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  • Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing

    Hurricane Sandy sinks famed movie ship off North Carolina coast; 2 crew members missing
    Three people engulfed by the Hurricane Sandy-roiled Atlantic strove to reach a life raft after falling overboard Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. But only one of them made it. When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives were in danger off...
  • Weddings and engagements

    Heather Vaughn and James Compton Columbia residents Darrel and Rose Vaughn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Vaughn, to James "Jim" Compton, son of Mary Compton, of Stephens City, Va., and Bill Verrill, of Centreville,...
  • Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre

    Charles Newell is on an amazing theatrical roll at Court Theatre
    Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
  • Check out your beach

     
    Are you planning a trip to the Jersey shore over the upcoming holiday? Or are you an Outer Banks lover? Wherever you plan on taking a beach trip, the National Resources Defense Council has its annual beach water rating guide to help you plan your trip. If...
  • Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list

    Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list
    Florida has landed the No. 1 beach in the U.S. seven times, but not in 2012. This year's crown goes to Coronado Beach in San Diego, California, but that doesn't mean Florida still isn't the place to be for the finest stretches of sand. The Sunshine State...
  • Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime

    Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime
    Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
  • Cannon pulled from pirate Blackbeard's ship, Queen Anne's Revenge

     
    Blackbeard: Researchers have pulled the 13th cannon from the wreckage of the pirate ship the Queen Anne's Revenge....
  • Swell from Danielle due on Outer Banks by Sat.

     
    The National Weather Service says long-period ocean swells generated by a distant Hurricane Danielle are expected to reach the Outer Banks of North Carolina by Saturday.That will mean an increased risk of dangerous rip currents for bathers, but it will...
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you. Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
  • Danielle Cat. 4; Earl a hurricane by Sat.; Fiona next

     
    Well, the forecasters called for a busy season in the Atlantic, and that's what they're grappling with today. The graphic below shows wind forecasts for both Danielle (uppermost blob in graphic below) and Earl (lower wind field).Hurricane Danielle grew...
  • Hurricane Watch posted for Outer Banks

     
    The National Hurricane Center has posted a Hurricane Watch for North Carolina's Outer Banks, including Pamlico and Albemarle sounds, as powerful Hurricane Earl heads toward the barrier islands.The watch extends from north of Surf City to the Virginia/...