The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has sent a letter to Senator Bill Cook and other area representatives opposing the elimination of the pier manager position at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The letter was approved unanimously the board’s at its regularly scheduled meeting and sent June 22, 2016.more»
Community Events and Invitations
The Outer Banks Seafood Festival Committee is excited to announce the 2016 Schedule of Events. This year’s event will be held October 15, 2016 at The Soundside Event Site, Nags Head.more»
The Beach Food Pantry is hosting its first Summer Lu’au at Jennette's Pier. The family-friendly event will feature live entertainment by Ohana of Polynesia, DJ music, hors d’oeuvres, prize basket and 50/50 raffles, and island-themed fun.more»
Dare County Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2016 Outer Banks Veterans Writing Project, which will be held November 5 and 6 at UNC Coastal Studies Institute on Roanoke Island.more»
Owens’ Restaurant matriarch Clara Mae was born in 1946, the year her parents decided to move their restaurant business from Roanoke Island to Nags Head. Back then, everyone thought Bob Owens and his wife Clara were out of their minds for opening up shop on the desolate strip of land in south Nags Head. This was before the Outer Banks was a vacation destination, when most outside business came from fishing charters and hunting parties.