Springtime in February on the Outer Banks

A Great Day to Be on the Beach A day like we had today is a rare Outer Banks treat in February. Warm temperatures, a breeze from the southwest and the waves were breaking beautifully this morning. Of course, the water temperature is still 45-50 degrees, so no one was in the water in shorts, … Continue reading Springtime in February on the Outer Banks

New Pea Island Bridge Named for Richard Etheridge

New Bridge Opens on Pea Island Even though it opened for traffic a little while ago, the Richard Etheridge Bridge down on Pea Island had its official naming yesterday. When Hurricane Irene created a new inlet just north of New Inlet on Pea Island, NCDOT moved quickly to get a temporary bridge in place. Yes, … Continue reading New Pea Island Bridge Named for Richard Etheridge

Jockey’s Ridge State Park Most Visited in NC

Over 1.5 Million Visitors Last Year We’ve always known that Jockey’s Ridge State Park is popular and the latest news from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources confirms that. Jockey’s Ridge State Park was the most visited North Carolina Park in 2017. According to NCDNCR 1,560,254 visitors came to the park last … Continue reading Jockey’s Ridge State Park Most Visited in NC

Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

Pullen’s Creativity Takes Top Award for the Year Daniel Pullen was just named the Outer Banks 2018 People’s Choice artist and it feels good to know that sometimes the good guys really do win. Daniel, who’s a Hatteras native, is an extraordinarily talented photographer. In a place that with considerable justification, views its wedding photographers … Continue reading Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

Changes Coming to Carova Beach Use

County Commissioners Consider Beach Parking Fee for Northern Tip of Outer Banks There may be some changes coming to how the beaches of Carova are enjoyed this summer. The Currituck County Commissioners are considering an ordinance that would charge a fee to park—not drive—on county beaches in the 4WD area. It is important to note … Continue reading Changes Coming to Carova Beach Use