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The holiday season is upon us, and we're all looking forward to a month — or more — of cheer and goodwill toward all. In nearby Elizabeth City, there’s a host of events on tap designed to get one and all in the spirit of the season.

If there’s one thing for sure, children are not “small adults.” Our younger patients require a special, child-friendly experience. That’s why professionals at The Outer Banks Hospital are trained to support the medical and emotional needs of our pediatric patients in a cheerful, comfortable …

On a late September morning, Dr. Linda Mathison-Ezieme saw several women for annual gynecological examinations, discussed infertility issues with a patient, had a follow-up visit with a woman who underwent a procedure to address heavy menstrual flow, and on another performed a colposcopy — a…

I’ve always had a hard time figuring out how I should celebrate Columbus Day. I always come up short and end up buying a pizza and raising my slice to Christopher. But since I’ve moved to the Outer Banks, I’ve discovered the town of Duck has it all figured out for me. Better yet, they’ve mad…

Elizabeth City — Film lovers from across eastern North Carolina and Hampton Roadscan unite with audiences in more than 300 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 21st annual Manhattan Short Film Festival s…

Meet Blondie, a 2-year-old mixed-breed sweetie that is waiting for her forever home.

Summers on the Outer Banks offer plenty of fun, but the off-season is picking up steam — so make plans to return to the Outer Banks this fall for the 1st Annual Mustang Rock & Roast.

Brownie, who has been waiting for her forever home since March 28, has a sweet disposition and loves to get hugs and give kisses. She’s about 4 1/2 years old. To meet her and the other animals waiting to be adopted — and to find out how you can help — stop by the OBX SPCA at 1031 Driftwood D…

Certainly, Marlene True invites arts supporters to come out and enjoy “An Evening on the Scuppernong” on Saturday, Sept. 22. But more importantly, the executive director of Pocosin Arts in Columbia wants lifelong learners from everywhere to take advantage of the studio, gallery, and lodge co…

Attention seafood lovers: Day at the Docks — an annual celebration on Hatteras Island that pays homage to the men and women who fish the waters and feed the masses — is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-15 at Hatteras Village. The event is free and open to the public.

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…

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

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.

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.

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

Hatteras Island — historically, Croatoan Island — is a sparkling gem on the Outer Banks.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.