Back to  School Beach Party for Food for Thought August 28

Back to School Beach Party for Food for Thought August 28

OBX Arts & Crafts Show

OBX Arts & Crafts Show

Outer Banks Charity Classic Tennis Tournament raises funds for Dare Hospice

Outer Banks Charity Classic Tennis Tournament raises funds for Dare Hospice

Outer Banks Charity Classic Tennis Tournament raises funds for Dare Hospice and the Outer Banks Tennis Association In addition to promoting tennis, the 14th Annual Outer Banks Charity Classic Tennis Tournament is the signature fundraiser for Dare Hospice, a service of the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services. Thanks to generous community support(…)

RIBBON OF HOPE GRANTS

RIBBON OF HOPE GRANTS

RIBBON OF HOPE GRANTS The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation invites nonprofit organizations to apply for one-time grants of $25,000 for projects furthering science, health and education in their communities. Many nonprofits are providing outstanding services, but are struggling with limited resources to meet the needs of their local communities as their own budgets are squeezed.(…)

The 2016 Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series 23-26

The 2016 Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series 23-26

The 2016 Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series will feature five acclaimed musicians from around the country. Residents and visitors are invited to attend free concerts from All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores to the Dare County Art’s Council’s upstairs gallery from August 23th – 26th. The series will feature chamber music performed by(…)

Kill Devil Hills Grant Funding August 25

Kill Devil Hills Grant Funding August 25

The North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) provides dollar- for-dollar matching grants to local governments for parks and recreational projects to serve the public. The Town of Kill Devil Hills has recently applied for $250,000 in grant funding through PARTF for the completion of the multi-use path project that begins at the north(…)

Report Card on Family Friendly Policies

Report Card on Family Friendly Policies

Last Wednesday, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a nationwide report card grading all 50 states on key family-friendly policies like paid sick days, paid family medical leave and pregnancy accommodations. Disappointingly, North Carolina received a “D” grade for its lack of any policy requiring employers to provide paid sick days, paid maternity,(…)

Ten Things All Children Need to Succeed in School and Life

Ten Things All Children Need to Succeed in School and Life

  BACK TO SCHOOL … ALREADY? Ten Things All Children Need to Succeed in School and Life   AN EXCELLENT EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT in which parents and teachers work together to prepare each child for career or college.   SMALLER CLASS SIZES because better outcomes result when individual attention is possible for each child.   ACCESS(…)

The Interior Department plans to offer leases on 122,000 acres off North Carolina’s northern Outer Banks for offshore wind turbines.

The Interior Department plans to offer leases on 122,000 acres off North Carolina’s northern Outer Banks for offshore wind turbines.

BY BRUCE HENDERSON bhenderson@charlotteobserver.com The Interior Department plans to offer leases on 122,000 acres off North Carolina’s northern Outer Banks for offshore wind turbines. The site is called the Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area, which at its closest point is 24 nautical miles from shore. Kitty Hawk was one of three areas covering more than(…)