DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

Centerpiece of downtown Manteo Looks Great after Repairs It was great to see the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) reopened just three weeks after flood waters from Tropical Storm Michael got inside the building. By the time Michael got to the Outer Banks it was a day of wind and intermittent heavy rain showers. It … Continue reading DCAC Reopens with Spectacular Daniel Pullen Photo Show

Goodbye to Hurricane Florence, Outer Banks Welcomes Our Visitors

All Travel Restriction Lifted for Outer Banks Hurricane Florence stayed well to the south of the Outer Banks and as of Sunday, all evacuation notices and travel restrictions pertaining to northern Dare and Currituck Counties have been lifted. NCDOT is working feverishly to clear the road at the S Curves just north of Rodanthe and … Continue reading Goodbye to Hurricane Florence, Outer Banks Welcomes Our Visitors

When Rain Goes Away Musicians Come Out to Play

Live Outdoor Music Back on Tap for Upcoming Week We have had a lot of rain here on the Outer Banks over the past week. If the rain gauge at the Dare County Airport on Roanoke Island is accurate—and it’s the official record keeper—it looks like 14” over the past seven days. We’ve had a … Continue reading When Rain Goes Away Musicians Come Out to Play

Joe Lamb, Jr. Founders Honored by Dare County

50 Years of Service to the Community Recognized For 50 years Ann and Joe Lamb have believed in the Outer Banks. They have believed in it as a place to raise their family, grow a business and and welcome visitors to the community they call their home. At the Dare County Commissioner’s meeting this week, … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. Founders Honored by Dare County

Father’s Day and Fun Fare Mark Beginning of OBX Summer

Summer Season Comes to the Outer Banks The official start of summer on the Outer Banks is simple—Father’s Day weekend. Memorial Day may be the symbolic start of the season, but things don’t really get rolling until schools are out and families can plan on some real time together. So—it’s Father’s Day weekend…the third weekend … Continue reading Father’s Day and Fun Fare Mark Beginning of OBX Summer

Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Project Gains National Recognition

Intra-Local Effort Recognized for Multiple Community Benefits What does a couple of years of planning and $38.5 million earn? When it comes to beach nourishment, recognition as one of the best projects in the nation. The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) which is a trade organization for companies engaged in nourishment, recognized the Intra-local … Continue reading Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Project Gains National Recognition

Two Art Shows at DCAC Worth Checking Out

Frank Stick and COA Highlight DCAC Month There’s a couple of events that are happening at the Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) in Manteo in February and they’re really worth checking out. First up, and it’s already in progress is the 40th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show. The opening reception was last Saturday at … Continue reading Two Art Shows at DCAC Worth Checking Out

Back to Normal on Outer Banks as Frigid Temperatures Retreat

With temperatures finally climbing above freezing it looks as though Snowmageddon is finally coming to an end on the Outer Banks. Effects of Cold Temperatures and Heavy Snowfall Not completely back to normal yet. Dare County Schools will be closed on Monday—that’s three snow days in a row. But county roads are still not completely … Continue reading Back to Normal on Outer Banks as Frigid Temperatures Retreat

Candy Bomber to Come to Dare County Airport

Halvorsen and His C54 Return for 18th Time Sometimes we need reminders of how good people can be, and when that is the case, think of Lt. Colonel Gail Halvorsen—the original Candy Bomber, who will be returning to the Dare County Airport for the 18th time, flying his C54 and dropping candy parachutes to hundreds … Continue reading Candy Bomber to Come to Dare County Airport

Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend

With Dare Days and First Friday on tap, Manteo is the place to be this weekend. Making it even better, the Outer Banks weather is looking great for Friday and Saturday. First Friday First Friday is the Manteo celebration of small town life the first Friday of the month from April through October. What makes … Continue reading Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend