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October 2009 • Vol. 6, No. 04 A Shoreline Community, Pine Knoll Shores, N.C. Town Hall 247-4353
Don't Forget to Vote
By Charlie McBriarty
A "Pedal4Wildlife" reception to honor
cyclist Paul Rudershausen was held on
September 10 at the new Veterans' Park
in Pine Knoll Shores in recognition of
the conclusion of Paul's amazing bicycle
trip across the coimtry - from Oregon
on the Pacific coast to Pine Knoll Shores
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on the Atlantic coast. This challenging
cycling trip was undertaken by Paul
to raise funds for OWLS (Outer Banks
Wildlife Shelter). While the trip itself
was deemed, by all accounts, as a huge
success, the fund-raising fell somewhat
short of the goal of acquiring a large
mammal cage for OWLS.
However, with additional
contributions to OWLS
that goal canbeachieved.
For information on how
you can help, go to www.
send your contribution to
OWLS, 100 Wildlife Way,
Newport, NC 28570.
Pictured above, from
the left: Director
of OWLS Trish
Slape, Honoree Paul
Mayor Joan Lamson
and OWLS Board
On the evening of Tuesday, November
3, Pine Knoll Shores will learn of the
identities of its new mayor and three new
commissioners. This is the case because
the incumbents for these positions will
not be seeking reelection. The current
mayor, Joan Lamson, the first Pine Knoll
Shores' mayor to be elected by popular
vote, has decided that she will not seek
a fourth term. Similarly, three seated
commissioners, Vince Larson, Ted
Lindblad and B. J. Peter have chosen
not to run for another term.
There are two candidates vying for
mayor, Ken Jones and Ted Lindblad.
Two years ago, Jones ran for mayor
and fell short of election by a handful
of votes. Lindblad, after serving as one
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Part I - Beacon's Reach
By Phyllis Makuck
Pine Knoll Shores has a complex
governance system. In addition to
a mayor, town manager, board of
commissioners and various departments
of city government, the town consists of
numerous homeowner associations.
The exact number depends on how one
counts them. Some sections of town have
one homeowner association, and others
have a master association with several
small associations representing specific
constituencies in a larger development
(see table). Understanding the history
and makeup of homeowner associations
is one way of understanding Pine Knoll
Shores. I thought I might begin with
my own section of town—Beacon's
Reach, appropriately named since Cape
Lookout's beacon does indeed reach
It was 1977. The town of Pine
Knoll Shores had incorporated. The
Mansfield family had recently built an
inn that became a Ramada (now the
Clamdigger), and the Episcopal Diocese
of East Carolina already owned property
that would become the Trinity Center.
Further west to where a sign for Pine
Knoll Shores is now was undeveloped
property not yet incorporated then as
part of the town.
Heirs of Alice Hoffman's Isle of Pines'
estate, third-generation descendants
of President Theodore Roosevelt,
were ready to begin a major new
development. Having implemented
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