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

For The Lost Colony Third Time Is Truly the Charm

For the The Lost Colony Grand Tasting third time’s the charm evidently, although we have to admit the first two times were awfully nice. But the Saturday wine tasting at the the SoundStage Theater certainly seemed like the best yet. Maybe it was the weather, with that gently breeze blowing off Croatan Sound; or the … Continue reading For The Lost Colony Third Time Is Truly the Charm

Edward Greene Documentary Tells the Tale of a Remarkable Life

Edward Greene is a very interesting guy. One of the icons of who and what the Outer Banks has become, he’s 93 now, needs a walker to get around but the mind and memories are as sharp as ever. He’s probably best known to most people as the founder of the Christmas Shop and Island … Continue reading Edward Greene Documentary Tells the Tale of a Remarkable Life

The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Do the spirits of the first English colonists roam the forest of Roanoke Island? Are there, in fact, ghosts wandering about The Lost Colony? For the next two week, there is a chance to discover for yourself if it’s true or false. The Lost Colony is offering their annual Ghosts of the Lost Colony tour, … Continue reading The Lost Colony Ghost Tour-History & Fun

Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to look back over the year and some of the stories that we covered in our Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates blog. There were some tough choices that we had to make about which story to highlight for each month, but here it is—our 2018 recap. January-Two … Continue reading Outer Banks 2018 Year in Review

Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Great Wine, Great Food and a Great Time The 2nd Annual Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival is here. Last year was great time with over 100 wines available to try and some local microbrews on tap. All of it in one of it at The Lost Colony on the north end of Roanoke Island. … Continue reading Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival on Tap for This Weekend

Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Tshombe Selby is one of those local lad makes good stories that makes everyone feel good. Born and raised in Manteo, Tshombe dreamed of a career singing classical music. With a powerful yet beautiful tenor voice and a stage filling presence, it only seemed natural that at some point he would be successful. The journey … Continue reading Local Vocalist Tshombe Selby to Perform in Southern Shores

Lost Colony Weekend Examines the Evidence

Virginia Pars Map Holds Tantalizing Clues Will the mystery of the Lost Colony ever be solved? Probably not. That, at least, is the consensus of experts who gathered at an international symposium hosted by the First Colony Foundation. As one of the archeologists on hand remarked in an offhand moment, “Unless we find the skeletal … Continue reading Lost Colony Weekend Examines the Evidence

Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Weekend a Big Hit

Sometimes everything seems to come together to create an ideal event or happening. That seemed to be the case today, Saturday, for what we hope is the first of many Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festivals. Great Condition for Lost Colony Festival The weather—perfect, bright sunshine with temperatures in the low 70s and a nice … Continue reading Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Weekend a Big Hit