Sandy enervates the locals

At the Nags Head Pierhouse restaurant this morning, four minutes after opening found the usual breakfasting police and a few strange (to me) couples at a the tables. The staff and clientele were as animated by the approaching storm as the Atlantic surging beneath the restaurant.


Always…Patsy Cline

Miss Barbara Hird, as Texas housewife Louise Seger, seated at right, reminisces about her unexpected friendship with country music legend Patsy Cline, played and sung by Laura Martier, in Ted Swindley’s bio-concert Saturday evening at the Outer Banks Forum.

‘Lost Colony’ takes it up a notch

Settlement huts set ablaze, fog-shrouded scenes of slaughter and ominous sound effects were some of the new dramatic tools brandished at Friday’s opening night of the 72nd season of “The Lost Colony.” In his second year with the nation’s longest-running outdoor symphonic drama, director Robert Richmond said he wanted to give the audience at Waterside […]