An online war is underway on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

An Outer Banks native reflects on his past, his hometown and the controversy over a 2011 OBX Pridefest

It started with a blog post from Charles Tyler, pastor of Roanoke Island Baptist Church in Manteo, the birthplace of Virginia Dare and home of actor Andy Griffith. When Tyler caught wind that David Miller, who lives less than a mile from his church, was planning the area’s first-ever gay Pride celebration this summer, he took to the blogosphere.