Author: north beach sun

Artists of a Feather

By Katrina Mae Leuzinger   In the category of unusual medium choices, “acrylic wash on turkey feather” ranks pretty high. The feathers only allow room for the smallest of portraits, require the lightest of...

Furever Friends

By Katrina Mae Leuzinger   The Outer Banks SPCA became home to seven new dogs in October. Once bound for a dog meat farm in Jeonju, South Korea, these canines were given a second...

Exceptional Students/Exceptional Athletes

By Michelle Wagner   First Flight High School junior Alex Rodman remembers as a child racing the boys on the blacktop during recess—and winning. Classmate Braxton Hughes recalls playing a sport from about the...

Modern Beach Shack

By Michelle Wagner  The small house nestled among the live oaks of the maritime forest at 223 Wax Myrtle Trail isn’t your typical Southern Shores rental property. But “typical” is not what owners Gray...

A Cast of Characters

By Michelle Wagner   Just over the bridge in Powells Point is a place where the imagination can run free. Here, the eyes of gargoyles follow visitors and miniature Big Foots are just underfoot....

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.

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...