Skip To Content


    Power Washing Before the Season Starts

    By Admin | March 15, 2022

    Everyone wants their house to look its best. The winter nor’easters can be severe in the Outer Banks and tend to blow dirt and debris onto your home’s exterior. It is best to start the spring season off right and do a power wash of the exterior surfaces of your home and decking, just like a... Read More

    Explore: Beach Accesses on the Outer Banks 

    By Admin | March 2, 2022

    The Outer Banks is always on someone’s list of the best beaches. People from all over the world come to visit the Outer Banks to enjoy nature and the beaches and to learn about the history of the area. There are public beach accesses available throughout the Outer Banks so that you can enjoy the... Read More

    Community Spotlights: Our Favorite Coffee Shops on the Outer Banks

    By Admin | February 16, 2022

    The Outer Banks is home to a variety of locally owned coffee shops that everyone loves. You can find everything from freshly roasted coffee and hot tea to delicious and nutritious breakfast and lunch options.  Read our guide below to a few of our favorite places to grab a hot cup of coffee or a... Read More

    Outer Banks Beach Nourishment 2018

    By Jane Ford | January 30, 2018

    The following information was obtained from the Dare County website: Read More

    Outer Banks Real Estate – Understanding Property Value

    By Briann Mehfoud | July 28, 2016

    If you are in the market to buy or sell Outer Banks Real Estate, it is important to understand the value of your property. To determine this, one must consider the differences between tax assessment, appraisal value and fair market value. Understanding Tax Assessment Governments use tax assessed value, or TAV, to determine a property... Read More

    Outer Banks Beach Nourishment

    By Jane Ford | January 23, 2016

    The Below was posted on the website of “The Town of Kitty Hawk”…   “Preparation for the Town’s Beach Nourishment project is ongoing.  This summer (2015), the Town sent out 275 easement agreements, which allow construction and maintenance related to Beach Nourishment activities on private property.  To date 215 signed easement documents have been returned... Read More

    Warm Winter Weather Brings Some Unusual Sightings in Outer Banks

    By Jane Ford | January 2, 2016

    Warm winter weather brings some unusual sightings, for now By Dee Langston on January 1, 2016 Goodbye, turtles. December’s warm weather brought some unusual sightings for this time of year, but don’t expect the land turtles, frogs and other ectotherms to stay above ground much longer. “It really does affect cold-blooded animals,” said Allen Boynton,... Read More

    Deepwater restoration tells a tale of families and fishing

    By Jane Ford | December 13, 2015

    By Catherine Kozak Coastal Review Online Sometimes a boat is not just a boat. For the best of them, a boat is a story — with a couple of meaty characters and a good ending. For the freshly restored Deepwater, a newcomer at the Manteo waterfront docks, the story spans from the post-World War II... Read More


    By Chris Keyser | November 10, 2015

    OBX SEAFOOD FEST GREAT SUCCESS BY KIP TABB · OCTOBER 19, 2015 Whoever dialed up the weather for the 4th Annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival gets my vote for citizen of the year. With temperatures that topped out at 70, a gentle breeze off the sound and hardly a cloud in sight, conditions were as close... Read More

    Mustang Music Festival In North Carolina Offers Intimate Experience For Festival Goers

    By Chris Keyser | October 7, 2015

    One of the great things about the rise in popularity for music festivals is that the festival season never really ends anymore. After the dust settles from major events such as Bonnaroo, Coachella, and this past weekend’s Lollapalooza, a few festivals still remain on the calendar for those who aren’t ready for the party to... Read More