111th first flight anniversary observance at Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, NC on December 17, 2014. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)_0035

NPS To Honor Wright Brothers On Orville’s Birthday, National Aviation Day

The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and as part of that year-long ongoing celebration they have chosen what would be Orville Wright’s 145th birthday, August 19, recognized around the country as National...

UNC CSI Instructor Autumn Reaghard and campers tested for indicator bacteria levels present in local waterways.  (photo by Jay Clark, ECU News Services)

Woman’s Club Provides UNC CSI Summer Camp Scholarships

Each summer the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) offers fun, educational experiences for middle and high school students through weeklong day camps hosted at the UNC CSI Research and Education Campus in Wanchese,...

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New Outer Banks Water Park Coming To Currituck In 2017

There will be another exciting and fun way to beat the heat next summer, as plans were approved last month paving the way for a new 80-ace water park coming to the Outer Banks,...

USFWS / NCFS Marshmaster (photo by Bonnie Strawser/USFWS)

USFWS / NCFS Partnership Benefits Eastern NC Communities

Fire Officials from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the NC Forest Service met this morning to transfer a Marshmaster owned by Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge to the State for use in...

Senior Arts and Crafts Show 2016

Senior Arts And Crafts Show Returns To Kill Devil Hills

The 43rd Annual Senior Arts and Crafts Show returns to Kill Devil Hills in August. Sponsored by the Outer Banks Woman’s Club, the 2016 Senior Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Wednesday,...

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[Local Buzz] OBX Entertainment Welcomes Dimensions Hair Salon!

We are excited to welcome Dimensions Hair Salon to the OBX Entertainment Family! A family-run local business, Dimensions Hair Salon has been providing full service hair care to locals and visiting walk-ins on the Outer Banks for...

Sue Artz with hair stylist Ashley Dashiell at Dimensions Hair Salon in Kill Devil Hills on June 7, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 64 – Dimensions Hair Salon [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 64, featuring a new On Location segment that takes viewers to Dimensions Hair Salon, a family-run local business providing full...

Archaeologists recently discovered two pieces of pottery that belonged to a medicine jar likely used by a member of The Lost Colony. (photo courtesy of National Park Service)

Archaeologists Find Pieces of Lost Colony Mystery

The mystery of what really happened to The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island is America’s original urban legend and may never be completely solved, but a small piece of the answer was recently uncovered...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 63 – Soundside FunFair Nags Head Carnival [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 63, featuring a new On Location segment that takes viewers to the Soundside FunFair, a family friendly old school carnival...

Author Joseph Waltenbaugh with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series 'OBXE TV' on June 6, 2016 (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 62 – ‘Legend’ Author Joseph Waltenbaugh [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 62, featuring an interview with special guest Joseph Waltenbaugh, author of the new book Legend: An OBX Novel, a dark...

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Roanoke Island Festival Park Receives TripAdvisor Award

Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo recently learned it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor...

The Point Harbor Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch in Currituck on May 11, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 61 – On Location at Point Harbor Strawberry Patch [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 61, featuring a new On Location segment visiting the Point Harbor Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Patch, an annual spring tradition for our...

Tanya Young and Sue Artz on the set of OBX Entertainment's original Outer Banks web series 'OBXE TV' on March 12, 2014.

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 60 – Outer Banks Minister Rev. Tanya Young [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with our 60th Episode, featuring an interview with our special guest Rev. Tanya Young.  On this episode, Tanya will discuss what it’s...

OBXjetpak owner and pilot Butch Stone (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

OBXjetpak Flying To Carowinds Carolina Harbor Waterpark Opening In Charlotte

The Outer Banks’ first local jet pack pilot Butch Stone is taking his OBXjetpak and flyboard to Charlotte, North Carolina this month as a special guest performer at the grand opening celebration of the new Carolina...

Couture by the Shore 2016

Strike A Pose At Couture By The Shore Outer Banks Fashion Show

The annual Couture by the Shore fashion show fundraiser for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation returns this weekend, hosted by Kelly’s Restaurant and Tavern in Nags Head.  Couture by the Shore is where fashion...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 59 – On Location at Roanoke Island Festival Park [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 59, featuring an on location tour of the many attractions open to the public daily at Roanoke Island Festival Park...

Isabella Pakula with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entetainment series 'OBXE TV' on March 7, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 58 – OBX Princess Isabella Pakula [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 58, featuring an interview with special guest Isabella Pakula, a local performer and owner of Party With A Princess.  Isabella...

Earth Fair OBX

Earth Fair OBX Returns To Jockey’s Ridge, Nags Head

You are invited to come and celebrate Earth Day on the Outer Banks at Jockey’s Ridge State Park and participate in a variety of engaging activities at Earth Fair OBX V. For the 5th...

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks new designation the Owen Cottage at 2019 South Virginia Dare Trail.

Kill Devil Hills Hosting Historic Landmarks Open House

The annual Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House self-guided tour of a sampling of the historic homes will begin with a reception at 1pm this Friday, April 22, at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall. Two...

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‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 57 – Women’s Winter Expo [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 57, taking viewers on location for a special segment featuring the annual Outer Banks Women’s Winter Expo, presented by Outer Banks...

Marie's Maids owner Marie York with Sue Artz on the set of the OBX Entertainment series 'OBXE TV' on Feb. 19, 2016. (photo by Matt Artz for OBXentertainment.com)

‘OBXE TV’ Ep. 56 – Entrepreneur Marie York [Video]

Season 3 of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV continues with Episode 56, featuring an interview with special guest Marie York, owner of Marie’s Maids.  Marie will discuss how she started her...

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Kill Devil Derby Brigade Completes Aviation Park Improvements

The Kill Devil Derby Brigade, Northeastern North Carolina’s premiere roller derby team, calls the Outer Banks home, and they just completed a project to give back to the community.  This tough group of ladies...

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National Park Service Announces Cape Hatteras 2016 Campground Season

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that the Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season will be expanded for 2016. All four campgrounds, Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, Frisco, and Ocracoke...

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Marie’s Maids Outer Banks Cleaners March Special Deals Announced

Marie’s Maids, the Outer Banks cleanest home service, has announced three different special deals being offered now until the end of March. You can get 10% off your first clean, and then you can...

Tanya Young performing an Outer Banks beach wedding. (photo by ARTZ MUSIC & PHOTOGRAPHY)

Win A Free Wedding By Outer Banks Minister Tanya Young!

An award-winning local wedding officiant and one of the first wedding vendors on the Outer Banks, Rev. Tanya Young has performed thousands of ceremonies for happy lovebirds, but this summer for the first time...

Ellie Midgette’s nautical quilt.

Outer Banks Community Quilt Show Returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Outer Banks Community Quilt Show returns to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this March.  Vintage and antique quilts of all sizes will be on display. The show will include quilts made, or...

Marie's Maids

[Local Buzz] OBX Entertainment Welcomes Marie’s Maids!

We are excited to welcome Marie’s Maids to the OBX Entertainment Family! With over 20 years of experience to share with the community, owner Marie York is driven with the love for working with clients to...

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Kill Devil Hills Considers Attracting New Hotels To Oceanfront

After a decade and a half of watching almost every hotel on the Outer Banks oceanfront demolished to make way for exceedingly large rental cottages, the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has just...

Magic Mike

“Magic Mike” Stoffel Dead at 63

The Outer Banks has lost one of its favorite local entertainers today, as Mike Stoffel, known to thousands as “Magic Mike” the clown, has died at the age of 63. After serving in the...

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Outer Banks Beach Portraits Christmas Special Offer Announced!

It’s that time where you may be running around last minute looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the Outer Banks lover in your life, and we have you covered with a personalized gift certificate...