Author: north beach sun

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

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...

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...

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

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...

The Ladles crew takes a quick break for a photo shoot.

Ladling Out Soup & Dreams at Ladles

 By Kip Tabb –  The concept behind Ladles, the soup and sandwich shop that just opened in Kill Devil Hills, is simple—homemade soup made fresh daily, all sandwiches and salads made to order and...

Ready for a workout at the Gym.

The Gym-New Owners in Kitty Hawk

 By Kip Tabb –  There has been a gym sandwiched between Island Books and Zen Pops in Kitty Hawk for the past eight years, but a new name—the Gym—and new owners with some new...

Chef Wes Stepp of Red Sky Catering in black at the 2015 Wedding Expo. Photo by Julie Dreelins Productions.

OBX Expo Showcases Local Wedding Industry

By Kip Tabb Here is the important information for brides, grooms and their families planning on attending the 2016 Outer Banks Wedding Expo: bring a good appetite, comfortable walking shoes and be ready to...

Packed room at the Town Hall meeting.

Huge Participation at Town Hall Meeting

 Article and photos by Kip Tabb –    The first Dare County Commissioner’s Town Hall meeting was held Wednesday night and the range of issues and questions put to the commissioners seemed to cover...