The measure of a community is reflected by how they treat one of their own when one of their own is in need; That’s where the rubber meets the road.
Throughout the Outer Banks, friends and family gathered to mark the nation's 242nd birthday with picnics, parades, patriotic concerts and fireworks.
Dare County Arts Council is now accepting applications for its 6th Annual Outer Banks Veterans Writing Workshop, which is returning to the Outer Banks Nov. 10-11.
Charlie Most’s days are occupied with steel beams and joists and construction projects worth tens and sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars. His leisure time is filled with pirates and shipwrecks, an obsessive modern-day architect and a long-dead female adventurer with whom he connects.
Eleven-year-old Felicity Lipchak is all about turtles. Sea turtles, box turtles, snapping turtles, bog turtles, spiny softshell turtles, chicken turtles, diamondback turtles, mud turtles — it matters not.
Outer Banks musician Christian Benedi is having a busy summer — and that’s OK by him. Throughout the year, he can be found performing up and down the beach — Fish Heads, Hurricane Mo’s, Trio, Outer Banks Brewing Station — as well as REAL Watersports on Hatteras Island, “but it slows down on …
With the intense seasonality of tourism affecting a variety of industries, Outer Banks residents are no strangers to holding multiple jobs and keeping long hours to make the most of the busy summers.
According to the results of a recent Coast Facebook poll, 59 percent of the 290 respondents have received a vaccine to protect against the influenza viruses this flu season.
Outer Banks singer-songwriter Chuck Larson had moved beyond trying to “make it” in the music business when he was rewarded with a payoff from an unexpected direction: A song he copyrighted in 1971 was chosen by rapper Ice Cube to promote a video game — released nearly six decades later.
When local entrepreneur Terry Bell decided to open The Spice & Tea Exchange of Duck, she knew she wanted it to be more than a place to buy quality products: She wanted it to be a must-stop destination for people who find joy in cooking, just as she does.
As dawn illuminates New York City, the streets are dotted with bagel shops, their windows heavy with steam as droplets of condensation offer passersby visions of the goodies tucked in baskets inside.
Each winter, Megan Lambert and her family shelve their surfboards and skimboards and turn their attention north and west. They travel to snow-covered mountains and indulge their passion for gliding along smooth surfaces.
One local artist has been able to combine cherished memories of her own into a gift she can share with others by creating hand-painted Christmas ornaments.
Outer Banks Dare Challenge — a drug addiction treatment center — is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to raise $22,000 to pay off the mortgage on the nonprofit’s building on Highway 345 in Wanchese.
Kitty Hawk resident Jason Evans will be honored Sunday, Oct. 15, for his 10th anniversary as director of music ministries and organist at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.
When Janet Fenton was five years old growing up in suburb of Washington, D.C., she awoke one morning to see a horse walking down her street, unattended. Her family took care of the horse until its owner was found.
Three Outer Banks women have dedicated their lives to helping people find their true self or path, accessing the higher self, physical healing, recognizing their connection to the universe and releasing blocks toward positive progress.
Hatteras Island yoga practitioner Natalie Kahn is a registered yoga teacher, trained in the Himalayan tradition — a practice of self-exploration, self-discovery and self-realization born at least 5,000 years ago in ancient cave monasteries of the Himalayas.
No one moves to the Outer Banks for more of the same. Even our location so far from shore in the churning Atlantic speaks to the yearning for challenge, and the sense that anything is possible.
Nichole Spruill wants you to eat your vegetables. She is a farmer. Born and raised in Coastal Carolina. She wants you to know that there is a bounty of food being grown just miles from the beaches of the Outer Banks. Her company, Coastal Farmers’ Co-operative, will bring it to your doorstep.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and in honor of her late-daughter, Averi, Roxie Valdivieso will host a fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the church fellowship hall at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road, Kitty Hawk.
Growing up in a family of educators, everyone assumed that Sharon Wheless would become a teacher. She did, though not in the conventional sense.
To walk into Spring Arbor of The Outer Banks on a cool evening is to walk through a cheerful chorus of hellos from the residents enjoying the fall-like weather.
For nearly half of a century, Glenn Eure has been impacting the art scene on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Colington artist is the heart of the arts in this coastal enclave. From handing out thousands upon thousands of pen and ink watercolor boat pictures to visitors to his Ghost Fl…
As a surfer you meet heaps of people. With some people you stay connected in the water, and with some the experience is more fleeting. And then there are those who stick with you no matter where you go. Mickey McCarthy was one of those people. At the mere mention of his name, a smile broaden…
Local author Joseph L.S. Terrell will sign copies of his latest book, “The Last Blue Moon in May,” from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, August 11, at Duck’s Cottage, 1240 Duck Road, Duck.
People who live on the Outer Banks are accustomed to weather-related emergencies and the possibility of a ship running aground on the shoals.
Southern Shores residents Laura Martier and her husband Dan Martier are known for their musical gifts — she is a gifted vocalist. He is a a drummer and percussionist held in the highest regard.
Journeyman drummer Dan Martier’s reputation among his peers is as good as it gets. He’s humble, earnest, kind, reliable — and über talented.
Mike Dianna had little more than a passion and a small venue in 2011, but that small venue launched what’s become a signature event and fueled his idea that the Outer Banks can be a destination for musicians and performers, as well as vacationers.
On August 9, Roanoke Island resident Kaila Bartee will be in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she’ll suit up for the first time as a National Football League cheerleader for the Carolina Panthers football team.
Chef Pok Choeichom has an exotic name befitting his mastery of exotic cuisine. But he is more of a local than many Outer Bankers. Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, Choeichom moved to the barrier islands in 1985 at age 8.
Sometimes a place just speaks to your soul. It gets inside you and awakens the dormant artist within — or, in the case of veteran singer-songwriter Jamie Trent, it serves as a muse.
He has a librarian look, is a brainiac and can be deadly serious. It’s a perfect foil to another side of Stuart Parks, an archivist at the Outer Banks History Center. Parks is one funny guy. Quick witted and creative by nature, he channels the absurdities in life and turns them into written …