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OBX Group Organizes Against Offshore Drilling

As opposition to proposed offshore drilling for oil or natural gas solidifies, Outer Banks organizations are taking taking steps to have their voices heard. At an organizing meeting held by Not the Answer NC...

Chef Pok (R) and his brother Art, of Pok's Art, winner of the Taste of the Beach People's Choice Award. 0

OBX Taste of the Beach – Food & Fun

  That was an amazing four days of food, laughter and creativity. The 2015 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach is now history, and this one was certainly one for the book. The local...

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An Emotional OBCF Luncheon

The emotional climax to the annual Outer Banks Community Foundation luncheon was the presentation of a Champion Award to Sterling Webster. Sterling passed away last June, but his wife Jane came forward to accept...

Organizing on the beach for a group photo. The signs from Ocracoke were brought out of the closet from the attempt in the 1990s to lease oil/gas sites off North Carolina. 0

OBX Opposition Grows to Offshore Oil & Gas

By Kip Tabb –  As opposition to the proposed leasing of oil sites off the North Carolina coast grows, Outer Banks organizations and residents are finding their voice. At a press conference sponsored by...

Mid Atlantic areas that will be available for energy lease, including wind and gas and oil. 2

The When & If of Seismic Surveying

By Kip Tabb One of the Issues that came up during the Wednesday meeting in Nags Head sponsored by Not the Answer NC was whether seismic surveying could start immediately—or if not immediately, this...

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OBX Opposition to Offshore Drilling Gets Organized

By Kip Tabb –  Held in a private residence in Nags Head on Wednesday evening, Not the Answer NC gathered concerned residents to discuss the upcoming Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) scoping meeting scheduled...

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A SNAP of a Time

By Kip Tabb Serendipity is one of those times when everything seems to come together at the right time. When the local SNAP (Special Needs Ability Program) came to the Outer Banks Children at Play...

BOEM map showing lease areas in blocks and areas considered most likely to yield petroleum resources. 0

OBX-Strong Showing at Norfolk Oil/Gas Lease Meet

  With the announcement that the Federal Government was opening the offshore waters of North Carolina to oil and gas exploration, concerns—and fears—about the environmental impacts oil or gas wells could have, have boiled...