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Benefit set for young woman seriously hurt in accident

With no income coming in and the medical bills steadily adding up, Mckayla's family and friends decided to put a benefit together for her and her family to help with medical bills, travel money and other expenses.

Jul 27


New surgical unit to be added to The Outer Banks Hospital

Construction of a 5,249-square-foot surgery unit addition to the Outer Banks Hospital is slated to begin in September and be completed sometime during late summer of 2015.

Jul 16


Paper! Paper! Eat all about it! Poisson en papillote

Cooking en papillote, or cooking in parchment paper is an under-appreciated technique and I want to change that.

Jul 21


Drones capture stunning video of Nags Head fireworks

While thousands on the beach watched the aerial explosions on a near-perfect summer night, three drones equipped with cameras were taking spectacular footage of this year's fireworks show at the Nags Head Fishing Pier.

Jul 15


Startup banks on crowd funding to launch line of organic scents

Outer Banks resident Manveena Singh has built an impressive career in the world of commercial scents, including perfumes. She concerns about the health effects of many perfumes and other scented products we apply to our skin.

Jul 15

gin blossoms

Gin Blossoms headline Brew Thru Live concert Thursday

Gin Blossoms, Spin Doctors and Scars on 45 play Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this Thursday, July 17, in the latest installment of the Brew Thru Live Summer Concert Series.

Jul 14


Get ready for the good-time music of the Lovin’ Spoonful

Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famers the Lovin' Spoonful headline the second show of the Live at the Waterside Concert Series on Sunday July 20. The latest incarnation of the Spoonful includes two of the founding members.

Jul 14


Resort Realty places a confident bet on Hatteras

Last February, Resort Realty announced the opening of a new office on Hatteras Island. It marked the first entrance by a major Outer Banks real estate firm onto Hatteras Island in quite some time.

Jul 8


Duck Donuts future location in RVA is finally revealed

The location for Duck Donuts soon-to-open franchise in Richmond, Va. has been announced. reports the store will open this fall in the city's Near West End at The Shops at Willow Lawn.

Jul 7


Meet the man at the helm of the Hatteras fishing fleet

If anything illustrates Ernie Foster’s fishing heritage on Hatteras Island, it’s the Albatross Fleet’s net house, a weathered wooden building near the family home and graveyard.

Jul 6


Where are the leaders of the next Outer Banks generation?

A healthy society benefits from the wisdom and institutional memory of its older citizens. Certainly, many of those leaders in their 50s, 60s and 70s today will remain active for years to come. But the future does belong to the younger generation.

Jun 22

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers

Bruce Hornsby kicks off summer series at RIFP

Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers play Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this Thursday, June 26. They’ll be joined by openers the Pat McGee Band and Chessboxer.

Jun 20