Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Information sought by Kitty Hawk Police

Kitty Hawk Police Department On July 23, 2021, around 7:00 a.m. Kitty Hawk and Southern Shores Police Departments responded to an abandoned truck in the drain field at the Marketplace in Southern…

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Stikeleather Steps Down as Currituck Manager

Currituck County announced on July 28 that County Manager Ben Stikeleather was resigning after two years in that post. Here is the statement. Currituck County Manager Ben Stikeleather, on July 27, 2021, submitted…

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He’s strictly for the birds

Kitty Hawk’s Kenny Jones is a master birdhouse builder By Shauneen Miranda | Outer Banks Voice Walking around barefoot outside of his Kitty Hawk home, Kenny Jones makes his way through his…

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for eastern NC

(National Weather Service Newport/Morehead) The National Weather Service (NWS) recently issued this July 28 weather update, upgrading the chances we might see some dramatic weather. Here is the information: Severe Thunderstorm Watch…

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Dare County Youth Center children paint for seniors

Dare County Last week, children from the Dare County Youth Center on Roanoke Island visited the Dare County Center to build wooden birdhouses, butterflies and dinosaurs. The children painted their wooden figurines…


Duck Rotating Art Show: Paintings by Christina Forte and Meg Rubino

Town of Duck Paintings by Christina Forte and Meg Rubino, July 30 – October 27, 2021 with opening reception Wednesday, August 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. This exhibit will be on…


Remembering LeeAnn Fletcher

 This banner — bearing the now familiar “Justice for LeeAnn” hashtag — was flown over the Outer Banks on July 26 to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of LeeAnn…

Jul 27

Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry Route to Suspend Service July 27-30

NCDOT The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is suspending its Currituck-Knotts Island service from July 27-30 to alleviate the staffing shortage at the Hatteras terminal. The Hatteras-Ocracoke route is the ferry system’s…

Jul 27

Dare Babe Ruth softball stars shine

Dare County Babe Ruth Softball regular season begins in March and ends in May.  This season we had approximately 90 girls participating on 8 teams.  8U, 10U, and 12U Dare County Babe…

Jul 27

Virginia man arrested in armed road rage incident

Currituck County Sheriff’s Office On 7/25/21, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office received a road rage report involving a black Audi and an armed subject who had pointed a weapon at several cars…

Jul 26

Seashore Updates and a full listing of Programs and Activities at OBX National Parks

July 22, 2021 | Issue 80 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle newsletter Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-Newsletter provides brief, timely, and newsworthy content throughout the year.

Jul 22

No serious injuries in Ocracoke Airport mishap

The National Park Service just released this brief statement about a small plane accident with no apparent serious injuries. At approximately 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, a single-engine airplane flipped over onto its…

Jul 25