A full-day Small Business Resource Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Thursday at Elizabeth City State University’s K. E. White Graduate Center.

The summit will be hosted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Atlanta Region and the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center.

The free event will bring together 30 providers of small- business loans, grants, and technical and educational services to allow prospective and current small-business owners to have a one- stop shopping forum to learn about the resources available to them.

The summit will include presentations on topics of interest to small-business owners.

For more information, call John Meeks at (919) 787-8727, ext. 4915, or Carolyn Perry at (919) 250-4314, ext. 4251.

Assistant estimator named

Tom Jennings, a native of Elizabeth City, has joined the Raleigh office of Geo. Raper & Son Inc. as an assistant estimator.

Jennings will be responsible for researching and assembling price estimates for potential construction projects, rainwater harvesting installation and customized design-build prototypes.

He previously worked with State Utility Contractors and Quality Builders and completed the Estimators Training Program at the Construction Estimating Institute and the Carolinas AGC Project SuperVISION program.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Carolina University.

Perquimans County

Hardee’s will open Tuesday

A new Hardee’s restaurant will open Tuesday in Hertford at 2000 Ocean Hwy.

It will open at 6 a.m. with the breakfast menu.

The hours of operation are 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. On Sunday, it will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

meetings + events


Ribbon cutting 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18, Farmer2Fork, 3723 N. Croatan Hwy., Ocean Plaza.

Karen Santos, (252) 338-2590,

[email protected]

agent honored

Taylor Mueller Realty has named George Bright as Listing Agent of the Month and Sales Agent of the Month for August.

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