Share these tips with your friends and family so that everyone can stay safe while enjoying the mid-Atlantic’s many beautiful beaches, lakes and rivers this summer!

Rip currents – often incorrectly dubbed “rip tides” or “undertows” – are strong, narrow currents of water that move quickly away from the shore, especially along the coasts of oceans, seas, large lakes, or wherever there are breaking waves. When wind and waves push excess water toward the shore, it tends to flow back to […] Local News |  Full Article

OBAR® Announces New CEO Willo Kelly

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) recently announced the hiring of a new Chief Executive Officer. The process of hiring for the position was a team effort consisting of current and past leadership, from both the local and NC REALTORS® Association level. An extensive search led to a total of 67 applications submitted. “Of […] Real Estate |  Full Article

Dare County Officials Urge Visitors and Residents to Sign Up for Emergency Storm Alerts

As the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1, communities in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico were still cleaning up from last year’s devastating hurricanes. Dare County Emergency Management urges Outer Banks residents, visitors, and nonresident property owners to prepare for the next storm and sign up for emergency alerts. Subscribers can opt to […] Local News |  Full Article