Our Coast

  • Our Coast’s History: Penderlea

    The farming community of Penderlea in Pender County can trace its roots back to the Roosevelt’s New Deal, when it the first of 152 homestead projects designed to help disadvantaged farmers make a better life during the Great Depression.

  • Our Coast’s History: Rogues’ Harbor

    Colonial Virginians called it “Rogues Harbor,” a derisive term for the Albemarle region, suggesting that pirates, debtors, revolutionaries and outcasts had settled the area.

  • Our Celestial Coast: Planets Near and Far

    NASA recently announced the discovery of seven exoplanets circling another star 40 light-years away; and March offers glimpses of planets closer to home, including Mars, Uranus and Mercury.

  • Taste of Core Sound Focuses on Carvers

    This year’s Taste of Core Sound program, set for Feb. 24, will celebrate the legacy of the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild and will feature the three surviving members of its “Original Seven” founding board members.