A new task force has been formed to address problem areas on N.C. 12, especially on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands.
Students can inspire adults to fight marine debris: Study
A recent study suggests that students can encourage adults to be more concerned about marine debris and support policies to address the issue.
Homeowners’ Rain Catchment Ideas Began With A Trickle
Outer Banks residents Tom and Vickie Byers’ interest in minimizing their home’s environmental footprint led them to create a rainwater system for their garden, showers and flushes.
More Delay for Mid-Currituck Bridge
An unresolved lawsuit is pushing the expected start of construction of the proposed mid-Currituck bridge until late 2023.
Butterfly Chaser’s Quest Leads to NC Coast
North American Butterfly Association President Jeffrey Glassberg recently visited Bogue Banks specifically to see the rare species named for the Crystal Coast.
Marker to Note Ahoskie’s Civil Rights Legacy
The N.C. Civil Rights Trail program is set to place a highway marker at New Ahoskie Baptist Church in Ahoskie to celebrate members’ 1960s struggle for civil rights.
Navy Chef Started Out in Duke Lab Kitchen
Now chief culinary specialist aboard a Navy sub based in Guam, Chief Petty Officer Sam Lewis’ kitchen experience began with a high school job washing dishes back home in Beaufort.
Edenton Architecture Preserves Black History
The craftsmanship of Robert Price, Hannibal Badham and other African American carpenters in late 19th, early 20th century Edenton embodies the vitality of the town’s Black community.
Rad Tillett Recalls Life at Nags Head Farm
Rad Tillett, 84, and a lifelong Outer Banks resident, shares his memories of life on the family farm that’s now Nags Head Woods, a designated National Natural Landmark managed by The Nature Conservancy.
A Day With Dolphin Researcher Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor, director of the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research and a science teacher at Manteo Middle School, is lead author on a recently published, peer-reviewed dolphin study.
Its Rehab On Hold, Currituck Light Turns 145
As caretakers mark the 145th anniversary of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, the pandemic has temporarily halted a restoration project that began earlier this year.
OBX Youth Music Program Asks for Support
An Outer Banks youth music program has canceled its fundraising events for 2020 because of COVID-19 and is in need of support to keep the program running.
Great Gale of 1878 Brought Nights of Terror
For two days and nights in October 1878, the 11th hurricane of the season thrashed the North Carolina coast and ships offshore, with dramatic ocean rescues and loss of life.
Shoaling, Weather Derail Bridge Debris Plan
Debris from the dismantling of the Bonner Bridge was to go to enhance artificial reefs near Oregon Inlet but now it may be destined for reefs off Carteret County.
When World War II Was On the Outer Banks
Once the United States entered World War II, the battles fought in the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast changed the way of life for those that called the Outer Banks home.
Preservation Is Purpose At Kitty Hawk Woods
The largest of the three N.C. Coastal Reserve sites on the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk Woods has foot and kayak trails, but the main focus here is and always has been protecting the natural environment.