Our Coast

  • Beachcomber’s View: Whelks Versus Conchs

    Longtime Outer Banks beachcomber Kristin Hissong explains the myriad differences between conchs, which typically prefer tropical waters, and whelks that are often found on Outer Banks beaches and a favorite of collectors.

  • Chamber Class Joins Marine Debris Cleanup

    An annual leadership program of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce recently wrapped up for 2019, after giving participants a lasting, hands-on lesson in coastal restoration.

  • Group to Honor Etheridge, Life-Saving Crew

    The Pea Island Preservation Society is set to present “Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes: The Unique Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Life-Savers,” Saturday on Roanoke Island and in Duck.

  • Festival to Celebrate Waterfowl, Seafood

    The inaugural Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival set for later this month is to be a celebration of Hatteras water birds that also showcases local seafood, decoy collectors and bird carvers.