OBX Odyssey of Mind Kids off to World Comp

Just about two months ago (March 4) we wrote about how the Dare County Odyssey of the Mind kids dominated the regional competition. Not content with just showing how bright they are to the local schools, they went on to the state finals and rocked the competition there as well. Which is why, May 28-31 … Continue reading OBX Odyssey of Mind Kids off to World Comp

Duck & Wine-A Perfect Outer Banks Day

Here at Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates and Associates we sponsor a lot of events–we think itâåÛåªs one the things good corporate citizens do and we love our home on the Outer Banks. All of the events we participate in we really enjoy, but there are always one or two favorites. The Duck & Wine … Continue reading Duck & Wine-A Perfect Outer Banks Day

Great Outer Banks Weather At Last

EZ and the Heat performing outside Longboards in Kitty Hawk. The Outer Banks weekend weather was . . . well to use a description straight from the Grinch Who Stole Christmas . . . it âåÛåÏstink, stank, stunk.âåÛå Cold, wet, windy. But then the weekend passed, the new week began, the sun came out, and … Continue reading Great Outer Banks Weather At Last

Wet Start for 12th Annual Bike Week

The weather forecast says itâåÛåªs a spring storm but with the wind from the northeast at 15 gusting to 30 and wave heights at 7-9âåÛåª itâåÛåªs a NorâåÛåªeaster. Call it what you will, itâåÛåªs a thoroughly miserable day on the Outer Banks And surfers . . . those 7-9âåÛåª waves? Pure chop, not a swell … Continue reading Wet Start for 12th Annual Bike Week

The Fresh Market Opens in Nags Head

The Fresh Market is now officially part of the Outer Banks shopping scene with their grand opening this morning in Nags Head. The store is in where Seamark Foods once was, but thatâåÛåªs something only folks who have a ten year or longer history of the area would recall. The store is great. Very focused–it … Continue reading The Fresh Market Opens in Nags Head

The Flat Tops of Southern Shores

Interspersed between five, six and seven bedroom rental homes in Southern Shores are basic, square cinder block homes. TheyâåÛåªre called flat tops and they are a vanishing tendril to a different time on the Outer Banks. First conceived by artist Frank Stick to give added value to properties he was selling in partnership with his … Continue reading The Flat Tops of Southern Shores

Mid Currituck Bridge News

The news about the Mid Currituck Bridge is not encouraging–at all. Almost to the finish line just three years ago and within months of beginning construction, the most recent information puts the entire project in doubt. Conceived as a means to alleviate the hours long weekend traffic jams on summer weekends and fascilitate evacuation from … Continue reading Mid Currituck Bridge News

Lost Colony Getting Ready for 2014 Season

ItâåÛåªs time for an early season plug of the Lost Colony. The first show of the 2014 season isnâåÛåªt until May 30, but there is so much happening this year, and the accolades have been so strong recently, that it may be a good idea to get a little ahead of the season. A mainstay … Continue reading Lost Colony Getting Ready for 2014 Season