If your looking for a good Outer Banks mechanic, look no further than Billy's Truck & Auto.  Billy's Truck & Auto moved from the Nags Head Sheall and is now located at 1003 10th Avenue, Kill Devil Hills.  Billy's takes care of all kinds of repairs from major to minor.  

For more information stop by the shop at 1003 10th Avenue, Kill Devil Hills or call 252 441 5195.

 

(Billy's came recommended to me by a local businessman and I must say he was 100% correct.  I would recommend Billy's if your looking for truck or auto repairs while on the Outer Banks.) 

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Stimulating an N.C. oyster revival

BY JACK BETTS - The Charlotte Observer  

HATTERAS -- For hundreds of years commercial and recreational fishermen have been taking some of creation's tastiest oysters out of the shallow waters of Pamlico Sound just inside the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

But after harvests plummeted due to overharvesting, declining water quality and a nasty parasite in the last third of the 20th century, folks like Todd Miller and Craig Hardy and a host of others have been trying to put them back.

Miller, executive director of the nonprofit N.C. Coastal Federation and Hardy, of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, have been working with a coalition of groups including the National…

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Outer Banks lighthouses are constantly in the news.  

Restoration continues on Bodie Island lighthouse

NAGS HEAD — The Bodie Island lighthouse is expected to re-open in December, weather permitting. For now, progress continues on the 138-year-old lighthouse, situated between Oregon Inlet and Nags Head. The lighthouse will remain closed during construction for safety reasons.

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Here is a great post from Diamonds N Dunes, a local Outer Banks Jewelry store. 

 

Jewelry Is The Perfect Souvenir Of An Outer Banks Vacation!

By: Diamonds and Dunes

April 26, 2010

When you come on vacation to the Outer Banks, it can leave you with memories for a lifetime. Whether you’re here for the weekend, or for a month, your experiences will stay with you forever. It’s only natural that you will want to take home reminders of your visit, to keep the memories fresh in your mind.

While the Outer Banks is full of stores that will sell you sea shells and dried starfish, don’t you think your vacation deserves something a little more special? Sea shells break, and starfish crumble, but jewelry can last forever. There are no…

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Here are some community pages we have recently added.  They should make searching the homes in the specific communities much easier.

 

 New Pages

Kill Devil Hills

  • First Flight Village 
  • Ocean Acres

Currituck County

  • Coinjock Meadows
  • Currituck on the Sound 

Avon

  • Kinnakeet Shore

 Salvo

  • Wind Over Waves 

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Looking for an introduction to buying a home in the Outer Banks?  We are holding our 2nd home buyer's seminar.  Topics the seminar and tour will cover include: buying a foreclosed homes, obtaining financing for a vacation home, insurance in the Outer Banks, and an introduction to vacation home management.  For more information or to register visit, Outer Banks Home Buyers Seminar.

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Here is an interesting video from WHROTV, on the prospects of tourism for 2010.  It is a great look at what to do in the Outer Banks.  (Note not all the video deals with the Outer Banks, it also shows information on Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach.)  

 

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There is an excellent article from the Outer Banks Voice.  The article explains how Kill Devil Hills has been taking some great strides to help its residents go green at low cost.  Many local gardeners will be benefiting from this new program. 

Old barrels find new eco-purpose in KDH

By: Rob Morris

Outer Banks Voice

If you had stopped by the commissioners meeting in Kill Devil Hills last week, you’d have seen a couple of contraptions that looked oddly out of place in the board room.

But learn more about them, and you might find that they fit right into a vision of a how a town government can be relevant in these days of environmental awareness and thrifty lifestyles.

Primitive in their function, they are 21st century in their purpose.…

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