Historian David Cecelski shares the story of Nannie Davis Ward, who grew up at the now-uninhabited Davis Ridge in Down East Carteret County, and her description in an interview before her death of the remote community of formerly enslaved watermen and island women.
The message a South Dakota family put in a bottle and tossed in Corolla waters in 2016 was not an SOS, but a note asking to be contacted when and where the bottle washed up, which Steve Jarvis with Kitty Hawks Woods Reserve was happy to oblige.
Members of the Outer Banks Stamp Club, in their 60s, 70s and 80s, are trying to get the word out about their club, now in its 25th year.
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.