2015-A Year of New Outer Banks Traditions

The year 2014 is almost over and it’s been a year of great memories here on the Outer Banks. But that’s really much of the magic of the Outer Banks-it is a place to create memories . . . holding hands with a special someone, walking along the beach, a child’s squeal of joy as … Continue reading 2015-A Year of New Outer Banks Traditions

A Joe Lamb Wish for the Very Best of the Season for Everyone

It’s not going to be white Christmas here on the Outer Banks. Not much chance of that anyway, but the kids were probably all hoping against hope that it would come to pass. Actually it’s a gray, rainy Christmas Eve, although Christmas day is looking better. Christmas though has never been about the weather. It … Continue reading A Joe Lamb Wish for the Very Best of the Season for Everyone

OBX Alternative Routes for Summer Drivers

Malcolm Fearing, NCDOT Division 1 Transportation Board Representative speaking at Jarvisburg Meeting. One thing was obvious after a meeting earlier this week sponsored by NCDOT to discuss what could be done to alleviate summertime traffic coming to the Outer Banks-not a lot. At least not in the short to mid term. The Mid Currituck Bridge … Continue reading OBX Alternative Routes for Summer Drivers

Candy Bomber Comes to the Outer Banks

Colonel Halvorsen talking to students from Manteo High School at Dare County Airport. The Candy Bomber-a restored C54 transport plane-has made the journey to the Outer Banks every year since 2000. This year Lt. Colonel Gail Halvorsen (USAF, Ret.) who was the Candy Bomber in 1948. Listening to the Colonel talk about his experiences is … Continue reading Candy Bomber Comes to the Outer Banks

An OBX Celebration of Christmas

Outer Banks Hotline and Children at Play got together this year and combined Santa and the Train with the Festival of Trees, held everything at the Outer Banks Brewing Station and it was fantastic. Santa and the Train is wonder afternoon of children delighting in being children and three or four hours of adults remembering … Continue reading An OBX Celebration of Christmas

Outer Banks Cleansup after Nor’easter

Cleaning up the Beach Road in Kitty Hawk. The backhoes and road graders were out in force this morning cleaning up after the three day nor’easter that hammered us. The north end of Kitty Hawk always seems to experience some of the worst of it whenever the seas get churned up, and with waves in … Continue reading Outer Banks Cleansup after Nor’easter

Christmas Brings Small Town America to Life on OBX

With the Holiday Season in full swing on the Outer Banks it seems like there is almost too much to do to see everything, but there are a couple of must see traditions for folks living and visiting here. Last night’s tree lighting in downtown Manteo is one of those slices of small town life … Continue reading Christmas Brings Small Town America to Life on OBX

Outer Banks Model UN Dinner at Brewing Station

Model UN delegates and parents at the the Outer Banks Brewing Station. After our visitors have left the Outer Banks what remains is a wonderful, thriving community that truly cares about our kids and their education. That caring attitude was on full display at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Wednesday night. The event was … Continue reading Outer Banks Model UN Dinner at Brewing Station