Jul 22

Apollo 11 touchdown as animated by CBS in their 1969 broadcast. Photo, Kip Tabb
The Eagle Has Landed–Wright Brothers Monument Viewing Party Celebrates 50th Anniversary

  There was a moon landing viewing party last night at the Wright Brothers Monument to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon. For many of the few hundred people…

22 hrs

A three-part history of Southern Shores

The Town of Southern Shores wasn’t founded until 1979, but you can trace its history back over 400 years. Watch the first three-parts of a nine-part series produced by the Town of Southern Shores and…

Jul 20

In spite of the rain, the turnout for Government Mule at Roanoke Island Festival Park was strong. Photo Kip Tabb
Gov’t Mule plays through the rain at Festival Park

Given the weather last night at Roanoke Island Festival Park, it was probably a good thing the music was remarkable. There was a constant light rain, yet no one left. The band was that compelling.

Jul 8

Twenty years later, a celebration of the historic move

Plans were made for the move, even though there was no money, or there wasn’t any, until then-Senate President Pro Tem Marc Basnight met with President Bill Clinton during a visit to the state and asked that a line item be inserted into the federal budget.

Jul 2

Mojo Collins and Triple Vision at Jack Brown's in KDH. (LtoR) Mojo Collins; Chris Jolly, drums; Bill Jolly, bass; Lee Ump
Mojo Collins and Triple Vision Rock Jack Brown’s

I’ll admit it. I’m a Mojo Collins junkie. There is something about the way he plays guitar, arranges his music and sings the blues that grabs me and won’t let me go. I caught his…

Jun 30

Looking south at the new multi-use path in Duck. Walkers and runners to the right, Bike path in the middle. NC 12 on the left.
Kudos to Duck — Multi-path design is a real winner

Foot traffic and bike…never the twain shall meet with this plan. No more joggers or walkers greeted with frantic cries of, “On your left. On your left,” from bicyclists. For anyone who has never experienced this, be assured, it can be pretty terrifying.

Jun 18