People

  • Nonprofit Offers Help For Dorian Survivors

    Government assistance for Ocracoke and Hatteras to recover from Hurricane Dorian has been slow, but the nonprofit Outer Banks Community Foundation is providing relief where it can.

  • Our Coast’s People: The Birdman of Hatteras

    In the nearly a decade since Lou Browning opened the nonprofit Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation Inc., the trained falconer has cared for hundreds of sick and injured wild animals at the infirmary in Frisco.

  • Kayaker to Talk Climate While Paddling ICW

    Will Freund is raising funds and gearing up for his “Climate, Kayak and Conversation” a three-month, 1,000-mile project from Miami to Norfolk to collect stories from those impacted by climate change.

  • Struggles Remain As Ocracoke Awaits Visitors

    As Ocracoke residents rebuild from Hurricane Dorian’s devastation and prepare to welcome visitors back for the first time since before the storm, merely coping remains a challenge.

  • 6-Year-Old Raises Big Bucks for Ocracoke

    Lilly Anderson, daughter of Rusty and Kim Anderson of Morehead City, recently set up a lemonade stand to raise money for Ocracoke’s damaged school, hauling in more than $8,700.

  • Group Offers Aerial Views of Coastal Change

    Kip Tabb shares his experience winging over the Outer Banks on a king tides and sea level rise photo reconnaissance flight with a pilot who volunteers for the nonprofit conservation group SouthWings.

  • ‘Music Folk for Ocracoke’ Benefit Oct. 14

    Music trio Craicdown and the Carolina Theatre in Durham are presenting a benefit concert Oct. 14 to support the Ocracoke community still recovering from the destruction Hurricane Dorian wrought Sept. 6 on the remote island.

  • ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ an Outer Banks Story

    Colington native Tyler Nilson, co-writer and co-directer of “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” to be screened Friday at Manteo’s Pioneer Theater, says the film reflects coastal life and characters.