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Protestors Greet Governor McCrory

  As Governor Pat McCrory came to Manteo Friday afternoon to celebrate the success of a number of transportation initiatives, he was greeted by 35 or 40 protestors calling attention to the governor’s position favoring offshore...

Darrell Scott speaking at ESCU about Rachel's Challenge on Tuesday. 0

Chain of Compassion-Opinion by Kip Tabb

Like many Outer Banks residents I wear a number of hats. Most people know me, or at least know of me, because I’ve been covering Outer Banks news and events for almost 20 years....

Wind at their back and Spinnakers set at the Club 420 Nationals. 0

Club 420 Championships Come to OBX

There are 78 sails stretched across the horizon with the Virginia Dare Bridge leading onto Roanoke Island as a back drop. The sound of a nautical horn echoes across the Croatan Sound and to...

Paul Tine speaking at the Dare County press conference. "It's not a very good plan." 0

Redistributing Tourism Dollars

  As the North Carolina legislature struggles to create a budget for the upcoming year, a proposed redistribution of sales tax revenue in the Senate bill is raising red flags in Dare and Currituck...

The top of Dews Island Hunt Club from the Currituck Sound. 0

A Sanctuary Trip

We’re crossing the Currituck Sound at a sedate eight or ten knots with Captain Christine Lester at the helm of the pontoon boat. We left the Duck Pier by Kitty Hawk Kites about five...

Larry Hansen, ship's carpenter, launching his ship from Oregon Inlet. 0

Sending a Ship to Sea

Larry Hansen describes himself as a ship’s carpenter, although he may not be the typical carpenter of an Outer Banks vessel. Larry is the carpenter of ships in a bottle. He moved to Colington about...

Riding on the beach in Corolla. (Lto R)LeeAnn McGraw, Maggie, Cody Edwards leading the horse. Cody walked the length of the ride. 0

Riding a Wish Along the Beach

Maggie’s dream of riding a horse on the beach was going to happen. Living in Wisconsin, realizing that dream seemed difficult for the 15-year-old, but sometimes wishes do come true. Almost from infancy her...

Two novels by Matthew Quick. 0

The Master Storyteller

“I create novels. That’s what I do. I’m a story teller.” With those three simple sentences, Matthew Quick, author of the best selling novel The Silver Linings Playbook and a just released novel, Love...