Places

  • What’s In A Name? Brunswick County Places

    From Bolivia and Calabash to Winnabow and Waccamaw, Brunswick County features many unusually named places, and getting to the origins of those monikers brings to life the rich history of the North Carolina coast.

  • Sharing The Beauty of The N.C. Coast

    For those looking to entertain holiday visitors, getting outside and sharing the special places all along the N.C. coast is sure to create lasting memories.

  • Rachel Carson and the Great Awakening

    Rachel Carson came along at the right time, when Americans were finally awakening to the vast natural beauty around them. Her writings would help us realize what we were losing after decades of mass slaughter.

  • Walking in Rachel Carson’s Footsteps

    In this the first of two parts, writer-photographer Jared Lloyd spends time at the Rachel Carson Reserve near Beaufort to relive the time the great writer and scientist spent there while working on her first book.

  • Tearing Apart, Coming Together

    Waves and wind can bring destruction and sorrow, but they bring people together. After a storm, the people of Hatteras Island look out for each other.

  • Outer Bankers: Riders on the Storm

    This is a story about a few of the men and women whose home is a fleeting sandbar; whose lives are dictated by the wind and the water; whose resolves are unshakable. These are the men and women who have weathered the storm.

  • Our Coast: Pine Island Sanctuary

    The Pine Island Sanctuary near Corolla on the northern Outer Banks preserves habitat for thousands of birds and protects a piece of the old Banks.

  • Museum Celebrates Coastal Traditions

    Summer programming at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center includes recurring events through August focused on the culture of Eastern Carteret County.

  • Inaugural Festival to Celebrate Black Bears

    The only bear species on the East Coast, black bears are found on about 60 percent of total land in North Carolina. The N.C. Black Bear Festival, the first of its kind in the state, will be held Saturday at Plymouth.