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Nebraska Trailer - Nov 21 @ The Old Theater | November 21, 2014
A man wins a million dollars. It must be true. Nebraska. Showing 7:30p tonight at The Old Theater. Tickets $5.50 (includes tax). Ticket holders not winning a million dollars will receive free popcorn.


Live Action on Capt. Jeff | November 20, 2014
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A pause in the Live Action, as the trawler Capt. Jeff is tied up to the Garland Fulcher Seafood docks on Oriental’s harbor.


Greenline Hybrid In The Harbor | November 19, 2014
Greenline Hybrid
The unique lines of this boat drew an extra look this morning. Docked at Oriental Marina Inn for the night, the classic lines are from a very contemporary boat. It is a Greenline Hybrid. Here is a view of the solar roof (and some morning frost).


Greenline Solar Roof | November 19, 2014
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The solar roof of a Greenline Hybrid (diesel-electric).


OYC | November 18, 2014
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Oriental Yacht Club at dusk.


Atlas Tract Meeting | November 17, 2014
This is part of Pamlico County’s Atlas Tract area – a 251 acre tract that was cleared as if for a farm field last summer. EPA determined the clearing was an attempt to change it from wetland to upland, an illegal action. But so far EPA hasn’t done anything. Tonight, Pamlico County Commissioners are to discuss lending their support to a Ciitzens Enforcment Action over the clearing of wetlands.


Foggy Monday Harborcam | November 17, 2014
It’s Foggy Monday HarborCam. They usually say it’s pea soup thick, but the solid wall of fog this morning is more of a chowder.


Levelland | November 16, 2014
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This is Levelland, in earlier times playing on stage at The Silos. Today is a Levelland Reunion… catch them this afternoon at Paradise Cove.


Pulled In Two Directions | November 15, 2014
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Does life ever pull you in multiple directions? A piling takes the strain from two docklines at Garland Fulcher Seafood docks.


Spirit Of Christmas Parade Theme 2014 | November 14, 2014

Ladies. Gentlemen. TownDock readers. The Spirit Judges have ruled – the theme for the 2014 Spirit Of Christmas Parade is… Favorite Christmas Movies. The award winning entrant came from villager Lynn Mattea. The parade is Saturday Dec 13 @ 1p. Get your brainy Christmas-ee thinking caps on and create your Christmas movie themed parade entrant.


Puddle Lounging | November 13, 2014
betsy helen bland jack russell puddlePuddle Lounging. It’s a favorite past time of some Oriental dogs. One of those dogs is the new Pet Of The Month – Betsy – Miss November.


Reflected Anchorage Scene | November 12, 2014
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A view of Oriental’s anchorage as reflected in a window in a painting by artitst Karen Van Gamper. Her work can be seen at the Village Gallery.


Wetlands Destroyed | November 11, 2014
This is part of Pamlico County’s Atlas Tract area – a 251 acre tract that was cleared as if for a farm field last summer. EPA determined the clearing was an attempt to change it from wetland to upland, an illegal action. But so far EPA hasn’t done anything. The NC Coastal Federation wants EPA to enforce the law and is ready to file a citizens enforcement action against the EPA if it doesn’t. More details here…


Kershaw Creek Sunset | November 10, 2014
Kershaw Sunset
It’s that time of year when spectacular sunsets become almost an expectation. This is a recent sunset on Kershaw Creek. (Donna Mannion photo)


Chuck Beattie and Compass | November 9, 2014
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Chuck Beattie, with a compass he gave Oriental’s History Museum four decades after salvaging it off a freighter in Taiwan that was being dismantled. A retired pilot, Vietnam vet and in recent years, a blacksmith, Chuck passed away on Thursday. He was 70. (For an earlier view, click here.)


Chuck Beattie, Training Jet | November 9, 2014
Chuck Beattie
Chuck Beattie and a training jet circa 1960’s, at Laughlin AFB, Del Rio, Texas.


Chasity Brooke | November 8, 2014
Chasity Brooke
The trawler, Chasity Brooke, at dock at Chris Fulcher’s Point Pride Seafood.


SAIL Magazine Boats and Sunset | November 7, 2014
SAIL mag visit
Some of the 20 boats visiting Oriental Thursday night as part of the SAIL magazine’s tour south on the ICW from Virginia to Florida for first time cruisers. Aside from the splash of sunset, the visitors were treated to performances by Oriental’s Drummin’ Dragons, the UHOOs ukelele group and Bob Laverty’s band at the Oriental Marina. The boats, tied up at the Marina and the Town Docks, are off to New Bern on Friday.


Exit The King Cast | November 6, 2014

Mariner's Compass Quilt | November 5, 2014
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Part of the quilt, Mariner’s Compass, created by Oriental resident Johnny Reiswig, which was a winner at the weekend’s quilt show in New Bern. It won for best machine quilt, which Johnny and his wife Margaret know a bit about as they provide long-arm machine quilting for other quilters at their studio behind the Cartwright House B&B. To see the quilt in full, click here.