Fire Destroys the Original Cotton Gin

The original Cotton Gin on the Currituck Mainland has been so much a part of Outer Banks life that it’s hard to imagine what it will be like without it. After Saturday’s blaze the left only charred remains of the store, we’ll have to face that reality. We don’t know yet what caused it or … Continue reading Fire Destroys the Original Cotton Gin

Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

We had a fantastic Christmas here on the Outer Banks and with Christmas past, the next holiday to greet us is New Year’s Eve. It’s kind of nice—the Outer Banks offers our visitors and residents a couple of different ways to celebrate the coming of New Year. For families, check out what’s happening in downtown … Continue reading Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Celebrations Promise Fun for All

Village Table and Tavern Opens in Town of Duck

After 6 Months the Doors Are Open It seems like Village Table and Tavern in Duck has been under construction forever—but at long last it’s open! For visitors who have been driving up to Corolla, that’s the building that’s been under construction at the Nor’Banks Sailing Center since February. Was it worth the wait? A … Continue reading Village Table and Tavern Opens in Town of Duck

Tree Lightings Mark Beginning of OBX Christmas Season

The first weekend in December on the Outer Banks is a pretty special time. That is the official opening of the Christmas Season. Sure Thanksgiving gets all the press, but as far as the Outer Banks is concerned until the Christmas Trees are lit in Manteo and Duck, it’s just not official yet. Duck-Holiday Spirit with … Continue reading Tree Lightings Mark Beginning of OBX Christmas Season

Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

The first 200’ of the Dare County Intra-Local Beach Nourishment project has been competed in Duck. Crews been working last week and made good progress in spite of some thunderstorms that rolled through the area. The schedule is pretty aggressive so crews are working seven days a week. A Construction Zone Beach nourishment calls for an … Continue reading Beach Nourishment Begins in Duck

Meetings Highlight Outer Banks Beach Nourishment

With beach nourishment scheduled to begin in May in the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills–and maybe Southern Shores, the contractor for the project, Coastal Engineering held a series of informational meetings Wednesday and Thursday. Traveling with Coastal Engineering was a representative from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the company that will be … Continue reading Meetings Highlight Outer Banks Beach Nourishment