For the third time in recent years, the emergency ferry route from Stumpy Point to Rodanthe has been activated, due to the Bonner Bridge closing. This may come as a shock to most landlubbers, but to natives, incidents like this come with the turf. Having been born and raised on Colington Island, I’ve witnessed firsthand the many ways Mother Nature can put up her road block. Colington road follows an ancient cow path that dates back to the days of Sir John Colleton, and as you can imagine, ...<< MORE >>
Yea! for Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks.
Ok, it is a little bit cold. And the weather yesterday was downright miserable, but there is something special about gathering with friends and relatives and eating way too much with the ...<< MORE >>
As much as we like to report on all the good stuff that happens on the Outer Banks, occasionally there is some sad news and this is one of those times.
Long-time resident of the Outer Banks, artist, philanthropist ...<< MORE >>
In many ways the Outer Banks is a lot like any other tight knit community. Certainly in the summer, it’s a thriving, bustling city that whose population expands tenfold every week. But here in the off season, with the north ...<< MORE >>
It’s pretty cold and windy on the Outer Banks today, but Sunday started off as beautiful a fall day as there could be. Deep blue sky, almost no clouds, light breeze and temperatures cool but not cold.
A perfect day to get out and enjoy what the Outer ...<< MORE >>
The Outer Banks is a lot like any other place when it comes to Halloween, which makes it both special and comforting. Lots of little ghosts, goblins, superheroes and princesses. There’s an occasional costume that no one is quite sure just what it is and of course witches and one or two pumpkin heads.... << MORE >>
Here it is, the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. It’s not a fond memory, by any means, but still it’s passing should be noted.
Remembering the flooded roadways, the destroyed streets and highways and the massive cleanup that is involved when seawater invades a ...<< MORE >>