A retired NC Central professor and preservationist of African American history, Dr. Ben Speller of Edenton is a self-described collaborator who says that, despite the things that divide us, there’s more that we share in common than some may care to admit.
Inspired by a pirate movie and David Stick’s Outer Banks history book, Kevin Duffus and his friends Gary Snyder and Bob Thurber rolled out of Greenville 50 years ago on a biking expedition that was brutal, exhausting and transformative.
A recently commissioned Coast Guard cutter bears the name of an enlisted Coastguardsman from Carteret County, who received the Silver Star for his heroism during World War II.
David Cecelski looks further into the work of photographer Charles A. Farrell, who documented fishing communities across the North Carolina coast in 1930s, including the menhaden industry in Beaufort and Southport.
Photojournalist Justin Cook shares a personal story of discovering his Outer Banks connections and how this shared history and the Salvo Community Cemetery are being lost to tides and time.
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.
A supportive family helped fuel the conservationist passions of the Coastal Land Trust’s new director, but a stint on a research team set his course.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNC professor Charles “Pete” Peterson, a pioneer in coastal ecology and advocate for science for the benefit of the public and the environment, died Saturday.
the power and potential of hurricanes
Janet Nye, who recently joined the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences as associate professor, says her arrival here owes to her love of the coast and a deal with her husband.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation celebrated virtually Thursday this year’s Pelican Award recipients from up and down the coast.