Tagged: North Carolina

At the meeting sponsored by the Dare County Democratic Party. LtoR: Sue Burgess, Superintendent Dare County Schools; Leanne Winning, Director of Governmental Relations for the NC Schools Board Association; Dr. Randolph Latimore, Superintendent of Hyde County Schools. 0

The State of NC Education

As the North Carolina state budget remains mired in an impasse, the state’s schools are among the most dramatically affected. Although the quandary over what programs to fund and how to compensate teachers and...

Riding on the beach in Corolla. (Lto R)LeeAnn McGraw, Maggie, Cody Edwards leading the horse. Cody walked the length of the ride. 1

Riding a Wish Along the Beach

Maggie’s dream of riding a horse on the beach was going to happen. Living in Wisconsin, realizing that dream seemed difficult for the 15-year-old, but sometimes wishes do come true. Almost from infancy her...

The seismic surveying permit process. 0

Surveying the BOEM Permit Process

With a Monday visit from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) at the Kill Devil Hills Ramada Inn, the first phase in the in the permitting process to explore for offshore oil and gas...

Dare County Commissioners voting "aye" in support of a resolution opposing offshore drilling. 0

Dare County Commissioners Oppose Drilling

  By a unanimous vote the Dare County Commissioners passed a resolution opposing offshore drilling for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast. If there was a surprise in the vote, it was...

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OBX VIP Fishing Tournament Largest in World

By Kip Tabb –  The 32nd Lion’s VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Fishing Tournament got in two out of three days of spectacular weather last week. The tournament, by all account the largest in the world,...

Friday conditions--fast and exciting. Photo, Ocean Images. 0

First SailNC Regatta a Huge Success

By Kip Tabb At 18’ the A-Class catamarans are the sports cars of the two-hulled design. Skimming the water with a single sailor at the helm, they’re fast, maneuverable and in the conditions the...

Dressed for winter surfing on the Outer Banks. 0

Frozen Wax

By Jesse Fernandez –  Photo by Anthony “Fat Tony” Leone –  Surfing in the dead of winter can be a test of physical endurance, emotional fortitude and will power. This has been especially true...