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Retiring Mayor Cliff Perry with incoming Mayor Gary Perry (no relation) receiving resolution of appreciation from Kitty Hawk Town Council.

Cliff Perry—A Lifetime of Service

By Kip Tabb –  Mayor Cliff Perry stepped down last night after 26 years of service to the town of Kitty Hawk. In a ceremony citing his many accomplishments Chairman of the Dare County...

Jennette’s Pier-A Correction

Jennette’s Pier-A Correction

By Kip Tabb In our North Beach Sun Winter edition, I wrote that Jennette’s Pier is no longer owned by the state.  That is incorrect. Jennette’s Pier is operated by North Carolina Aquariums, a...

Richard Schreiber and Chris Whitehurst with a stack of cajons.

Outer Banks Cajons

By Kip Tabb –  First there’s the sound, a resonant, rich tone speaking of primitive forests and endless plains. There’s a little bit of the rustle of a snare, giving it a slightly Caribbean...

Outer Banks Recap

By Kip Tabb –    Over the course of a week, here at the North Beach Sun, we get quite a number of press releases and informational bulletins. Rather than run all of them,...

Radar image captured from Weather Underground at approx. 5:50 p.m. The red flag is KDH.

Outer Banks Weather-Pick Your Poison

Compiled by Kip Tabb –  Radar image captured from Weather Underground at approx. 5:50 p.m. The red flag is KDH.  This is a pick-your-poison kind of night–no matter how you view it, the weather...

Catching A Manx Outer Banks Style

By Kip Tabb, Photos by K. Wilkins Photography –  A grin seems mandatory when driving a chopped down VW with a fiberglass body and stubby rear end like a Manx cat. I had just finished...

Don Bryan with prize winning painting, Raid on Regensburg, at Ghost Fleet Gallery's self-portrait show in April.

Sunsets-Don Bryan

By Kip Tabb –  I just got the news that Don Bryan died. We can console ourselves that the process of life includes this inevitable passage, that this was a man who lived his...