OBX Outer Banks NC


Casting Call For New Docu-Series Celebrating American Fishing Families

Los Angeles, CA July 24, 2015 – Noelle Cain (IMDb bio: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3691838/) is a producer on a new docu-series celebrating American Fishing Families who work the oceans of the United States! She is currently in search of multi-generational, commercial fishing families with 4+ family members who fish together, preferably off-shore. […]


Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild 2015 Loon Day

HARKERS ISLAND, NC April 14, 2015 – The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild will be hosting Loon Day on Saturday, May 9, 2015, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the H. Curt Salter Building. This event includes an in-water decoy competition, a live auction, and lunch. All activities are free of […]


Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 18, 2014 — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission implemented the pilot program last fall on three game lands […]


27th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival – 2014: December 6th and 7th, Harkers Island, NC

Hours: Saturday 9am -5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm. Admission: $8.00 daily, children under 12 free. Sunday is Youth Day, and all children under 18 will receive free admission and door prizes! HARKERS ISLAND, NC July 26, 2014 – The Core Sound Decoy Festival has been a coastal tradition since 1988. […]


Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape […]


Emergency officials continue to monitor rare winter storm

WILMINGTON, NC January 28, 2014 – After briefings with the National Weather Service, residents of coastal and inland New Hanover County should be prepared for harsh winter conditions. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Wednesday. Weather conditions will deteriorate during the day on Tuesday with significant […]


R. A. Fessenden on the Outer Banks: The Beginnings of Radio

RALEIGH, NC December 24, 2013 – On December 24, 1902, Reginald Fessenden, who had previously engaged in experiments on the Outer Banks, made the first intentional wireless radio broadcast, playing his violin and reading a passage from the Bible. Fessenden came to North Carolina in 1900 under the auspices of […]


Learn to Talk and Walk Like a Pirate at Roanoke Island Festival Park

MANTEO, NC August 13, 2013 – Come join us for Pirate Scallywag School on August 23 at 2 and 3 p.m. (1 hour each class) at Roanoke Island Festival Park.! Children can learn from the pirate crew how to walk, talk and act like a pirate. Kitty Hawk Kites will offer […]


Outer Banks Beach Access Smartphone App Now Available

Available for download on Apple and Android Devices Outer Banks, NC – June 26, 2013 – Take Me to the Beach, a new smart device application providing users with information about public beach accesses on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, is now available for download on both Apple and […]


Lucky Couple wins Dream Wedding Package at Outer Banks Wedding Association Wedding Expo

Outer Banks, NC Feb. 25, 2013 – At the 2013 Outer Banks Wedding Association’s Wedding Weekend one lucky couple won the Dream Wedding Package, with a value of $100,000! Lauren Fenner and Timothy Clayborn, Jr. of Manassas, Virginia attended the wedding weekend in Kill Devil Hills and as a bride, […]