Col. Gail Halvorsen, left, nicknamed “The Candy Bomber” and this year’s inductee into the First Flight Society Paul Graber Shrine at the Wright Brothers Memorial, poses Tuesday with National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent Dave Hallec during an event at the memorial commemorating the 116th anniversary of the first powered flight. Photo: Kip Tabb
As Ocracoke residents rebuild from Hurricane Dorian’s devastation and prepare to welcome visitors back for the first time since before the storm, merely coping remains a challenge.
The state premier of “From The Mountains to the Sea: The Anne and Frank Warner Collection” about their lifelong search for songs of rural America will be Nov. 2 in Wanchese.
Kip Tabb shares his experience winging over the Outer Banks on a king tides and sea level rise photo reconnaissance flight with a pilot who volunteers for the nonprofit conservation group SouthWings.
Audubon North Carolina Friday brought together officials and representatives who all emphasized working together to preserve the Pine Island Audubon Center.
Researchers are looking for the mysterious black-capped petrel off Cape Hatteras, a threatened pelagic bird that breeds on Caribbean islands and travels far to forage.
Plymouth has been a strategic port and thriving mill town at different times in its history, and now folks here say the Roanoke River and its diverse wildlife could bring a resurgence.
Officials marked the opening of the Marc Basnight Bridge Tuesday amid a nor’easter that Gov. Roy Cooper described as a symbol of Outer Banks residents’ resilience and dedication.
Pablo Hernandez, NCDOT’s resident engineer in Manteo, reflects on his experience overseeing construction of the replacement bridge over Oregon Inlet and the work still ahead.
After a challenging year, soybean farmers in northeastern North Carolina, where soybeans have long been an important crop, recently gathered for an annual celebration.
A collaborative effort among residents, local and state entities and organizations to save a historic road in Kitty Hawk has led to the first time the state Department of Transportation has contributed to a living shoreline project as a way to protect a street.
Vic Berg, a second-generation guide for 42 years whose expertise comes from more than five decades of hunting on the Outer Banks, remains passionate about his job.
Hatteras Island-based photographer Daniel Pullen sees himself as a storyteller, using his images to reveal a glimpse of life on the Outer Banks.
With the approach of the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard’s death, theories abound about the mysterious pirate, but an N.C. author posits that the killing was part of a failed coup attempt.
Back in the 1880s, as the Chesapeake Bay oyster fishery declined from overharvest, out-of-state shellfishermen moved into North Carolina waters, prompting swift response from Tar Heel legislators.
Navy Lt. Francis Winslow’s 1887 survey of oyster populations in N.C. waters provided data and insight still useful today, but his groundbreaking work did little to endear him to local watermen.