11/13/09

Picture of the Week

Beachcombers love patrolling the beaches after a couple days of heavy surf. This is the optimal time for shelling, as evident by this photo by Brittany Latham of Surf or Sound Realty.


01/21/09

Snowfall on Hatteras Island

Locals and visitors alike were treated to a tremendously rare event on Hatteras Island on January 20th, accumulating snow. Beginning at approximately 11:00 a.m., the snow flowed down in flurries, sticking to the cold ground and continued well into the evening. Most residents ventured outside and played in the snow all evening, and woke up to a white winter landscape, reminiscent of the famous scene in A Christmas Story… except with sea oats and scrub oaks. Continue reading