Oregon Inlet News

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Oregon Inlet has been closed to most boat traffic this month due to extreme shoaling. The economic consequences are severe as it is the only passage into the Atlantic Ocean on a 150 mile stretch  between Virginia Beach and Hatteras. The seafood industry in Wanchese and the charter boats out of Pirate’s Cove and Oregon… Read more »

Spring Bioblitz Outer Banks 2014

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Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary is sponsoring a new event called 2014 Bioblitz  April 25th-26th.  The event is designed to record, collect, and observe as many species as possible in a 24 hour period. They are seeking interested volunteers. They are hoping to include universities, clubs, parks, state agencies, and private industries. The first part of… Read more »

Vacation Home Sales Surge in 2013; Investment Property Declines

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DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 02, 2014 Vacation home sales rose strongly in 2013, while investment purchases fell below the elevated levels seen in the previous two years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR’s 2014 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2013, shows vacation-home sales jumped… Read more »

Producers of Wicked Tuna fish for tuna and hit on the Outer Banks!

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  1 OF 4 PHOTOS: Captain T.J. Ott and his crew are competing with local boats on the TV series “Wicked Tuna.” Ott was photographed aboard his boat Hot Tuna in Wanchese, N.C., on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (Steve Earley | The Virginian-Pilot)View all 4 photos | Buy Pilot photos RELATED Blog: Wicked Tuna has been in town… Read more »

Happy Spring

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Just in time for spring and boating season, the Town of Southern Shores has completed its dredging of 7.5 miles of navigable canals. The project is the largest capital repair project in the history of the town.  It began in late 2009 with a controversial start because of concerns of where to place the spoils… Read more »