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2014-08-31 23:01:52

Outer Banks Media announces the successes of a website redesign and application development; Zillie's increased visitor traffic and online shopping sales, boosting revenue while optimizing

2008-08-31 12:00:21

By Anthony McCartney Associated Press CALADESI ISLAND, Fla. -- Kaylee Sturm sat in the low surf, the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico lapping around her. The University of Tampa senior had never been to this barrier island north of Clearwater, but she and her mom were immediately impressed.

2008-08-28 09:00:47

The Virginian-Pilot Bodie Island Spit at Oregon Inlet reopened on Wednesday to off- road vehicles, just in time for the Labor Day weekend.

2008-08-21 09:00:48

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot Outer Bank s residents soon will be treated to close-ups of movie stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane frolicking on their beach, zipping down their road and snuggling at their pier.

2008-08-08 09:01:00

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot While summer's steamy weather has encouraged a record number of sea turtle eggs to hatch in Cape Hatteras National Seashore this year, the bird nesting season is winding down.

2008-07-11 06:00:24

By CATHERINE KOZAK Beaches at Oregon Inlet, Cape Point and Ocracoke Island, N.C., are expected to be quieter than usual this July Fourth weekend - the first time they've been closed to off-road vehicles through the night.

2006-08-31 18:27:17

Corrects location of Howard's Pub in fifth paragraph to Ocracoke Island from Hatteras Island. By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto dumped heavy rain on North and South Carolina as it closed in on the U.S.

2005-09-11 17:45:15

By Gene Cherry SALVO, N.C. (Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia parked off the coast of the southeastern United States on Sunday and could hit North Carolina later in the week, forecasters said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.