Corolla Wild Horses-Mustangs Outsmart Fence Looking for Greener Pastures

The Corolla Wild Horses have gotten themselves in the news again. It seems the herd has figured out that the fence meant to keep them in the 4WD area of the Currituck Banks is damaged. The fence runs from  the Currituck Sound to the Atlantic Ocean. Reports seem to indicate the horses like the lush … Continue reading Corolla Wild Horses-Mustangs Outsmart Fence Looking for Greener Pastures

Home Sweet Sandy Home–Life on a Barrier Island

Welcome to the Outer Banks where, as the saying goes, we live on island time…except we don’t really live on islands. More like sandbars that have managed to rise from the sea.  That really is what a barrier island is and the Outer Banks are barrier islands and like all barrier islands they are not … Continue reading Home Sweet Sandy Home–Life on a Barrier Island

Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

The 150th anniversary of the founding of Dare County happened just a few days ago. There will be a full year’s worth celebrations to mark the event. When it was created there wasn’t much here, which has a lot to do with why Currituck, Hyde, and Tyrrell counties were willing to give up small pieces … Continue reading Dare County Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary–History and Culture Will Be Featured

Jug Handle Bridge at Rodanthe Is Taking Shape

If all goes as planned, sometime next year, probably close to summer, the Jug Handle Bridge that will by pass the S Curves just north of Rodanthe will have its ribbon cutting. The S Curves, just north of Rodanthe, is one of the most dynamic areas of Pea Island. There have been one or two … Continue reading Jug Handle Bridge at Rodanthe Is Taking Shape