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In 1933, Sam A. Twiford, Sr. — with help from his father, S.W. Twiford — opened the Twiford Funeral Home in a room above the Quinn Furniture Store in Elizabeth City.

The Well Yoga Co-Op, at milepost 5.5 in Kill Devil Hills, was conceived by Laura Martier, and spearheaded by seven Outer Banks residents who saw a need to set up a structure that was inherently different from the typical yoga studio model — for participants and instructors alike.

Five years ago, we were sailing home from St. Petersburg, Florida, and stopped in Venice for the night. A brand new 50’ sailboat was in the slip next to us, and I commented to the proud owner about the awesome shine of his teak bright work. He said, “It’s not teak, its faux teak. It is a pro…

If you head to the Outer Banks through Currituck County, you’re likely to spot a thrift store in Barco that deserves a stop: Brother's Keeper.

Hay Point Live Culture Foods went into business in the winter of 2018, but Owen Sullivan's passion for fermented foods started years ago, in his college apartment kitchen. He was an art school student at East Carolina University by day, but at home found a love for another kind of art — the …

Visitors to the Outer Banks have the opportunity to interface with some of what we residents refer to as “locals.” Most of the interactions are with folks in the “service industries.” Restaurants may be the most prevalent locations where those interactions take place. From servers to chefs t…

This sweet girl has been at the Outer Banks SPCA since July 17 — and she'd love to spend the holidays and the rest of her life with a family of her own. She is a mixed-breed and just under four years old.If you throw her a few tennis balls, she'll be your best friend forever.