Through the centuries, women on the coast have left their imprint on North Carolina’s history, from the uncomfortable to the celebrated.
Edenton’s Harriet Jacobs Lifted Other Slaves
Harriet Jacobs’ 1861 autobiography reveals a woman’s life in enslavement, but after her years in hiding and escape to the North, she became an advocate for other African Americans.
Teen SCUBAnauts Dive into Oceanography
The Morehead City-based SCUBAnauts gives teens with an interest in scuba diving and marine science a chance to explore underwater while learning about oceanography.
Fans Show Love for Old Manteo Theater
A crowd-funding effort that nearly doubled its goal will help owner Buddy Creef reopen the century-old Pioneer Theater, where generations have watched countless screenings, including a few East Coast film premieres.
Shipwrecks Link Researchers to Bygone Era
Shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic provide researchers and national seashore officials an important link to maritime history on a local, state and global level.
Teens Go Online to Help Marine Life
Two teen siblings residing in Morehead City recently launched a website and YouTube channel they use to promote marine conservation and outreach.
Outer Banks Sites, Businesses Embrace Fall
The Outer Banks saw a busy fall and businesses and historic sites welcomed the opportunity to offer autumnal-themed activities while enjoying the cool weather.
Vampire Film Puts Spotlight on Ocracoke
An independent movie based on a 160-year-old vampire on Ocracoke Island is currently being filmed in the village and highlights the community’s resiliency.
Bird Care Continues at Cape Amid Lockdown
The pandemic has not affected the mission of protecting endangered shorebirds at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, but the absence of people has brought rare winged visitors.
A Changed Season On the Outer Banks
With vacation season in apparent full swing on the Outer Banks amid the pandemic, shops, restaurants and tourism sites are busy but business is different.
Escapist ‘Outer Banks’ Confronts Real Issues
Stars from the fictional Netflix series “Outer Banks” and its viewers who call the Outer Banks home recently spoke to Coastal Review Online about teenage stereotypes and other issues the show portrays.
Young Adults On Banks Have Ridden Storms
Young people on North Carolina’s Outer Banks who have grown up facing the challenges of climate change on an almost yearly basis say decision makers should take the problem more seriously.
Lockdown Inspires Outer Banks Students’ Art
The pandemic lockdown has inspired university students stuck at home on the Outer Banks to further explore and develop their creativity, much like Isaac Newton and William Shakespeare during their day.
Outer Banks’ Gen Z Responds to Lockdown
Young people on the Outer Banks who may have once thought they would be unaffected by the pandemic are now coping with disruptive changes in their formerly highly social lives, just as they were set to graduate or begin careers.