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December Sunrise At Lou Mac Park | December 6, 2019

December sunrise at Lou Mac Park (Homer Walden photo)

Diving On A Visiting Sabre 66 Motor Vessel | December 4, 2019

Something you don’t see often in the harbor – diving flippers. They belong to visiting sailor Cullen Phipps. He’s checking out a jammed thruster on a Sabre 66 motor yacht. Click for the bigger pics and more

Kayak Parade Coming To Spirit Of Christmas | December 3, 2019

The lighted kayak parade convoys in Oriental harbor Friday night Dec 13. Here’s a scene from the 2018 lighted kayaks…

Hodges Christmas Lights | December 2, 2019

Christmas lights are up on Hodges Street. Viewable after the sun goes down, and if the power stays on.

Monday Morning HarborCam View | December 2, 2019

The Monday Morning HarborCam view…

Candle In Dark Room | December 1, 2019

This candle glow brought to you in part by Duke Energy.

Radar - Mid Atlantic | December 1, 2019

Mid Atlantic weather radar shows Sunday’s rain.

November Ferry Sunrise | November 30, 2019

The glow before sunrise, caught about 6:20a Saturday morning on the early morning Minnesott Beach / Cherry Branch run.
(click photo for the big view and more sunrise pics)

Thanksgiving Morning Bike Ride | November 29, 2019

Thumbs up for the Thanksgiving Day Ride. Click for the bigger pic and more from the ride.

Thanksgiving Day Morning Bike Ride - Gary Ramsey | November 28, 2019

Gary Ramsey caught mid-ride in his cycling finest during the Thanksgiving Day Bike Ride.

Sunset at the Wildlife Ramp | November 27, 2019

November sunset at the Wildlife Ramp at the junction of Smith, Greens, and Camp creeks.

Town Crew Put Up Christmas Decorations | November 26, 2019

Town Of Oriental crew at work Tuesday morning putting up Christmas decorations on Hodges Street… Josh Gibson makes sure the lighted sailboat is well secured. Some of the new lighted decorations on Hodges near the harbor are impressively large.

SV Windora | November 25, 2019

At the town dock is Windora, a 43ft wooden ketch from New Zealand. In April, owners Phil and Lynda Christieson were sailing Windora in Norway. This summer, it was Labrador (north of Newfoundland). This week, it’s Oriental & Beaufort. By next February the crew hopes to be at the Panama Canal, making their way home to New Zealand. (Click for the bigger pic and more of Windora)

Red Leaves On Highway 306 | November 24, 2019

Some folks drive to the NC mountains to take in the fall colors. Or… you could just take a drive on Pamlico County’s Hwy 306 north of Arapahoe and check out this tree.

Sasha - Fitness Dog | November 22, 2019

Some dogs have their own bed. Their own ball. Sasha has her own room – and even her own Nordic Treadmill. Meet Sasha – Miss November.

Hans Christian Prism | November 21, 2019

SV Prism, a 1982 Hans Christian 33, arrived in Oriental looking for a boatyard. In June of 2017, owners Jon and Shannon, who’d traveled in Prism from Washington State, were ready to do a full refit nearby at Hurricane Boatyard in Bayboro. As of October 2019, the refit is complete, and Prism is headed south. Thursday morning the vessel visited Oriental’s town dock. Click for the bigger view and a few refit scenes.

Lou Mac Park November Sunrise | November 20, 2019

Lou Mac Park will be the site of this year’s Spirit of Christmas Christmas tree lighting. Spirit of Christmas falls on Friday and Saturday, Dec 13 – 14. Saturday’s parade begins at 2:30p, followed by the tree lighting at Lou Mac Park at 4:00p. Click for the bigger pic and more morning views of Lou Mac Park.

Spirit Of Christmas Is Coming | November 19, 2019

Spirit Of Christmas comes to Oriental December 13&14. To make sure it all happens smoothly, the Tourism Board is dedicating tonight’s meeting to Spirit planning. It’s 5:30p at Town Hall, and you’re invited.
(Laura Turgeon drawing)

Terri & Mimi | November 18, 2019

Dogs need to be walked. Even in a storm. Visiting sailor Terri walked through the flood. Her Shar-pei Mimi, lacking rubber boots, took the high road across Hodges. (photo Dino Harrell)

High Water @ Town Dock - Nor'Easter Stormy Misty | November 17, 2019

This is the Sunday morning view at the town dock – waters levels about even with the boards. Visiting boats aren’t going anywhere today, enjoying the protected harbor during the nor’easter.
(click image for the big view and more town dock flood visitors)

Sailboats Wedged In Near The Town Dock | November 16, 2019

Transient sailors have tucked in to the harbor to wait for this storm to pass. With the town docks full, smaller boats managed to tie up by the Hodges St breakwater.

High Water Coming | November 15, 2019

Hey. High water is coming. Gusts to 50mph Saturday, 55mph Saturday night, 50 Sunday. And it’s all coming from the north.

Off Watch | November 14, 2019

Off Watch, a Moody 42 was bought in Tilghman, MD three weeks ago. Berthed at Oriental Marina, waiting on repairs. Click for the bigger pic and more.

Carolyn Ann at the Garland Fulcher Docks | November 13, 2019

Fishing trawler Carolyn Ann at the Garland Fulcher docks this morning. Her hull shows the marks of an experienced fishing vessel. Click for the bigger picture and the detailed view.

Windlass @ Pecan Grove | November 12, 2019

A windlass at Pecan Grove Marina, waiting its next mission.

Wandering Star Nimble Wanderer | November 11, 2019

At the Oriental Marina docks Monday morning, a Nimble Wanderer 32. The Ted Brewer designed Wandering Star left the docks this morning. Click for the bigger pic and the dock-side view.

SV Atypic | November 10, 2019

In the harbor this past week, a sailing vessel with a most atypical paint job. SV Atypic is a 43 ft ketch visiting from Montreal, on its way south for the winter.

PecanCam Sunrise | November 10, 2019