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Filling the night with light and laughter at the Poulos house in Kill Devil Hills.

A Festival of Lights

By Kip Tabb –  We don’t think of light as a miracle any more, yet that memory of a time when we held back the darkness with a single candle is still with us....

Community Foundation Giving Circle presenting check to the Outer Banks SPCA.

Circle of Giving Gives to the SPCA

By Kip Tabb –  Walking into the SPCA back on Driftwood Drive in Manteo is at once joyous and heartbreaking. Joy because there is so much love in that building—the love of the workers...

The Spirit of Freedom parked on the tarmac at the Dare County Airport.

The Candy Bomber Visits the Outer Banks

Article and Photos by Kip Tabb The Candy Bomber came back again to the Outer Banks, and the story behind its name tells an extraordinary tale of generosity of spirit and a simple act...

Beyond The Mat

By Laura Martier- Vriksasana,vriksasana. A call and response was taking place between 15 students who were sitting on a wooden floor in various states of repose: cross-legged, tucked against walls, draped in blankets and...

Sock skating at Santa and the Train.

Children Playing at the Festival of Trees

Article and photos by Kip Tabb –   “Fabulous. This is just fabulous,” Lynn Bryant, Executive Director of Outer Banks Hotline is saying. She’s surveying the huge party tent holding the 26th Annual Festival...

Small Town Feel Mark OBX Holiday Celebrations

Article and Photos by Kip Tabb –  If the Thanksgiving Weekend is the official beginning of the Holiday shopping season, then the following weekend has to be the official beginning of the true spirit...

The night skit at Jockey's Ridge during Kites with Lights.

Kites with Lights Decorates the Sky

By Kip Tabb The holiday season is a time of traditions, from Thanksgiving dinner to the secret discussions children have with Santa Claus to the lighting of Christmas trees. The Outer Banks certainly seems...

Shep Medlin, Arturo Lara, Jarrad Turner, Bill Hayes, Josh Jones, Sandy Martin, Amber Copeland. Angela Hecke seated.

Unexpected Inspiration

By Kip Tabb –  Angela Hecke did not expect the inspiration she found last Sunday. She had come with her grandson, Arturo Lara to sit in on a meeting between Amber Copeland and Shep...