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Updated June 18, 2014
“A Sense of Place:
Down East and Beyond”
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Benefits of the Scenic Byway!
First the North Carolina Outer Banks Scenic Byway, and then the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway, this route holds two designations that make Down East, Ocracoke, and Hatteras Island very proud. Continue reading.....
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Diamond City Homecoming is scheduled for
August 16-17, 2014 and the event planners are hard at work preparing for a wonderful weekend of activities! Read more about this event here - the Diamond City Homecoming Brochure! Make plans to attend!
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum offers many opportunities for you to participate and enjoy. Events for the remainder of this year can be found
here! The next event will be the annual fish fry Saturday, July 5. This years event will honor our veterans and military!
The Outer Banks Heritage Trails and the Down East Kayak Paddle Trails map can now be found in visitors centers and businesses througout Carteret County, Ocracoke and Hatteras. Information about the brochure can be found here. The Down East Paddle Trail Map is also available. This map provides 16 different paddle trails in the Down East area. You can catch a glimpse of this map by going to this link.
Caught in NC ~ Featuring Core Sound Seafood and Mr. Big Seafood!
Featured Down East Artist!
Our August Featured Artist is Donal Barbee. Donal lives in Otway and See his work here.
*Registering the oldest oak trees in Atlantic
*Interested in local foods?
*Do you know about Marshallberg Farms?
We'll have a article on this business in our
*Local Foods Down East
*There's a sturgeon farm Down East???
Mango and Kallie live in Straits! Find out
more about them next issue!
HARKERS ISLAND, NC – NC Department of Agriculture is celebrating farms and businesses that produce locally GROWN ~ RAISED ~ CAUGHT ~ MADE right here in North Carolina. This weekt they are featuring Core Sound Seafood and Mr. Big Seafood of Harkers Island! Read more about these businesses and how "caught locally" mades a difference! Read here.
Carteret Community College
Carteret Community College Foundation, Inc. provides continued support to CCC students and programs throughout the year. If you would like to know how you can be a part of supporting your community's future, sign up by going here. From news, events, tournaments, and alumni activities, we are sure to have something to interest you in our monthly newsletters.
Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
The Museum is hosting two teacher workshops this summer - offering CEU's! Check out more information here.
Deadline has been extended until July 27!
Register today! Great opportunities await!
Fundraiser for help Joey Owens
Early in 2002, Joey Owens was diagnosed with a meningioma – a brain tumor. Since that time, Joey has been through many struggles; however, he is now home and progressing. The Ann Street United Methodist Men are having a benefit to help purchase a handicap van. To read more about Joe's Journey and how to purchase tickets for the fundraiser, go to Joe's Story.
Returns Again For the 3rd Year!
MUSIC AND LOCAL SEAFOOD ON
For more information about this event, click here.
Josh Potter Making Plans for a Waterfowl Reserve and Farm
Josh Potter of Marshallberg is making plans for a waterfowl reserve and farm. He is currently trying to raise money for this project. His love of animals and birds is known throughout the community and he has networked with people all over the state who share his love.
For more information and how you can help with this project, go to this website here.