Lou Browning jokes that his hobby of caring for wild animals has gotten out of hand. He is the only federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator on the Outer Banks, one of only two in the northeast part of the coast.
After Hurricane Sandy, there’s been no way to get to Buxton, Avon and the rest of southern Hatteras Island except by four-wheel drive or taking a long ferry ride. But now you can call a ‘taxi.’
The Day at the Docks festival next month in Hatteras has been expanded to four days and will feature some fresh faces and events in addition to the usual festivities, such as the Blessing of the Fleet.
The Day at the Docks festival celebrates the spirit of Hatteras village and honors the enduring strength and heritage of a community anchored by its commercial and charter fishermen.