Writer Paints Pretty Picture of Elizabeth City

6th August 2015
Want to know why Elizabeth City is known as the “ […]

Rodanthe Surf Report 8/6/15

6th August 2015

Lean & clean 1-3′ se swell with light offshores keeping things smooth. Look for knee-maybe waist high surf at the right bar this am. Just pulling into a 7:11 am low tide.

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Corolla Surf Report 8/6/2015

6th August 2015

I was surprised to see that wave height is only knee-cap high. The forecast is for bigger surf. At this posting it is very clean & longboardable. I will keep you posted with updates the moment we see an incrase in size. NOTE: WE LUV TO DO TRADE IN’S

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Loop de Loop this Friday with “ArtWalk Loop and Win”

5th August 2015
You’ve been to Elizabeth City’s First Friday ArtWalk, r […]

Corolla Surf Report 8/5/2015

5th August 2015

At this AM posting wave hight is only knee cap plus. Corolla has an incoming tide and an off-shore wind. The good news is that the wave forecasters are calling for an increase in swell starting tomorrow & peaking over the weekend. Stay posted to our surf report. Once there is a change in conditions, I will updates. NOTES: WE ...

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Rodanthe Surf Report 8/5/15

5th August 2015

1-3′ SE wind swell this morning with light offshore winds. Surf is in the clean knee-thigh high range as we pull out of the 6:15 am low tide. Expect the 11:40 am high tide to start drowning out most breaks later this morning leaving mostly shorebreak behind, thanks for checking

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STAR Center releases sea turtles

5th August 2015
Threatening skies did not discourage more than 400 visitors, locals and volunteers who attended the release of three green sea turtles by the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island’s Sea Turtle Assistance an

Sending thanks to a restaurant with a big heart

5th August 2015
Sarah Young of Charlottesville, VA told the Sentinel she was visiting the Outer Banks with her baby daughter Clare Marie and other family members last week for vacation and experienced an act of kindn

National Lighthouse Day is Aug. 7

5th August 2015
The National Park Service will celebrate National Lighthouse Day at Cape Hatteras National Seashore with special programs. The Lighthouse Act of Aug. 7, 1789 established the federal government's role

Purple martins return to Manns Harbor Bridge

5th August 2015
Purple martins are beginning to return to their roost at the west end of the old Manns Harbor bridge. By the end of July, the number of birds at the site will be close to 100,000.

Lions Club scholarship winners

5th August 2015
The First Flight Lions Club has awarded two local high school seniors monetary scholarships to attend college this fall. Zoe Smith and Joe Jamir, both graduates of  First Flight High School, were sele

Calling All Babies

5th August 2015
A day at the Virginia Dare auditionsEver since we moved to the Outer Banks three years ago I’ve had an idle daydream about my baby playing Virginia Dare in The Lost Colony. I saw the play with my husband the first year we arrived, and remember being blown away by the fact that the show has been performed since 1937. The Lost Colony not only celebrates history, it is a living piece of history. And if my baby could play Virginia Dare, perhaps I could claim a tiny piece of that storied history.

Corolla Wind report for 8/4/15

4th August 2015

Get your big boy pants on today. It’s gonna blow!!  Just like yesterday afternoon the wind is going to be cranking!!  Right now it’s fairly good, but in a few hours it’s gonna ramp up to over 20mph. Forecasted to gust to upper 20’s.  Should be a fun one today so get on it!       

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Corolla Surf Report 8/4/2015

4th August 2015

We got surf! Swell direction is out of the ESE and the wind (at this posting is off-shore). Wave height is waist plus with primarily rights in Corolla this AM. The off-shore wind dropped water temps down t0 63 degrees Fahrenheit: NOTE: WE RENT WETSUITS. GARY, COROLLA SURF SHOP

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Elizabeth City is Coast Guard Proud

3rd August 2015
Elizabeth City is Coast Guard Proud, and this week we a […]