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Dare County Land Transfers

February 16 To February 22, 2024 Full story

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Fire destroys Manteo Furniture Warehouse 

Firefighters from Dare, Currituck and Tyrrell counties respond to Manns Harbor blaze
A fire that broke out at about 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 destroyed the Manteo Furniture & Appliance warehouse in Manns Harbor, according to Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson. Full story


No threat to safety found after report at Moyock Middle School

On Feb. 26, the Currituck County Schools posted this report on its Facebook page concerning a potential threat at the Moyock Middle School. Full story

Feb 26

Spring sports lineup for Cape Hatteras, First Flight and Manteo high schools

By Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice
As spring approaches, Dare County is gearing up for an exciting season of high school sports. Across the county, head coaches and their teams are anticipating the start of baseball, softball, women's soccer, track and field, men's tennis, golf and lacrosse. Full story

Feb 26


The 15 best musical acts By Aaron Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
I confess. I’m a serial list maker. From time to time, I'll share some rankings on the Outer Banks Voice. While I’ve ranked everything from NFL quarterbacks to movie directors, today the list includes the 15 musical acts (band/solo artists) I consider the best. Full story

Feb 26

First Flight High School conference hoops tourney recap

Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice
In a week of basketball action in the Northeastern Coastal Conference, both the First Flight Nighthawks boys’ and girls’ varsity teams faced formidable challenges in the conference tournament semifinals. Full story

Feb 25

Feb. 26 meet and greet with new Manteo High football coach Timmy Charity

By Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice
In a special meet and greet event, parents, players, and community members are invited to support new head coach of the Manteo High School football team, Timmy Charity. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Dare County Shrine Club, 111 Old NC Highway 345 in Manteo. Full story

Feb 23

NWS issues High Surf and Coastal Flood Advisories for Hatteras Island

The National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City has posted a High Surf Advisory and a Coastal Flood Advisory for Hatteras Island. Full story

Feb 22

Kitty Hawk Police issue business scam alert

The Kitty Hawk Police Department posted this warning to local businesses on its Facebook page shortly before noon on Feb. 22 Full story

Feb 22

District Attorney Cruden responds to decision that Selby shooting was ‘not unlawful’

Jeffrey Cruden, District Attorney of the First Prosecutorial District released this statement on the evening of Feb. 21 in response to Special Prosecutor Chuck Spahos’ decision not to file charges in the fatal shooting of Sylvester Demetrius Selby by Dare County Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Francis Glaser III. Full story

Feb 21

Dare Sheriff says foul play not suspected in death of Rodanthe man, but seeks information from public

Amid considerable speculation about the circumstances surrounding the death of Justin O’Neal, whose body was found on Feb. 14 in a marsh in Rodanthe following a lengthy search, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office issued this release on Feb. 21. It provides phone numbers for members of the public who may know something about this case. Full story

Feb 21

Dare County Land Transfers

February 9 to February 15, 2024 Full story

Feb 21