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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…

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 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.

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…

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.

Two-year-old Finn,  Labrador/border collie mix, has been in the care of the Outer Banks SPCA since July 13. The SPCA is hoping someone will open their heart and help Finn have a happily ever after by providing this snuggle bug a forever home.

Moe, a sweet-natured mixed-breed male, is about 11 months old. He's currently being cared for by the staff and volunteers at the Currituck Animal Shelter, but he's holding out hope that someone will open their home to him. The Department of Animal Services and Control is responsible for oper…

VIsitors to Hatteras Island are well aware of the available daytime activities available, from fishing to surfing or just sunning on the beach. Without the hustle and bustle of other popular beaches, Hatteras Island still offers visitors an opportunity to explore the flora and fauna of the u…

Immediately adjacent to Highway 12 in Frisco, across from Billy Mitchell Airport sits a low yellow building with wooden posts. Dating back to the 19th century, this little yellow building has been home to the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center since 1987.