Tagged: Outer Banks

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Hurricane Hype

By Jeffrey Myers   To say we are vulnerable to our surroundings on the Outer Banks would be an understatement. With the sound to the west and the sea to the east, we truly...

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Exceptional Students/Exceptional Athletes

By Michelle Wagner   First Flight High School junior Alex Rodman remembers as a child racing the boys on the blacktop during recess—and winning. Classmate Braxton Hughes recalls playing a sport from about the...

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Modern Beach Shack

By Michelle Wagner  The small house nestled among the live oaks of the maritime forest at 223 Wax Myrtle Trail isn’t your typical Southern Shores rental property. But “typical” is not what owners Gray...

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Winter Lights, Outer Banks Holiday Magic

I’m surrounded by hundreds of thousands of lights, and it’s magical. I’m wandering through The Elizabethan Gardens’ paths at night, but with the radiance of Winter Lights illuminating the trail there’s plenty of light....

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In the Wink of an Eye

There’s a shallow cardboard box behind the counter of Wink’s in Kitty Hawk that’s filled with old keys. Most are still attached to key chains marked with numbers or family surnames. One advertises a...

Judge's Award winner, George Wood with his photograph Mellow Cello. 0

OBX Forum/DCAC Art Show at Trio

The Dare County Arts Council and Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts are two of the oldest and most vibrant organizations working with the Outer Banks creative community. When the two nonprofits come...

Billboard that Not the Answer NC placed on US 64. 0

OBX Group Organizes Against Offshore Drilling

As opposition to proposed offshore drilling for oil or natural gas solidifies, Outer Banks organizations are taking taking steps to have their voices heard. At an organizing meeting held by Not the Answer NC...

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An Emotional OBCF Luncheon

The emotional climax to the annual Outer Banks Community Foundation luncheon was the presentation of a Champion Award to Sterling Webster. Sterling passed away last June, but his wife Jane came forward to accept...

Organizing on the beach for a group photo. The signs from Ocracoke were brought out of the closet from the attempt in the 1990s to lease oil/gas sites off North Carolina. 1

OBX Opposition Grows to Offshore Oil & Gas

By Kip Tabb –  As opposition to the proposed leasing of oil sites off the North Carolina coast grows, Outer Banks organizations and residents are finding their voice. At a press conference sponsored by...