Posts Tagged: Outer Banks Entertainment News

Dr. Beach Ranks Ocracoke and Buxton in Top 5 Best Beaches in America 2021

Dr. Beach has released his annual list of his picks for the Top 10 Best Beaches in America for 2021, with two Outer Banks locales making the top five. Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach is ranked...

North Carolina Lifts Many COVID-19 Restrictions for Vaccinated Individuals

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today (5/14/21) that many of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted for fully vaccinated individuals, following yesterday’s updated guidance from the CDC regarding face masks. Read on...

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue to be Featured on ‘CBS This Morning’

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Supervisor David Elder and his team were recently interviewed by CBS News. The local lifeguards provided critical information on rip current safety for the national news outlet. The segment featuring...

Tourism Initiative ‘Wright Route’ to Unite N.C. and Ohio in Aviation History

Orville and Wilbur Wright changed the course of human history when their flying machine lifted off the ground and connected us to the rest of the world. Their scientific exploration of manned flight made...

Nags Head Appoints New Town Manager

At the May 5 meeting of the Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners, Michael C. Silverman was appointed as the new town manager. The current city manager of Pascagoula, a city of 22,000 residents on...

North Carolina Eases Outdoor Mask Mandate, Mass Gathering Limits

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today (4/28/21) that masks will no longer be required outdoors and mass gathering limits will increase to 100 people indoors and 200 outdoors starting this Friday. Face masks...

NPS Outer Banks Sites Go Digital

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial are pleased to announce several new ways for visitors to digitally connect with their national park sites. National Park Service...

First NPS Self-Driving Shuttle Launched at Wright Bros. National Memorial

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) today announced the launch of the first self-driving vehicle to be tested at a recreational public lands site in the nation, and...

Outer Banks Bike Week 2021 Schedule of Events Announced

The 19th Annual Outer Banks Bike Week roars back to life, with events happening throughout the area April 17-25, 2021. The complete lineup of events happening all week was officially announced this week. Bike...

Recovery & Resilience Virtual Town Hall Events Set for May

The Saving Lives Task Force has teamed up with The Breaking Through Task Force, Be Resilient OBX, Children & Youth Partnership, SMART Recovery, and the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services to...

UPDATE: OBX Safer Spot Campaign Canceled After Anti-Vaxxers Threaten Boycotts

UPDATE (4/9/21): This campaign has apparently been canceled after people opposed to getting the COVID-19 vaccination threatened to boycott businesses who would display the OBX Safer Spot decal for having at least 70% of...

Volunteer Beach Cleanup at Coquina Beach Set for April 17

Cape Hatteras National Seashore will host a drop-in volunteer beach cleanup effort at the Coquina Beach public access on Bodie Island on Saturday, April 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers should meet...

Kill Devil Hills Suspends Beach Driving Amid Severe Weather

As a strong cold front is crossing our area of the Outer Banks that is expected to bring severe weather to Kill Devil Hills, including ocean over-wash, coastal flooding, beach erosion, and hazardous marine...

Dare County Announces New Animal Shelter Virtual Ribbon-Cutting [UPDATED]

Dare County, in partnership with the Outer Banks SPCA, will host a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the brand new Dare County Animal Shelter on Friday, March 19 Wednesday, March 31. Due...

NPS Seeks Public Input on Oregon Inlet Marina Improvements

Cape Hatteras National Seashore invites public review and comment on a Site Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA) for improvements at Oregon Inlet Marina (also known as Oregon Inlet Fishing Center). Oregon Inlet Marina is...

Dare County Parks and Recreation Announces March Facility Reopenings

The Dare County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the dates and times of several activities that will resume this month following previous COVID-19 restrictions and closures. The Youth Center at Family Recreation...

Cape Hatteras and Wright Memorial Break January Visitation Records

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial had the highest levels of visitation in January 2021 than any other January on record. At the Seashore, January visitation records have been broken the...

Outer Banks Feature Film Seeking Local Talent For Production

Outer Banks-based Rayolight Productions, the award winning filmmakers behind the independent short films Lost in Buffalo City, Boy, and Night of the Fluffet, is gearing up and seeking local talent for it’s latest project,...

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Postponed Until March 20, 2022

The official decision has been made to not hold the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade in Nags Head this year, as parade founder Mike Kelly has announced plans to postpone the popular event until March...

43rd Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Winners Announced

The 43rd Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show opened on January 30 and will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo until February 27. The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is...