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Sunday Sunrise Onboard MV Liz | June 26, 2022

Sunday sunrise, onboard MV Liz.

Sunday HarborCam | June 26, 2022 Abby Bryant & The Echoes | June 25, 2022

Abby Bryant & The Echoes, 7:30p tonight at The Red Rooster. It’s a fundraiser for the Ol’ Front Porch Music Festival. Abby Ticket’s here.

Two Dog Sloop | June 24, 2022

Two Dog Sloop. (Click for the bigger picture. Scroll for the human attendant.)

Barchetta Mia | June 23, 2022

Barchetta Mia, My Little Boat, in Pierce Creek.

Capt. DJ | June 22, 2022

Captain DJ of Bayboro spotted out in the Neuse.

Carolina Moon in Pierce Creek | June 21, 2022

Docked in Pierce Creek.

Mermaid Figurehead in Pierce Creek | June 20, 2022

Seen in Pierce Creek. When your vessel lacks the proper adornment, you work with what’s at hand. (Click for the big view.)

Heron at Kershaw Bridge | June 19, 2022

Heron at Kershaw Bridge at the Headwaters of Smith Creek. (Ben Casey Photo)

Chris, Lilly and Carlin on Lil' Pup | June 17, 2022

Small dog Lilly and canine companion Carlin, get a ride on the dinghy, Lil’ Pup on a stop-over in Oriental at Billy Creech’s Marina. Their human, Chris, is cruising to Massachusetts aboard S/V Callin, a Cape Dory 27. (Ben Casey Photo, Click for the big picture and more)

Crab Pot Floats | June 16, 2022

If you’re on the water, you’re going to see them: crab pot floats. As the name indicates, they float about the crab pots, marking the location of the trap. Here are a few found in waters around Pierce and Smith Creeks. (Click for the big picture and more.)

Public Speaks About Flyer | June 14, 2022

Janice Cox speaks to Commissioners during Public Comments at the June Town Board Meeting. A flyer distributed through town got people talking – in and out of the meeting. It may not have had its intended effect. The full meeting report is here.

Crab Pot Crew | June 13, 2022

It’s the boys of summer. A crab fishing crew, underway on Smith Creek.

Buddy & Petey Wait | June 12, 2022

Buddy & Petey (and in between Hattie) patiently wait at the Red Rooster. Their human is Oriental Veterinarian Sherri Hicks.

The Sailors Of Summer | June 10, 2022

It’s a sign of summer… youth sailors coming in to the harbor Friday afternoon. Destination: ice cream at The Bean. The new sailors are taking Bow To Stern’s youth sailing program. Today was the first “ice cream Friday” of summer 2022. (click pic for more views)

Free Library @ The Provision Company | June 9, 2022

Books at the Free Library @ The Provision Company on Hodges Street. The books are in a dock box in front of the store. (click pic for more views)

No X Wife | June 7, 2022

Confident pronouncement, spotted in the brewery parking lot.

Town Board Meeting Morning | June 7, 2022

The room is full at this morning’s town board meeting. Around fifty residents are currently attending this morning’s meeting. There are two public hearings today – one for the budget and one for a change to the fee schedule. The meeting is being held at Town Hall.

Dinghy During High Water On Hodges | June 6, 2022

Brisk north winds raised water levels Sunday, making it possible to float a boat on Hodges. So, children did just that. (Jim Edwards photo)

Reef Sextant | June 4, 2022

“Reef Sextant” – by Marguerite Chadwick-Juner. Marguerite is Village Gallery’s June guest artist.

Racing The Storm | June 3, 2022

“Racing the storm” – by Marguerite Chadwick-Juner. Marguerite is Village Gallery’s June guest artist. There is an artist’s reception Saturday June 4 2-5p.

Soon To Be Storm Alex | June 3, 2022

Potential Tropical Cyclone One is expected to become Storm Alex later today.

Loitering Chairs | June 2, 2022

Loitering chairs on South Water St. They could be yours.

Compass Rose @ Whittaker Pointe Marina | June 1, 2022

Compass Rose… part of the floor at Whittaker Pointe Marina.

Princes Mia at anchor | May 31, 2022

Visiting Dutch vessel Princes Mia at anchor.

Retro Cleat | May 29, 2022

What if the Jetson’s had designed a cleat? From the deck of a classic Barbour power vessel.

The Endurance Macaws | May 27, 2022

Part of the experience of a visit to Endurance Seafood… two Macaw parrots might talk with you while you’re waiting for your seafood order.

"Foggy Morn" by Paula Rozov | May 25, 2022

Socked-in. From a painting by artist Paula Rozov. All of “Foggy Morn” can be seen at Artworks.