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It's Saturday November 28, 2015

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Oriental Marina Inn Docks | November 28, 2015
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Transient boaters at the docks of Oriental Marina Inn at dawn Saturday.

Tough Guys On Bikes | November 27, 2015

Tough guy bicyclists show off their choppers during the 2015 Thanksgiving Day Bike Ride. Here’s the group scene during a rest / photo stop at Deaton’s.

Thanksgiving 2015 Bike Ride At Deatons | November 27, 2015

About 80 bicyclists pedaled the 2015 Oriental Thanksgiving Bike Ride. Here are the pedalers who would fit in the picture during a stop at Deaton’s.

Mipso at Town Hall | November 26, 2015
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Less than two weeks ago, the band, Mipso played a Pamlico Musical Society concert at the Old Theater and a day later, a jam session outside of Town Hall. You may see them again in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade this morning. Mipso. out of Carrboro, will be playing on the KFC float.

Moon Over Trawler Richard & Arnold | November 25, 2015
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The moon looks over the Garland Fulcher docks Monday. Visiting from Provincetown, MA – it’s the 60’ trawler Richard & Arnold. The vessel was built in 1924. Its current owners, Dave and Judy Dutra, have fished with the boat for almost four decades. They now have converted the interior to a liveaboard trawler… so they could take a trip south. And here they are. The story of Richard & Arnold coming to The Shipping News (in a few days)…

Public Bench, King Street | November 24, 2015
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A bench on the grassy end of King Street where it meets the Neuse River. it was installed this fall – along with benches at the riverfront ends of nearby Wall and Neuse Streets. In addition to providing a place to sit, the benches help clarify that those narrow, park-like areas next to the river are in fact public rights of way and open to the public.

Moth Sailboat Begins To Fly | November 23, 2015
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A Moth sailboat off Minnesott Beach – it is a boat at left – and then begins to fly. Story now up.

Yvonne Piner Kleiman | November 22, 2015
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Self-portrait by Yvonne Piner Kleiman, the guest artist at the Village Gallery where her paintings are on display this month. A native of eastern Carteret County, she lived outside the area for decades and has recently returned closer to home and now lives in Merritt. For another view of her work, click here.

Yvonne Piner Kleiman Works At Village Gallery | November 22, 2015
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Works by artist Yvonne Piner Kleiman on display this month at the Village Gallery.

Red Boat, Town Dock | November 20, 2015
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A red boat ties up at Oriental’s Town Dock at the Hodges Street end of the harbor.

The Trouble With Harry - Movie Trailer | November 20, 2015
Tonight Friday Flicks at The Old Theater presents Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Trouble With Harry”. 7:30p. Tickets just $5.50, includes popcorn.

French Flag | November 19, 2015
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Bleu, blanc, rouge. The French tricolor has been flying this week in front of Leslie & Jim Kellenberger’s home just outside Oriental. In the wake of the terror attacks, Leslie says, “I couldn’t do much for Paris, but this.”

Gus Is Mister November 2015 | November 18, 2015

It appears TownDock.net may be sacrificing its family friendly standards. In all his splendor, Meet Gus, Mister November.

New Pet Coming | November 18, 2015
Later this morning After lunch… a new Pet Of The Month is revealed. Stand by…

Santa From The Dinghy Dock | November 16, 2015
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We now go to the dinghy dock for a special announcement. The winning theme for the 2015 Spirit Of Christmas Parade is…

Monday Morning Calm | November 16, 2015
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Monday morning calm… sunrise on Oriental’s waterfront at about 6:20a this morning.

Moth Sailing Off Minnesott | November 15, 2015
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A Moth sailing dinghy Saturday off Minnesott Beach. Moth sailors were at Steve Benjamin’s Minnesott Sailing Center this past week, taking part in a Moth Regatta on the Neuse. Moth’s hydroplane on foils – and can readily exceed 20 knots. Story coming this week.

Neuse River Sunrise | November 14, 2015
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A Neuse River sunrise. The Neuse is the subject at 1p afternoon at Oriental’s History Museum. (Ben Casey photo)

Pamlico High Sailors Train On Greens Creek | November 13, 2015
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Pamlico High sailors training on Smith & Greens Creek in Oriental. This weekend they travel to Raleigh for their first regatta… details below.

Grace at the Town Dock | November 12, 2015
At the Town Dock Wednesday, a visiting boat named, Grace. Grace is a pilothouse motorsailer – a Nauticat 33.