I woke up this morning and wanted to tell my friend Glenn Eure that I had taken my "pretty pills" because he always suggested that I had every time he saw me. I know he said this to all the women that came into his Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head, but I believed him because Glenn said it wi…
His musical reach on the Outer Banks is undeniable. His voice is instantly recognizable to those who tune into his broadcasts. His influence has, seemingly, seeped into the sands that his listeners populate as they soak up the sun, digging the tunes he provides.
If Kill Devil Hills couple Ben Battaile and Laurén Schaefer ever need a slogan for their respective careers, it should be: “He rescues; She rehabs.”
The beaches and waters of the Outer Banks provide obvious settings and abundant material for local filmmakers. Raymond Wallace, however, often looks elsewhere — into the woods and swamps and deserted locations that generate fear, and into the creepy recesses of the human mind.
Outer Banks entrepreneur Jo Hopkins Whitehead could give a seminar on how to build a small successful empire in a beach-side community, despite unpredictable weather patterns, a seasonal customer base and personal tragedy.
It’s known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic — the treacherous waters off the coast of North Carolina have claimed the hulks of countless ships, and it is with as much passion they claim the curiosity of Kevin P. Duffus.
As a working musician, you get calls that you don’t expect. Some calls might be a benefit used to raise money for a worthy cause. No money involved, but you’re donating your talents to help someone or an organization that needs it. Some calls are just regular jobs or, perhaps, one of your fe…
“My comedy is serious,” says Greg Smrdel, stand-up comic, author, and trivia expert. “You can have the funny part, but you have to back it up with being a business man, as well.”
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.