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Apr 18

Amateur oyster farmer learns what it takes from Hatteras pros

A recent transplant to the Outer Banks spends the day on the water with oyster farmers Spurgeon and Katherine McGlade, co-owners of King’s Point Oysters, a small farm in the Pamlico Sound off Hatteras.

Apr 18


Apr 11

Nags Head OKs plan for Sherwin-Williams store on U.S. 158

Plans are for the one-story bulding to be divided into two units of 4,000 square feet and 2,000 square feet. The entire building will be retail to start out, and the smaller unit might eventually become a restaurant.

Apr 11


Jan 2

Steamers: A 20-year evolution of experience, philosophy

The 2016 version of Steamers is a combination of everything Linda Coats and Chris Braswell had done in prior iterations; the full bar, inside dining and the to-go service-- now neatly bundled under one roof in Southern Shores.

Jan 2


Jun 1

OBX Brewfest christens revamped event site

The inaugural event, presented by Hype Promotions and the Dare County Arts Council, had everything from home-brew demonstrations and beer-centric workshops hosted by industry professionals to Games for Grown Folks.

Jun 1


May 12

Airboat operator needs 2nd vote to run tours from Nags Head

Jamie Moore wants to bring Outer Banks Adventure Tours to Causeway Watersports, where owners once ran a similar airboat business more than a decade ago that was eventually shut down for noise violations.

May 12


Apr 14

Guide wants to bring airboat tours back to Nags Head

The Board of Commissioners will consider the request at its May 6 meeting. Airboat tours were once offered in the Croatan Sound in the 1990s until noise complaints eventually silenced them, said Deputy Town Manager Andy Garmin.

Apr 14


Dec 21

After seven years of debate, event site starts to take shape

The first of four phases of construction is underway on the site, which was originally purchased by the town of Nags Head and the Outer Banks Tourism Board with visions of a convention center and possibly a hotel.

Dec 21


Jan 12

YMCA skate park, the area’s first, faces an uncertain future

The Outer Banks Family YMCA skate park hangs in the balance as facility leaders evaluate the needs of the Y over the next 15 to 20 years. But the local skate community isn’t taking any chances.

Jan 12


Dec 2

Nags Head amusement park receives OK for more rides

With one successful season under his belt, the owner of Full Throttle Speedway in Nags Head plans to expand his makeshift amusement park to include more rides when it reopens next summer.

Dec 2


Nov 13

Permanent pavilion sketched into new plan for events site

Tourism officials have sidelined a permanent amphitheater and added a year-round pavilion in the latest plans for the Outer Banks Event Site on the Nags Head soundfront.

Nov 13


Sep 8

Bid to limit sound-front development left hanging

A move to strictly limit the size and look of stores along the southern Nags Head sound front has stalled after a property owner called it an overreaction to rumors about a new supermarket.

Sep 8


Apr 30

Welcome to Nags Head’s fun zone

Once the epicenter of the no-fun zone, Nags Head has come a long way in giving visitors and residents a pretty cool town.

Apr 30