Coastal Homeowner Builds with the Unexpected in Mind

By Trish Holder

“It looked like a tsunami,” said Laurie Hodges, describing what it was like to watch the waters of the Croatan Sound advance on her home during Hurricane Irene last summer.

Fortunately, when Laurie built her home 17 years ago in the Vista Lake neighborhood outside of Manteo, NC, she had wisely chosen to build on 8 ft. pilings… Read more!