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This sweet 12-year-old boy has been in the Outer Banks SPCA animal shelter since Jan. 24, patiently waiting for his forever home. He is a goofy, playful boy who is very young at heart! He is a brave boy who had several tumors removed, but he doesn’t let that slow him down. To meet him and th…

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This sweet 12-year-old boy has been in the Outer Banks SPCA animal shelter since Jan. 24, patiently waiting for his forever home. He is a goofy, playful boy who is very young at heart! He is a brave boy who had several tumors removed, but he doesn’t let that slow him down. To meet him and th…

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Meet Bess, a domestic short-hair-mix about six months old, that is currently in a foster home.

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Currituck County offers a treasure trove of spots that should not be missed. Visitors to the Outer Banks should not miss the opportunity to check out some of the highlights.

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The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are dotted with quaint towns and villages, each with its own individual character and charm — but Duck has one thing no other Outer Banks community can claim: A Soundside Boardwalk.

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Meet Kaitlynn, a 2-year-old mixed-breed sweetheart who loves to play.

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The Island of Ocracoke is only a ferry ride away — during which there's always a chance that you will spot a pod of dolphin while on the high seas.

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The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are dotted with quaint towns and villages, each with its own individual character and charm — but Duck has one thing no other Outer Banks community can claim: A Soundside Boardwalk.

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OBH Wellness Camp on the Beach, which is presented by The Outer Banks Hospital, is designed for men and women of all ages. Wellness camp featuring yoga, light exercise, stretching, meditation and more.

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The annual South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships competition on July 11-12 is intended to be a day of fun for beach-goers, but it’s a snapshot into the day-to-day lives of the women and men who are dedicated to keeping our beaches safe.

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Shrouded in more legend and mystery than discernible fact, Edward Teach — better known as Blackbeard — has maintained his reputation as one of the most fearsome pirates to set sail in naval history. Despite his fearsome reputation, the legendary pirate only exists in British records for fewe…

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The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are dotted with quaint towns and villages, each with its own individual character and charm — but Duck has one thing no other Outer Banks community can claim: A Soundside Boardwalk.

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The nonprofit Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research — which studies bottlenose dolphins in Roanoke Sound — was awarded a $4,580 grant earlier this year for its ongoing research.

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Located in the Buccaneer’s Walk plaza in Kitty Hawk, My Little Sunshine is every parent and grandparent’s dream shop. The children’s boutique — steps away from The Children’s Museum — offers new and gently-used children’s clothing (sizes NB — 7/8), baby gear, toys, books and more at affordab…

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In 1968, when Dare County’s population was less than a quarter of what it is today, Joe and Ann Lamb rented a little office and opened up shop as Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates. Coming from Elizabeth City, the couple, who had a real estate background, chose to invest in the beach where they s…

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Angel, who is just over 5 years old, is a shepherd-mix. She is a sweet thing who lives up to her name, and she loves to cuddle. She arrived at the shelter since March and, she currently is in foster care. If you are interested in adopting her, please contact the Canine Care Manager at shanno…

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Let Freedom Ring 2018, a patriotic concert hosted by Outer Banks Presbyterian Music, is set for 5 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, 907 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.

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The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are dotted with quaint towns and villages, each with its own individual character and charm — but Duck has one thing no other Outer Banks community can claim: A Soundside Boardwalk.

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If they pay attention, theatergoers who leave the drama "The Lost Colony" knowing plenty about Virginia Dare, the first English baby born in the New World. She disappeared — like the rest of the Roanoke Island settlement — in a mystery that remains unsolved.

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The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1 and runs through Nov. 30, but the season got an early — and deadly — start with Sub-tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season.

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The barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina are dotted with quaint towns and villages, each with its own individual character and charm — but Duck has one thing no other Outer Banks community can claim: A Soundside Boardwalk.

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On Wednesday morning, June 6, a 55-year-old man died while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Resuscitation measures attempted by an unrelated bystander and emergency responders were unsuccessful.

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The Outer Banks has an undeniable connection to the ocean. How can you not when the ocean is right at your back door? The NC Aquarium is excited to join in the global celebration of World Oceans Day on Friday, June 8, with a day of activities, games, crafts for kids, and educational opportunities.

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The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1 and runs through Nov. 30, but the season got an early — and deadly — start with Sub-tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season.

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For those of us who are lucky to live here, the Outer Banks enriches our lives in immeasurable ways. A good day is made better by a walk along the shore, a sail on Albemarle Sound, or flying kites at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. A bad day can’t even get traction because — once we step outside …

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When Marley first entered the Outer Banks SPCA shelter in October 2017, she was a sweet — but timid — girl. Every day, she shows the volunteers more of her adorable, sweet, playful personality. She loves to snuggle and be around people — especially when she gets to know you. Marley is a Labr…

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Rose Thompson is the owner of The Ole Fox, 417 Caratoke Hwy., in Moyock. Her retail store sells healthy pet foods and supplies and offers feed for poultry, horses, and everything in between. The Ole Fox also carries a full line of English and Western tack, grooming items, gifts and can outfi…

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For as long as there has been a population on the Outer Banks, the occupants have enjoyed the riches of the sea as both income and sustenance. While it has been a fishing community for generations, the number one industry on the Outer Banks in recent years is tourism.