Tagged: Kip Tabb

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From Scrap to Art

Dave Melson pops open a plain looking toolbox and brings out some knives. They’re not like any store bought knives. Beautifully balanced and light in weight, each handle is different and in its own...

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From Forest to Beach

The Outer Banks is moving. For at least 4,000 years it has been steadily creeping closer to the continental United States. When the wind howls from the northeast, standing in an unprotected spot near...

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The Thrill of History

  We walk upon history—literally. Hidden beneath the soil is a remarkable tale that extends back in time 5000, 10,000 and perhaps even 15,000 years ago. Before the first European explorer set foot on...

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Kitty Hawk Votes to Continue Nourishment

A troubled and divided Kitty Hawk Town Council voted 4 to 1 to continue to participate in the Dare County Intralocal beach nourishment project after bids on the venture came in higher than forecast....

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12 Days of Christmas Joy

Tucked away among all the activities of the Christmas season, among the joy of family, finding gifts and giving gifts, there is something special about this time of year—something that has greater meaning than...

Going up for air at the 2015 WRV Pro World Surf Competition at Jennette's Pier. 0

WRV Pro Brings World to OBX

  The WRV Pro World Surf Competition at Jennette’s Pier was a great show on the water even if conditions weren’t ideal—considerably less than ideal, actually. It was the north to northeast winds that...

Brindley Beach Corolla office in flames, Friday, June 12, 2015. 1

Brindley Beach Phoenix Rising

Everyone handles disaster differently. For Doug Brindley, President of Brindley Beach Vacations, when the company’s Corolla offices burned to the ground on June 12, the way forward was to accept what happened, figure out how...

Former Commissioner Bill Pitt outlining the history of beach nourishment funding on the Outer Banks 0

Heated Comments at KDH Meeting

At the last public hearing on the Kill Devil Hills 2015-16 budget before a vote is taken on June 24, emotions ran high as some residents questioned the fairness of the formula the commissioners...

Life-sized blue whale kite flying. In the foreground is Bob Lauder's quad line American flag kite. 0

Kites Fly at Rogallo Festival

If third time is the charm, the 33rd Annual Kitty Hawk Kites Rogallo Kite Festival must be charmed indeed. A celebration of kite flying and the many types of kites there are to fly,...