Category: Community

Nags Head Fishing Pier. Mattie's favorite place to wait for the Spanish Mackerel to return.

Top 10 OBX Fishing Tips for Beginners

By Matt Dalia, local fishing guru- The summer is upon us and the Outer Banks is a wonderful place to wet a line and catch some fish. However, with such a variety of fish to...

Paper Flowers and Custom Invitations

By Kip Tabb –    Sometimes it’s difficult to keep what is special in our lives, but somehow Heather Rollins has managed it in hers. Heather is HLR Designs. She specializes in creating personalized...

Sophie Bell samples a Doggie Daiquiri.

The Dog Days of Summer

By Cathy Baldwin –  Photos K. Wilkins Photography –  Finding Fun for your Furry Four-Legged Friend Just about everyone on the North Beach Sun staff has a dog. There’s Ollie, Captain, Jackson, Thunder, Khloe,...

Flowers at Jo Ann Lassiter and Dave Rohde's garden.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Cathy Baldwin Photography by K. Wilkins Photography –  Sand, sand spurs, salt, northeast winds, brazen deer, hot summers, hurricanes… it takes more than a green thumb to overcome—or work with—the natural obstacles of...

Tar Heel 2 at Seagate North in Kill Devil Hills. Thirty years of working with local farmers.

Homegrown Outer Banks

Stories By Kip Tabb, K. Wilkins Photography –  The Local Farm, the Local Fork The drive to the Outer Banks passes through some of the most fertile farmland in North Carolina—land that has been...

Pam Rosencrans crack a wheel of Parmigiano-Reggiano--signifying the grand opening.

The Fresh Market Opens in Nags Head

By Kip Tabb –  If you are The Fresh Market and your specialty is food, why cut a ribbon at your grand opening? It makes far more sense to bring out a gigantic wheel...

Donnie King working to preserve the beach. Photo K. Wilkins Photography.

Evergreen Beaches

By Lindsey Beasley Dianna –  Donny King, owner of Ocean Boulevard in Kitty Hawk, wants your Christmas trees, and he doesn’t plan to take them down any time soon. Life on a sandbar is...