Outer Banks


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Out·er Banks

 (out′ər)
A string of barrier islands off the North Carolina coast east of Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
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Out′er Banks′


n.pl.
a chain of sandy barrier islands along the coast of North Carolina.
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North Carolina's Outer Banks will get hit late Thursday into Friday morning.
are fairly low, except perhaps for the Outer Banks of North Carolina late Friday.
Travel Driving towards the Atlantic Coast, the first bridge out to the famed Outer Banks crosses the Alligator River and joins up with a marshy peninsula known as Alligator River Wildlife Reserve.
Seaside Art Gallery opened its Outer Banks Squared - The Art Show, July 2nd.
While the New York Tri-State Area is his home, the Tidewater region and North Carolina's Outer Banks aren't foreign territory: Mason is a 1995 graduate of Norfolk State University.An endowment for NSU students in the Mass Communications Program was established in his honor in 2016.
The news of the boy's disappearance stunned residents and officials in this Outer Banks community, prompting locals to gather at the beach to join the search.
About 10,000 visitors to the Outer Banks were evacuated, though residents were allowed to stay put.
On the Outer Banks, Democrats and Republicans locked arms to strongly oppose offshore measures like energy drilling and seismic testing.
3, 2016 as Tropical Storm Hermine passes the Outer Banks. The center of Hermine moved across eastern North Carolina early Saturday.
The project marks a milestone in Ciniva's portfolio of travel and tourism work, which includes Currituck Outer Banks, BarbadosBarbados, the Virginia Bed & Breakfast Association and the Jamestown/Yorktown Foundation.
An important lifeline for the State's economy, the Dare County bridge originally opened in 1963 and provides the only highway connection between the Outer Banks' Hatteras Island and the mainland.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-February 8, 2016-North State Bank Mortgage names Outer Banks mortgage team