Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Tshombe Selby is one of those local lad makes good stories that makes everyone feel good. Born and raised in Manteo, Tshombe dreamed of a career singing classical music. With a powerful yet beautiful tenor voice and a stage filling presence, it only seemed natural that at some point he would be successful. The journey … Continue reading Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Work on Wright Memorial Bridge to End Soon

All Lanes to Be Open Before Peak Season The Wright Memorial Bridge has been in NCDOT news lately. The immediate news is that the work on the eastbound bridge—inbound—will be finished on schedule or maybe even a bit earlier than scheduled. The scheduled reopening for the bridge is May 14. The bridge has been closed … Continue reading Work on Wright Memorial Bridge to End Soon

New State Record for Bluefin Tuna

Record Catch Landed on Last Day of Trophy Season Caught on the last day of 2018 of the North Carolina bluefin tuna trophy season, there is a new state record for the largest of the tuna family. Weighing in at 877 pounds the tuna was landed on March 17—that’s St. Patrick’s Day. It does take … Continue reading New State Record for Bluefin Tuna

Blackbeard Exhibit Coming to Hatteras, Flag Flies from Ferries

300th Anniversary of Pirate’s Death Commemorated by State November 22, 1718—the day Blackbeard the Pirate met his just desserts as Lieutenant Robert Maynard of the British Royal Navy trapped him off Ocracoke and took his head…literally. To commemorate the event, the NCDOT Ferry Division will be flying Blackbeard’s flag from ferries sailing to and from … Continue reading Blackbeard Exhibit Coming to Hatteras, Flag Flies from Ferries

30 Years and 39 Books for Melvin and Tate

Tate’s Nature Series Celebrates 30 Years Between James Melvin and Suzanne Tate Suzanne Tate and James Melvin have been working together on Suzanne Tate’s Nature Series of children’s books for 30 years. That’s a pretty amazing accomplishment, and tonight their collaboration was celebrated at the Dare County Arts Council Gallery Part of the first First … Continue reading 30 Years and 39 Books for Melvin and Tate

Spring Weather Brings Wonderful Beach Day

Warm Sand and Spring Weather Comes to the Outer Banks Walking along the Kitty Hawk beach, on a perfect spring day is the perfect way to remember how special the Outer Banks really is. The water is still pretty cold, and the few people who were getting in it had on wet suits, but that didn’t … Continue reading Spring Weather Brings Wonderful Beach Day

Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

Time to Get Outside and Enjoy the Outer Banks It seems as though spring was never going to come to the Outer Banks. Sure the official first day of spring was 10 or 11 days ago, but there wasn’t much about it that suggested spring. But the sun has been out for the past few … Continue reading Spring Weather Welcomes Outer Banks Spring Events

2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Great Food and a Great Time at the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach What’s not to love about the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach? It’s all about great food and drink and spending some time with friends and family. It doesn’t get much better than that. The Taste of the Beach wrapped up … Continue reading 2018 Taste of the Beach a Tasty Time on the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Taste of the Beach This Weekend

Annual Taste of the Beach a Feast for the Senses The Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is not like any other food festival out there. A culinary adventure? Yes, it is. A chance to tour the Outer Banks with a purpose? It certainly is. An opportunity to discover how talented Outer Banks chefs really … Continue reading Outer Banks Taste of the Beach This Weekend

Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks

Parade Honors Spirit of Joy As dawn broke the outlook for the 29th Annual Mike Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade seemed ominous—a driving rain with 20 mph winds would have made it difficult to hold the annual celebrations of all things Irish. But then the clouds parted and the sun came out. It was windy … Continue reading Kelly’s St. Patty’s Day Parade Highlights Best of Outer Banks