Stories by Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice

Marshalls could open in SS mall by spring 2023

Barrier Island Bagels says relocating in mall too costly Marshalls, the off-price national department store chain, could open its doors at The Marketplace in Southern Shores during the spring of 2023 if…

Jul 24


New guidelines call for masks in grades K-8 and for unvaccinated high schoolers

Update: After Cooper’s July 21 remarks, the Dare County Schools announced that the  Board of Education will meet in a special session on Thursday, July 29, at 5:00 p.m., at First Flight High School.…

Jul 21


KDH kicks off its summer First Flight Market

The inaugural First Flight Market took place on July 20 at Aviation Park and featured more than 20 vendors, live music, fresh produce, local art and plenty of family fun. The market…

Jul 20


‘Kindness is free’

A special OBX vacation for one family After undergoing an experimental treatment at Duke University in her fight against an aggressive form of brain cancer, Katie Capiz of Minnesota wanted to spend…

Jul 17


Manteo Planning Board okays animal boarding facility at Big Al’s site

The Outer Banks could see a new animal boarding facility as early as next spring at the former Big Al’s Soda Foundation and Grill, an iconic local diner which closed permanently earlier…

Jul 14


Advisory group oks $18M soundside event center

Project now moves to Dare Tourism Board At its July 8 meeting, the Event Site Advisory Committee unanimously voted to recommend to the Dare County Tourism Board a conceptual plan for a…

Jul 9


Despite long odds, Nags Head tries to tackle fire safety in large homes

At the suggestion of Commissioner Michael Siers, the Nags Head Board of Commissioners during its July 7 meeting formed a task force to address fire safety issues in large oceanfront homes. The…

Jul 8


Thursdays from 9 am to 1 pm
Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market open every Thursday in the summer

67 vendors selected out of about 90 applicants The Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market in Nags Head will feature the largest number of vendors the market has hosted since debuting in 2017, with…

May 27


Where to celebrate the Fourth

After a quiet Fourth of July one year ago, area fireworks celebrations and shows are expected to go off with a bang this year without COVID-19 restrictions. With the exception of Currituck…

Jun 30


Clark Twiddy’s book captures Currituck OBX history through Ernie Bowden’s eyes

For Clark Twiddy, a love of history runs through his veins and keeping the past alive has been something of a calling for this native of the Outer Banks. Twiddy and his…

Jul 3


Brad Burns: A shelter dog’s best friend

Brad Burns has always been a dog person. He’s had a connection with canines ever since he was a young child and currently has four of his own, all of which are…

Jun 30


Her crusade against the sins of the medical system

New book tells story of Kitty Hawk resident Carol Stern’s tragedy. As Kitty Hawk resident Carol Stern sits outside a local coffee house on a muggy June afternoon, she begins telling her…

Jun 24