Below you will find some helpful resources
HOME & BUSINESS
Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety -- Tips to protect your home or business (www.disastersafety.org)
National Fire Protection Association -- Current information on fire, electrical, and home/building safety (www.nfpa.org)
Ready.gov -- Site managed my the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Excellent resource for disaster kit assembly (www.ready.gov)
American Red Cross -- Tips for disaster preparedness and response (www.redcross.org)
Federal Emergency Management Agency -- Disaster assistance and information (www.fema.gov)
Virginia Departmant of Emergency Management -- Local disaster assistance and information (www.vaemergency.gov)
Department of Homeland Security -- Great federal resource for disaster preparation (www.dhs.gov)
INSURANCE INFORMATION & JUST FOR FUN
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety -- Up-to-date information on automobile safety (www.iihs.org)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administraion -- Driving and vehicle safety information as well as research and data (www.nhtsa.gov)
Automotive Safety Council -- Industry driven forum promoting public safetey (www.automotivesafetycouncil.org)
DRIVE SMART Virginia -- Non-profit organization charged with raising awareness and changing behavior in order to improve the safety of the roadways of the Commonwealth (http://www.drivesmartva.org)
Insurance Information Institute -- Dedicated to improving public understanding of insurance (www.iii.org)
Fun Science Facts! (http://www.hightechscience.org)
All about our natural beauty, the Chesapeake Bay (http://www.chesapeakebay.net)
Give your brain a workout (http://www.braingle.com)
LOCAL VIRGINIA INFORMATION and RESOURCES
Mitchport Builders -- Quality custom homes (www.mitchportbuilder.com)
The Monkey and the Weasel -- Custom embroidery and applique at great prices! (http://www.facebook.com/monkeyandweasel)
Caroline County Humane Society -- Our Mission, through our Foster/Adoption Program is to rescue, assist with and provide for the health and welfare of animals that have been abused, neglected, abandoned, surrendered, lost or injured (www.carolinehumanesociety.org)
Caroline Weather Center-- Local, reliable weather forecasts and information (http://www.carolineweathercenter.com/)
Caroline County Neutral News -- This blog was inspired by a desire to keep my fellow residents of Caroline County well-informed about what is going on in our beautiful county. (https://www.facebook.com/pg/neutralnews)
Caroline Crossroads -- This page provides news, information, links and documents for the Caroline County community. It is hosted by fredericksburg.com and serves as supplemental coverage for The Free Lance-Star newspaper. (https://www.facebook.com/Caroline-Crossroads-112079665523679/)
Caroline County, VA -- Caroline's official website with local government information and county happenings (https://co.caroline.va.us/)
Town of Bowling Green, VA -- Bowling Green's official website with town information and events. (http://www.townofbowlinggreen.com/)
Town of Port Royal, VA -- Official website of Port Royal, our river town that nearly was our nation's capital! (http://www.townofportroyal.us/)
Visitor's Center of Caroline -- Information on what to see, where to eat, and all about Caroline Co, VA! (https://co.caroline.va.us/149/Visitors)
Caroline Fair -- Official website of the Caroline County Agricultural Fair, an award-winning big, little fair with happenings throughout the year! (http://www.carolinefair.com/)
Meadow Event Park -- Birthplace and home of legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat. The Meadow has transformed from a family farm to a multi-purpose venue that is home to the State Fair of Virginia and other notable events. (https://www.meadoweventpark.com)
Dominion Raceway and Entertainment -- NASCAR (registered trademark) affiliated racing and entertainment venue. Cirle track, road course, drag strip, cart racing, and special events. (http://www.dominionraceway.com/)
The Free Lance-Star, Caroline Local -- Professional news media.
NORTH CAROLINA FRIENDS
Triple Fins -- 23213 Surf Side Drive Rodanthe, NC 27968
Triple Fins is a 5 bed, 4.5 bath vacation rental home. On Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks, located an easy-strolling 2 minute walk to the beach, this family vacation property has it all: pool, hot tub, open kitchen and living area, pool table, 2 king beds, 2 queen beds, and a bunk trundle bedroom.
Island Escape -- 26139 Otter Way Salvo, NC 27972
Island Escape is a 7 bed, 7.5 bath vacation rental home beauty on the sound side of Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks. Expansive sound views, this mutli-family vacation property is top notch: elevator, pool, hot tub, volleyball court, open kitchen and living area, pool table, 5 master suites in total with 3 king beds, 2 queen beds, and 2 bunk trundle rooms.
The Blue Whale -- 27307 Hwy 12 Salvo, NC 27972
Serving Hatteras Island for over 47 years. Locally owned family business takes pride in its friendly and helpful employees. Many of their customers shop with us instead of making the long trip to a larger grocery store and having to wait in long lines. While stocking a large variety of groceries, beverages, beach supplies, hot sauces, bait, fishing tackle, auto supplies, hardware, camping supplies, gifts, as well as ice, gasoline, and firewood, we maintain the feel of a traditional “mom and pop” market. Our motto “If we don’t carry it, we’ll tell you where to go” sums up our large selection of items. We are open from May through November providing supplies to vacationers, fishermen, and other sportsmen.
Rodanthe Pier -- 2451 Atlantic Drive Rodanthe, NC 27968
The Rodanthe Pier exists solely for the enjoyment of the fine people that love to visit, vacation, and live on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, whether they love or live to fish or just enjoy the beach. It is our intent to provide the atmosphere necessary to nurture that experience for the entire family.
Hatteras Island Pet Resort -- 23350 NC-12 Rodanthe, NC 27968
Boarding and grooming facility located in Rodanthe, on the Outer Banks of NC. The Pet Resort is the ONLY boarding facility on Hatteras Island. Each run is 6 feet indoors and 8 feet outdoors in length, with the indoor area climate controlled (A/C and heat) throughout the year. We welcome all pets, including dogs, cats, birds and any other family members that vaycay with you.
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center --
8770 Oregon Inlet Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
Some find it here: 98 NC Highway 12 South, Nags Head, NC 27959
Home of the largest and most modern fishing fleet on the eastern seaboard. A full service marina, Oregon Inlet offers a comprehensive fishing experience for the "old salt" or the vacationing fisherman.
Hatteras Harbor Marina -- 58058 NC-12, Hatteras, NC 27943
Full service marina and deli. Charter fishing.
LOCAL NORTH CAROLINA
INFORMATION and RESOURCES
Dare County, NC -- Dare County's official website with local government information and county happenings
Currituck County, NC -- Currituck County's official website with local government information and county happenings
Town of Nags Head, NC -- Nags Head's official website with town information and events.
Town of Kitty Hawk, NC -- Official website of Kitty Hawk, home of the Wright Brothers' first flight!
Town of Duck, NC -- Duck's official website with town information and events.
OuterBanks.org -- Comprehensive website with information about all things Outer Banks. An excellent resource!
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