Great Restaurants in Currituck, NC

For many people, not having to cook is a requirement for vacation. Who wants to spend time sweating over a hot stove when you can spend more time on the beach and less time in the kitchen by visiting one of our amazing OBX restaurants?

If you’re in the mood for fresh OBX seafood, check out North Banks Restaurant and Raw Bar for a casual setting and great service. If you’re looking to bring dinner back to your beach house for your family, go to Steamers for gourmet take out seafood. Staying at the Inn at Corolla Light? Visit The Oceanfront Grille for their signature crab cakes, you won’t regret it. If you’ve got picky eaters in tow, don’t worry — all of these places have non-seafood options, too.

If you’re ready for some classic southern soul food and Carolina barbecue, don’t miss Southland Trade Corp. Located right across the VA-NC state line, this perfect pit stop has fantastic food and mouth-watering barbecue. Currituck BBQ also has some of the best BBQ in North Carolina at great prices, and Saltydawg Smokehouse will make you cry tears of joy with their award-winning pork barbecue, beef brisket, and BBQ chicken. BJ’s Carolina Cafe is a great choice to stop before you get to the beach or on the way home! All are perfectly located for a pit stop driving to or from the Outer Banks, NC.

Trying to please a crowd? InOut Pizza or Giant Slice Pizza are family favorites, or check out Kelly’s Outer Banks Restaurant and Tavern or Barry’s on Walnut Island for drinks and a casual atmosphere with a variety of food choices.

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or something in between, you’ll find what you’re looking for in one of our Currituck and Corolla restaurants. From seafood to classic Carolina barbecue to classic family favorites, we’ve got something to please everyone.

Please contact the Currituck Chamber of Commerce for more questions about Currituck restaurants and other business in Currituck, North Carolina.

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2013 Currituck Chamber Small Business Awards Applications

2013 Currituck Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Applications

2013 Currituck Chamber Small Business Award Application

2013 Chamber Non-Profit of the Year Award Application

2013 Corporate Community Service Award Application

2013 Currituck Chamber Most Attractive Application

2013 John Gregory Shuk Exemplery Service Award Criteria

2013 Sustainability Award_Currituck Chamber of Commerce

Please print out the applications and email to or fax to 252-453-2349 no later than August 31st!

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The Currituck Chamber of Commerce-Ribbon Cutting for Independent Consultant Donna Jackson, Paparazzi Accessories

Currituck Chamber ribbon cutting

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting for Paparazzi Accessories at the Chamber office in Moyock, NC.
Pictured Left to Right:
Kristi Parrotte, Gregory & Associates CPA, Donna Jackson Independent Consultant-Paparazzi Accessories, Theresa Dozier, TowneBank, NC State Senator Bill Cook, Joyce Breiner, Farm Bureau Ins., Michelle Ellis, Currituck Travel & Tourism, Donna’s daughter , Diane Nordstrom, Director of Currituck Travel & Tourism, Susie Sullivan, Sun Realty, Josh Bass, Currituck Chamber President.

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang!


21th Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks



Come join Currituck County on the Fourth of July and watch the best fireworks on the Outer Banks! The 21st Annual Independence Day Celebration will take place at the Currituck Heritage Park in Corolla, a part of Currituck County. The fireworks will start at dusk at the event.

The Currituck County event includes local BBQ, pizza, and popcorn. A variety of activities, including a cornhole tournament, will be available for family members of all ages. The cornhole tournament begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tidewater Drive Band will be performing music for the evening. The band is a dance and party band, with eight members and a complete horn section. The Tidewater Drive Band performs for a variety of functions and has specializations in genres such as Disco and Motown as well as songs related to each performance and Top 40 songs.

Sponsored by the Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism.

Admission and Parking are free. For additional details please visit

If you plan to head down in the morning please be advised:

The Town of Duck will hold the 9th Annual 4th of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

Please plan accordingly if you are travelling through the Town of Duck on the morning of July 4.  Businesses are also asked to advise staff as well as delivery vehicles of the anticipated congestion.  Traffic may be more congested than usual between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  The parade is expected to last for one hour and draw between 5,000-7,000 attendees.




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CenturyLink helps eastern North Carolina businesses prepare for Hurricane Season



June 17, 2013  Derek Kelly, (252)


CenturyLink helps eastern North Carolina businesses prepare for Hurricane Season

Company recommends continuity plan to help protect business-critical functions

WAKE FOREST, N.C. –The Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1, and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is encouraging eastern North Carolina businesses of all sizes to prepare for severe weather by updating their business continuity and disaster recovery plans with resources that will help minimize and even eliminate risks.

Even minimal downtime during a storm can result in lost revenue and customers, which is why CenturyLink makes careful preparations to keep its network operating for business customers when severe weather impacts the area. A few extra resources from CenturyLink may help business customers weather a storm.

CenturyLink Resources for eastern North Carolina Businesses

  • CenturyLink business customers with voice services can take advantage of Emergency Call Forwarding (ECF) for up to 90 days at no charge when CenturyLink determines that an area has been impacted by a natural disaster.  ECF helps businesses stay in contact with their customers by forwarding calls to an alternate local phone number, including local wireless numbers. Customers can call 1-800-786-6272 to request this service.
  • Moving critical business data from an office to the cloud is an easy way to protect a company’s information from damaging, severe weather. Businesses can find peace of mind by having their data and infrastructure located off-site and far away from the storm in a secure, reliable data center. For information on CenturyLink’s managed and cloud hosting services go to
  • Business customers who rely on CenturyLink for voice, data hosting or managed services are encouraged to report service outages or request repairs resulting from storm damage by calling the company’s 24-hour repair center at 1-800-786-6272.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Tips

CenturyLink consults with some of the world’s largest enterprises to establish comprehensive business continuity programs that help minimize or eliminate business disruptions. Here are tips for implementing an effective plan:

  • A good plan should address four key elements: building(s), systems, equipment and personnel, plus contingencies for the loss of any or all of them.
  • Know your company’s critical functions, vendors and suppliers and what you would stand to lose if they were unavailable for a few hours, a day or weeks. Create continuity plans for those you cannot afford to be without.
  • Develop a communications plan so that employees can reach one another and learn where to go if a building is closed, etc. Use new forms of communication technology such as text messaging or social media to disseminate critical information if needed.
  • Consider cloud-based services or other technologies that provide cost-effective redundancies to help maintain business operations.
  • Test your business continuity plan at least annually and when staff changes occur.

“Not being prepared is a big mistake,” said Rondi Furgason, CenturyLink’s vice president and general manager for eastern North Carolina. “Businesses may put off disaster preparedness planning because it seems costly and daunting, but it is manageable with clear priorities, a well documented plan and a strong team. With severe weather on the way, there is no better time than now to do some planning.”

To help protect the communications services it provides to businesses, CenturyLink has developed an internal disaster preparedness plan that puts recovery practices in motion before a storm ever reaches North Carolina.

“CenturyLink has a long history of ensuring the reliability and resiliency of our services under any circumstance,” said Furgason. “We have plans in place to prepare for pending storms and for restoring services, should they be impacted, as quickly as possible after a weather-related event.”

For more information about CenturyLink services for businesses, go to

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit

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The 2013 Chamber Guide is here!

The 2013 Chamber Guide has arrived! By now you should have received one in your mailbox. Tells us what you think! Our cover picture this year was taken by Brooke Mayo Photographers and we couldn’t be more please with it. You just have to smile when you look at it!! If you would like some to give to your customers, just let us know! 252-453-94972013 Currituck Chamber Guide Cover

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