Even as architectural styles, furnishings, and “must have” amenities in homes change over the years, what never changes is people’s desire to peek inside the doors to see what’s new.
The Outer Banks has been through a lot — but there's also a lot to celebrate, like the resiliency of its residents, and the way neighbors help neighbors, and strangers help strangers.
It looks like Friday the 13th is living up to its moniker as being an unlucky date. In its 11 a.m. update on Friday, Sept. 13, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Humberto is highly likely to form in the next 24 hours as it descends upon the Bahamas on before moving north to th…
Singer-songwriter Jamie Trent and his family spent a week in Ocracoke Village last year. He enjoyed it so much, he professed his love for the island in song before heading back home to Lynchburg.
It all started on a sailboat. On a beautiful Wednesday evening back in the summer of 2009, I was one of many friends aboard the “Love and Luck,” heading out to the Albemarle Sound for a Wednesday night sail from Colington Harbor. As we approached the end of the canal and the harbor came into…
The annual Dare County Special Olympics BBQ fundraiser, originally scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 6, has been postponed.
Sometimes it’s the craftsman who saves the craft.
The 9th Annual Outer Banks Gay Pride Festival is set for Friday-Sunday, Sept. 13-15, on the Outer Banks. The event features live music, craft beers and wines, local restaurants, vendors, entertainers, two sunset cruises, and a drag brunch.
The Mustang Outreach Program, a nonprofit rock ‘n’ roll-based music music education organization founded in 2012, has worked hard to bring music to youths — and now it is moving into larger digs in Seagate North Shopping Center in Kill Devil Hills.
The 10th Annual Outer Banks Shrimp CookOff is from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Ocean Boulevard Restaurant, 4700 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk.
On Sept.13-14, Hatteras Island will celebrate in true Outer Banks-style with food, music, and community at the annual Day at the Docks event. It kicks off in the heart of Hatteras Village with activities for all ages at Willis Boat Landing, Oden’s Dock, and Hatteras Harbor Marina.
For too long, Brenda Thacker watched loved ones and friends struggle with addiction and substance abuse, only to be shunned by society and written off as weak-minded and criminal.
What do you get when you combine the culture of surfing, the artistry of independent films, and the beauty of the Outer Banks?
You can mingle with Good Queen Bess, noblemen and other 16th century notables at the upcoming Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival. The annual event, which takes place the last weekend of September on the grounds of the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, is Friday-Saturday, Sept. 27-28…
A project to construct a new Architectural Barrier Act (ABA) accessible hunt blind and wildlife-viewing platform within an authorized Cape Hatteras National Seashore waterfowl hunting area on Bodie Island is scheduled to begin this week. Erie, Pennsylvania-based Green Dream International LLC…
For five hundred years, the Outer Banks has been home to horses brought over by Spanish colonizers either directly or after having swum to safety after a shipwreck. Confirmed by DNA testing to be Colonial Spanish Mustangs, the legendary herd numbers just 100 and resides just in Corolla after…
There’s something about the smell of the waterfront. The brine of the sea, sun-baked into the docks, fusing with the diesel from the boats, the likes of which have seen countless hours offshore. Co-mingle that with fresh cut bait, a hot basket of hush puppies, and the result is somehow intox…
Sweet Nellie made her way to the Currituck Animal Shelter in April, and she's been patiently waiting for someone to fall in love and open their home to her.
Sookie has been at the Outer Banks SPCA shelter since Jan. 28, 2019, but she hasn't given up hope that her forever home is out there.
Everyone on the beach knows the healing benefits of salt. We all go to the beach to get our salt water therapy, but Outer Banks Salt Cave — located at the Ocean Plaza shopping center at milepost 3.5 in Kitty Hawk — is showing us a new form of salt therapy with their healing salt caves.