Pine Knoll Shores Mayor’s Notes

Summer Safety 101

WELCOME TO THE summer of 2015! Every year we are stunned by the tragedies that occur during the summer. I am going to take a few minutes to remind you of some safety issues and tips. One of the great things that first brought me to the Crystal Coast was the fact that the sun […]

Emerald Tidings – July 2015

Hurricane Season – Be Prepared! Make Sure You Have Your Hurricane Re-Entry Permit ALTHOUGHT WE RECEIVED an early scare from Tropical Storm Ana in early May, hurricane season is now officially here. The town works hard to be prepared for and respond to potential threats, and is ready for the 2015 hurricane season (although we […]

Book Bag – July 2015

book bag - the wright brothers

The Wright Brothers By David McCullough ON A WINTER day in 1903 a couple of bicycle mechanics from Ohio did what was presumed to be impossible. They flew a heavier-than-air powered machine across the sand on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. David McCullough has written a well-documented account of this feat and the story […]

At the Aquarium – July 2015

NC Aquarium large tank

Gallons of Fun DON’T JUST SIT around all day July 4 waiting for the fireworks to start. The aquarium is open 9am to 5pm on the Independence Day holiday. Dive into gallons of family fun, indoors and out, any day you visit. Animal feedings, live-animal programs, animal encounters and dive programs are offered twice daily, […]