Stories by Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice

Nu Quality closes, Taco Bell to move in

Citing year-round staffing difficulties and the COVID-19 pandemic, Nu Quality Ice Cream has permanently closed its doors after opening just a year ago in front of the Marketplace shopping center…

Jul 3


Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market to open amid concerns

The Town of Nags Head will hold its first Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market amid the COVID-19 pandemic on July 2. But local officials cautioned that the weekly markets would not…

Jul 1


Currituck Ed Board declines to renew HS principal

At public hearing, a show of support for Brian Matney After listening to more than an hour of public comments offering support for Currituck County High School (CCHS) Principal Dr.…

Jun 26


Zoning vote on major Moyock project delayed till July

Following a June 22 public hearing, the Currituck County Board of Commissioners voted to table until next month a rezoning request that would pave the way for Flora Farms, a…

Jun 26


A garden grows on Roanoke Island

Peace Garden designed to build community bonds A group of Dare County middle and high school students are learning something more than how to grow healthy food as they work…

Jun 23


The Lost Colony wasn’t really lost

New book sheds light on fate of colonists After more than a decade of digging and uncovering artifacts on Hatteras, island native and president of the Croatoan Archaeological Society, Inc.,…

Jun 19


Southern Shores approves beach nourishment project

Council also addresses heavy tourist traffic in town After several months of consideration, a handful of public forums, and more than 300 emails from a divided citizenry, the Southern Shores…

Jun 16


Back to school or back to home?

Schools face three options for the coming year Daily temperature and symptom screenings, buildings at less than 50 percent capacity, empty cafeterias and limited sports programs are all possibilities if…

Jun 11


Renters sue Surf or Sound Realty over refunds

After weeks of seeking refunds for vacation properties they booked but could not access due to Dare County’s two-month long bridge closure, plaintiffs on June 9 filed a class action…

Jun 9


Kitty Hawk, KDH take steps on nourishment project

Two of the four Dare County municipalities that are expected to partner on a 2022 beach nourishment project have given the green light for the Coastal Protection Engineering of North…

Jun 9


Amidst a pandemic, OBX churches choose a mix of worship options

After closing their doors for more than two months due to COVID-19 restrictions, some local churches will begin to offer indoor services again this weekend while other houses of worship…

Jun 5


Nags Head pursues subscription recycling program

After temporarily suspending its curbside recycling program last month due to rising costs, contractual issues and an uncertain recycling market, the Nags Head Board of Commissioners agreed at its June…

Jun 3