Stories by Lucy Papachristou | Outer Banks Voice

At All Saints, another season of After Dark

On Saturday, Jan. 4, dozens of Outer Banks residents woke up to an uncomfortably early alarm clock ring. In the wee hours of the morning, they made their way to…

Jan 25


No ‘timeline’ yet for mid-Currituck Bridge

N.C. officials provide update at Duck Woods meeting About 160 people showed up at the Duck Woods County Club on Jan. 9 to hear the latest about the long-awaited Mid-Currituck…

Jan 11


Fishermen blast Fisheries over southern flounder data

An expert panel from the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) was met with strong pushback during a recent community meeting when dozens of commercial fishermen insisted that, contrary to…

Dec 22


Remembering the Wright Bros.– and Otto Lilienthal

  Tuesday, Dec. 17 marked the 116th anniversary of Orville and Wilbur Wright’s first successful flight, an historic event commemorated each year at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill…

Dec 18


Officials say no plan yet for Nags Head Event Site

Committee members also address issue of public input Tuesday Dec. 3 marked the inaugural meeting of the Dare County Tourism Board’s Advisory committee on the Soundside Event Site, when the…

Dec 14


‘Jug Handle’ Bridge project about 25% complete

At an informational meeting attended by about 30 people Thursday night in Rodanthe, NCDOT resident engineer Pablo Hernandez reported that the Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge project is now one quarter…

Dec 7


Tourism committee discusses future of Event Site

Members of the Dare County Tourism Board’s Event Center Advisory Committee held their inaugural meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to discuss potential plans for the future development of the Soundside…

Dec 4


The hair is her ‘canvas’

Multi-talented Linda Porter celebrates 40 years of styling. Linda Porter fell into hair styling by accident. She was 24, a single mother of a six-year-old boy. She had split with…

Nov 30


‘It will never be the same again’

On Ocracoke, scenes of destruction and recovery Driving down the streets of Ocracoke these days, a new sound fills the air. You can hear it even with your windows rolled…

Nov 25


‘The school has won my heart’

A church’s generosity and the Ocracoke School  School let out a little early on Wednesday, Nov. 6 on Ocracoke for the second, third and fourth graders, two dozen children who…

Nov 7


Nov. 23: Her ‘Trees of Hope’ head to KDH Library

Trees of Hope comes to the Outer Banks this weekend.  Come out to KDH Library this Saturday, Nov. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. to contribute your message to this…

Nov 1


Local experts warn of dementia challenges

Members of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Dare County, geriatric professionals and interested citizens heard some sobering assessments and received some crucial advice about seniors and dementia at…

Nov 1