WASHINGTON — For the second year in a row, a bill to protect wild horses on North Carolina’s coast has gone to the U.S. Senate after passing unanimously in the House. Supporters hope for different results this go-around, after the bill died in a Senate committee last year. The House passed this year’s attempt on Monday…. Read more »
Monthly Archives:: October 2013
Aerial adventure park planned for Nags Head soundfront By Michelle Wagner on October 14, 2013 Treetops Adventure Park in Asheville. (ashevilletreetopsadventurepark.com) A Nags Head resident has submitted plans to build an outdoor adventure park that would feature challenging rope courses and zip lines ranging from 10 to 50 feet in the air. If approved, the park is… Read more »
http://www.realtor.com/news/survey-most-people-open-to-buying-a-haunted-house/ Survey: Most People Open to Buying a Haunted House More than half of home buyers are open to buying a haunted house, according to realtor.com’s 2013 Haunted Housing Report. Also, 35 percent of the nearly 1,400 people who took the survey say they have lived in a haunted home. Today realtor.com released the results… Read more »
A living history site c.1847 on Roanoke Island, NC Over the past 150 years, on this day or that, on any wall in the house, a picture might have hung straight or crooked, wallpaper was put up or taken down, wasps sat, a television blared, pollen settled. On most any acre, corn suffered… Read more »
New town taxes for beach projects will have a ripple effect By Russ Lay on October 16, 2013 KDH’s beaches took a beating during the recent nor’easter. (Rob Morris) In what may be the one of the last meetings of the Dare County Shoreline Management Commission, the tone and tenor of the gathering was worlds… Read more »
Fall is a wonderful time to visit the northern OBX! Photo courtesy of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund. Remember to stay 50 feet away from the wild horses!