Thanksgiving Day is the day many people who celebrate Christmas put up their Christmas tree, though some opt for the more traditional date, the beginning of Advent, which begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas. This year, Advent begins on Sunday, Dec. 1.
Consider shopping local for this holiday season — it will help your neighbors and your community.
The holidays are in full swing in nearby Edenton, where a host of holiday events are on tap to help get residents and visitors in the mood for the season of merriment and joy.
Although there is a lot to look forward to this holiday season, we all know that that between the shopping, planning, money woes, family dinners, social obligations, and figuring out what gifts to get your countless friends and family members, the holidays can be a stressful time for many people.
You know what they say: “When one door closes, another opens.”
At pre-dawn here in the Outer Banks, the only vehicles you see on the roads are the delivery trucks and the folks who make the donuts. Look a little closer, and you may see shadowy figures climbing the stairs over the dunes at the beach accesses. Toting chairs and cameras these shadows are t…
Virginia singer-songwriter Jamie Trent is at it again — paying homage to his 45-plus yearlong love affair with the Outer Banks.
From fabulous fall fishing to inspiring seaside sunrises, visitors can delight in all aspects of ocean and beach life this time of year at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head
Orville and Wilbur, you know. Everyone does. But what about Richard Etheridge and Dave Driskill? Or Herbert Collins and Ray Beacham?
Physicists teach that life is motion. All life. Even a sedentary rock.
Sometimes it’s the craftsman who saves the craft.
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.
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.
According to the 2010 US Census, Hatteras Island has a population of just over 4,300 people. While visitors to the island come for the small town feel and unspoiled beauty of the beaches, it’s easy to miss just how small the year round local population is. Despite the hustle and bustle of th…
It is one of the Outer Banks’ newest events celebrating some of its oldest history. Welcome to The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival, taking place on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 27-29, on Roanoke Island.
The feeling of flying — being eye-level with the gulls, falcons and the myriad migrating birds that soar through the skies above the Outer Banks — is at the core of what keeps Jonny Thompson taking people soaring into the skies above the Outer Banks.
At sunrise — from May 1 to Sept. 1 of each year — a team of Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) volunteers are out looking for sea turtle nests patrol 50 miles of beach between South Nags Head and the Virginia border.
Village Yoga has been a hub for health-based tourism on the Outer Banks since 2013. Located in the waterfront shops in Duck, they have a beloved following made up of locals and vacationers alike. But what really sets this yoga studio apart is the owner’s vision for social entrepreneurship. T…
Two hundred and forty-three years after Jefferson, Adams, Franklin and their merry band of revolutionaries gathered in Philadelphia to tell the British Empire, “Bye Felicia,” we celebrate our nation’s birthday and the great American experiment.
In addition to hoses, ladders, breathing apparatus, flashlights and wrenches, Dare County firefighters will have one other piece of equipment at their disposal: resuscitation kits for pets.