Tagged: Ocracoke

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Blackbeard: The Man & The Myth

If you’ve ever heard a pirate story, you know Blackbeard. In fact, that name alone probably conjures up a specific image: something woodcut, ferocious and timeworn. Blackbeard, depicted onboard a ship, or with the...

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...

Avalon Pier, 10/30/2012. 0

Sandy One Year Later—Anniversary Thoughts

By Kip Tabb –  It’s been a year since Hurricane Sandy brushed past the Outer Banks. That day—October 29, 2012—is fading into memory now, becoming a little less clear, a little more indistinct. After...

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The Summer Seven

By Hidden Outer Banks –    Seven things you never knew about the Outer Banks. Until now. 1. Step up You have to climb 248 iron steps up the spiral staircase to get to...

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Questions But No Answers

By Kip Tabb Standing in for NCDOT Jerry Jennings, NCDOT Division Engineer, Barry Hobbs, Project Manager for the department, presented an update on critical Outer Banks highway projects at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon...