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Life on the Edge: Welcome to the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks, aka OBX, is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. It’s made up of quaint towns and sleepy fishing villages, each wonderfully weather-worn to a varying degree. Even spanning hundreds of years and despite millions of visitors, each town retains its own individual character. OBX has
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Welcome To The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks has a way of connecting with people, staying with them long after the vacation is over. Uncrowded beaches that stretch for miles and the endless possibilities that come with them. This is America’s First Beach. The site of our country’s first National Seashore and the place where the English first tried to
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Hurricane Irene: “Get the Hell off the Beach”

Hurricane Irene made landfall near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, just before 8 a.m. EDT with Category 1-force winds of 85 mph. The center of Irene is located about 5 miles north-northeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, or about 60 miles southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and is moving to the north-northeast near 14 miles
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