Still time to vote for your Outer Banks favorites in the Coastland Gold 2021 People’s Choice Awards

Published 11:55 am Saturday, October 9, 2021

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Voting is open through 11:59 p.m. on October 13 for the inaugural Coastland Gold 2021 People’s Choice Awards, a new way to recognize businesses, people and places that make the Outer Banks and surrounding areas so special brought to you by The Coastland Times.

Participants can go to to vote for their favorites by selecting from six groups of categories: Activities, Cuisine, Home, People, Retail and Services.

Within the Activities group, categories include Beach Access, Camping Spot, Charter Boat, Fishing Pier, Karaoke, Marina, Putt Putt, Yoga Studio and many more.

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Included in the Cuisine group are categories for Barbecue, Brewery, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt, International Cuisine, Pasta, Pizza, Seafood Restaurant, Steaks, Tacos, Wings and many others.

In the Home group, participants will find categories such as Appliances, Building Supply Store, Contractor, Electrical Services, Flooring, Furniture Store, Handyman Services, Housekeeping, HVAC Company, Mattress Store, Mortgage Lender, Pest Control Services, Real Estate Agency and many more.

The People group includes categories for favorite Accountant, Banker, Insurance Agent, Local Artist, School Teacher, Veterinarian and more.

Within the Retail group, categories include Antique Shop, Auto Dealer, Beach Supply Store, Bookstore, Boutique, Fishing Supply Shop, Jewelry Store, New Business, Surf/Skate Shop as well as many others.

In the Services category, participants can nominate their favorites among categories such as Audiology, Bank, Boatbuilder, Dental Practice, Hair Salon, Insurance Agency, Law Office, Nail Salon, Pet Groomer, Veterinary Practice and many more.

Participants can vote in any or all of the categories to help make sure their favorite businesses, people and places make it to the top spot. Within each category, the top vote-getter will win and two other finalists will also be recognized.

For those who would prefer to enter their votes on paper, ballots will be available in this weekend’s print edition of The Coastland Times.



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