Outer Banks North Carolina


Red Bull Storm Chase Coming to Hatteras!?!

The Red Bull Storm Chase has narrowed its short list of international destinations for the upcoming extreme wave/wind surfing window, and Hatteras has made the cut! The listing notes the “US East Coast” yet the marker is firmly planted on Cape Hatteras, and I have been in direct contact with […]


Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum July – August 2012 Calendar

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum July – August 2012 Calendar 1st Mate’s Program Daily Children age 8-12 receive a “Certificate of Rank” and a “1st Mate’s Wristband” by doing a Museum Search and attending 2 programs or a Museum Search, one program and one written activity. Free. Details, (252) 986-2995 […]


AWT Hatteras Wave Jam 2012 Poster!

Cape Hatteras, NC – The official poster for the AWT Hatteras Wave Jam 2012!  Sponsors to be added soon!  Great job Keith M! In other windsurfing news, the OBX has been rocking with daily SW winds topping the upper 20s!  The forecast is set to continue for most of this […]


Civil War scenes through the Lens of the Magic Lantern

MANTEO – A Civil War photography presentation will be held on Saturday, July 14, in the Meeting Room at Roanoke Island Festival Park from 2-3 p.m. Jointly hosted with Outer Banks History Center, it will feature Civil War historian, Dennis Schurr. The event is free and open to the public. The […]


Report from China: Recent graduate updates U.S. State Department experience

Amanda Slowikowski, Nighthawk News editor-in-chief for 2011-2012, is spending six weeks in China with the U.S. State Department as a part of  the National Security Language Initiative for Youth program. Slowikowski will be sending email updates about her trip to us here.  Keep up with what she’s doing and what she’s […]


Senior will spend summer in China, immerse herself in language, local culture

By Anderson Sullivan Associate Editor When most students think of summer, the beach, jobs and time with friends come to mind. For one senior, this summer will hold much more. Senior Amanda Slowikowski will be spending six weeks of her summer in China through the National Security Language Initiative for […]


FFHS Teacher Babies Galore

By Jose Valle Advertising Editor In several months, the stork will be making visits to a couple of teachers’ homes. Several teachers at this school are expecting children in upcoming months, though for many it is not their first. In a similar cradle, many just recently had children. Among the […]


Your Missing Out on Some Real FUN!

OBX Outer Banks, NC – Yesterday, leftover swell from the recent string of NE wind remained on the east facing beaches providing some really fun summer time surf!  The standard surfing crew had it in the morning when the swell was up and the tide was pushing near low with […]


OBX Outer Banks: Just Imagine Your Favorite Outdoor Place…

OBX Outer Banks, NC – Now that the spell of NE winds have subsided on the OBX, we begin to look at the upcoming SW opportunities and wavesailing potential for the east facing beaches. However, one dark stain on opportunity to enjoy the best breaks on the islands is the […]


Studies show Millennials are less involved

By Madeline Bailey Staff Writer In spite of previous studies, researchers now say that Millennials, those born between 1982 and 2000, are less politically and civically involved than the Generation X and Baby Boomer generations. A new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, describes Millennials as […]