Sawdust Road is a coffee shop with artistic spirit in the heart of Pungo

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE PUNGO — The name has changed, and coffee and lunch items have been included in the offerings, but locally-inspired art and photography still are a primary focus at Sawdust Road, which opened this past month in the… Continue Reading


The Tar Roof seeks conditional use permits to host more weddings, events in Pungo’s ‘downtown’

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE PUNGO – The Tar Roof, an art gallery that opened this past year in a 164-year-old farmhouse, is seeking conditional use permits to allow larger special events such as weddings and more  regular open-air community events such… Continue Reading


Photos: A special show by Kellam High art students at The Tar Roof in Pungo

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS PUNGO — The Tar Roof, a recent addition to Pungo’s “downtown,” hosted a senior display for the the advanced placement studio art students at Kellam High School this past month. Some of the work remained up through the… Continue Reading


At the Tar Roof, art, events, coffee meet in the heart of Pungo

BY VENI FIELDS PUNGO — Niche filled. The owners of the Tar Roof in Pungo didn’t plan it that way.  But since the three Beach photographers opened the doors of the former Burroughs family farmhouse as a gallery and small event… Continue Reading