Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Cloe

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Cloe, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Cloe, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

Tagging study yields new understanding of sheepshead

With a reputation for a spirited fight at the hook-end of a rod and reel and tasty, sweet, white meat, sheepshead are a choice catch for recreational anglers fishing North Carolina’s coastal waters. These days, as recreational saltwater fishing regulations have been tightened on some species, particularly flounder, the elusive, not-easy-to-hook sheepshead, with its ever-bizarre, […]

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Island History: Ohio Gets the Wright Brothers Wrong, Again

The two most common mistakes in Outer Banks history are arguably referring to the Old Oregon Inlet Life-Saving Station as the Pea Island Station, and the history surrounding the Wright brothers. From long debates over whether North Carolina or Ohio could claim the title of being the “Birthplace of Aviation,” to the concept of who […]

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U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet assists disabled shrimping vessel near Engelhard

At 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received a phone call about an overdue shrimping vessel, Miss Sophia, out of Engelhard, N.C. Watch standers began calling local marinas for information on any potential sightings, which all came back negative. Sector North Carolina was finally able to make contact with […]

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Robert Byron Carter III

July 21, 1949 – October 16, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Robert Byron Carter III, 72, of Kill Devil Hills died suddenly on October 16, 2021.  He was born in Norfolk, VA on July 21, 1949. He was predeceased by his parents Robert Byron Carter Jr. and Iris Foshay Carter Williams and the love of […]

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