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It's Monday September 25, 2017

TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT



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The photos that have been on the Home page

Sunrise from the bridge | September 23, 2017

That reliable sun appears again. Sunrise from the bridge Saturday morning.
Potential | September 22, 2017

A boat on the hard at Deaton's yard which has more boats in it than usual in recent weeks because of the threat of hurricanes. This boat's name captured the cautionary move to land.
Hurricane LIly, 2017 | September 21, 2017

The name may sound like one of those dreaded named storms, but the Hurricane Lily that suddenly pops up out of the ground is a more welcomed part of September in Oriental.
Satellite View Hurricane's Jose & Maria | September 20, 2017

For the last week the TownDock server has saved up Atlantic view images from NOAA’s GOES satellite. Every hour, 24 hours a day. Above is a movie made from these (over 200 images)… showing Sept 12 through Sept 20… Hurricanes Jose & Maria.
This movie will be updated in a couple days.

Mark Twain, tonight, Old Theater | September 19, 2017

Mark Twain discusses boyhood, tonight at The Old Theater. That original Twain fellow died in 1910, so there's a stand-in. Showtime 7:30p. Tickets 12 bucks.
OCR Legend | September 18, 2017

Nelda Coats'Legend sailing away at this weekend's Oriental Cup Regatta on the Neuse. (photo: Matt McCotter)
Purple Water, OCR 2017 | September 18, 2017

Joe Mattea's Blue Cricket (a Sonar 23) heading to a mark in this weekend's Oriental Cup Regatta on the Neuse. (photo: Ben Casey)
Healing @ The Oriental Cup | September 17, 2017

From Saturday's Oriental Cup Regatta, Brian Brown skippering Nevermoore. 1st place in Spinnaker A went to Henry Frazer sailing Oriental Express.
Foggy Dewy Webby Work | September 16, 2017

Spider webs in the shrubs adjacent The Bean. The webs become visible on foggy dewy mornings, like today's was.
What About Bob - Old Theater - Sept 15 | September 15, 2017

What About Bob. 7:30p tonight, Old Theater. Popcorn included. Sailing lessons also included.

April Verch, Fiddler | September 14, 2017

Cleated Harbor View | September 13, 2017

Cleated harbor view. Cleat origin revealed (look close and sideways.)
The Stage Beckons. Tonight. | September 12, 2017

The stage beckons. Tonight. Casting call 6:30p tonight at The Old Theater. This is for the entire coming season.
Jeff Styron Demonstrates High Water Walking | September 11, 2017

High Water Walking. It’s a necessary skill here in river city. Today Jeff Styron demonstrates the Hodges Street two-step.

Rena at Sailcraft | September 10, 2017

Wooden sailboat Rena at the Sailcraft yard, far from her home port.
1931 School Bus | September 9, 2017

This past week marked exactly 100 years since Oriental put the first school bus in North Carolina to use. That 1917 bus is gone, but the state brought a 1931 school bus to town as part of the commemoration.
Piggly Wiggly Sept 2017 Update | September 8, 2017

Attention brave Piglet shoppers: It’s the September update from shy Billy Flockhart.
Shocking geographic birthplace information within.

The Irma Movie | September 8, 2017

It’s the Irma movie (even Jose gets a bit part.) No new information, but a view of power & motion. (NASA satellite view)

Hurricane Irma from space | September 7, 2017

A beautiful view of destructive force. Hurricane Irma approaches Puerto Rico Wednesday. NOAA satellite image.
Irma Forecast Remains Consistent | September 7, 2017

The latest forecast track for Hurricane Irma, updated 5a/8a Thursday. This forecast has remained consistent for the past -three- four updates.