Tagged: Manteo

Coastal Federation Sponsors Cleanup

There is no way to know how many years the debris of the Outer Banks has been pushed to the marsh at the north end of Wanchese Harbor. It’s a small spit of land,...

OBX Wedding Expo Fun for All

The transformation of the First Flight Middle and High School gyms into a showcase for Outer Banks wedding professionals is almost a work of art. Perhaps after 10 or 12 years the sense of...

Edward Greene, 90 years young at the Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year banquet.

Edward Greene Citizen of the Year

Communities invariably have living treasures in their midsts. For the Outer Banks one of those treasures is Edward Greene—owner of the Christmas Shop, philanthropist, lover of life and so much more. He was honored...

Two novels by Matthew Quick.

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...

Fireworks over Manteo.

Independence Day Celebrations

It looks like there’s a weekend of fireworks and celebrations this year for Independence Day on the Outer Banks. With July 4th falling on Saturday, in Duck and Corolla—areas most heavily impacted by changeover...

Community Foundation Giving Circle presenting check to the Outer Banks SPCA.

Circle of Giving Gives to the SPCA

By Kip Tabb –  Walking into the SPCA back on Driftwood Drive in Manteo is at once joyous and heartbreaking. Joy because there is so much love in that building—the love of the workers...

Small Town Feel Mark OBX Holiday Celebrations

Article and Photos by Kip Tabb –  If the Thanksgiving Weekend is the official beginning of the Holiday shopping season, then the following weekend has to be the official beginning of the true spirit...

The night skit at Jockey's Ridge during Kites with Lights.

Kites with Lights Decorates the Sky

By Kip Tabb The holiday season is a time of traditions, from Thanksgiving dinner to the secret discussions children have with Santa Claus to the lighting of Christmas trees. The Outer Banks certainly seems...

Weather Underground track of Hurricane Arthur at 11a.m. 7/2.

As Arthur Approaches the Outer Banks

By Kip Tabb –  Having a hurricane approaching the Outer Banks this early in the season is somewhat unprecedented, but unprecedented or not, Tropical Storm Arthur (soon to be Hurricane) is off the coast...