Stories by Outer Banks Voice

‘We are beyond grateful’

A message from the family of Barbara and Rick Sherman On March 22, a vehicular accident in Lower Currituck took the life of Barbara Sherman and severely injured her husband, Rick. With Rick now home from…

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Half of NC residents now with at least one dose

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced the passing of a milestone on May 6.  More than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19…

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Dare County libraries expand indoor hours

  (Dare County) After being open for about three weeks, the Dare County libraries are now announcing expanded in-library hours. In-library services are available now Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the…


Nags Head names Silverman new town manager

(Town of Nags) The Town of Nags Head has announced the hiring of a new town manager, a post they had been looking to permanently fill since Cliff Ogburn, who had held the job for 12…


NCDMV Road Tests resume for drivers age 15-17

NCDOT Regular road tests road tests have resumed for drivers ages 15-17 seeking a Level 3 Provisional ​Licens​​e. Read More​. Road test waivers are still in place for drivers 18 and over​ to get their regular Class C license. Read More. ​​ The N.C.…


Dare County reports 9 cases of COVID-19

County can now also track ‘breakthrough cases’ The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported 9 new cases of COVID-19 on May 5. Five involve residents of Dare County and 4 involve non-residents.…

May 5

Dare County Land Transfers

  April 22 to April 28, 2021 

May 5

May 13 - 16
49th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular

The 49th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular will be held on Thursday, May 13th-Sunday May 16th. We invite pilots from all over the country to come fly with us for this four-day event at Jockey’s Ridge State…

May 5

Nags Head officer honored for lifesaving actions

(Nags Head Police Department) The Nags Head Police Department posted on its Facebook page today news of the honor bestowed upon of its quick-acting officers. “At this morning’s (May 5) Board of Commissioners meeting, our own…

May 5

47% of Dare County residents fully vaccinated

About 47% of Dare County residents have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus — either with two Moderna or Pfizer injections or one Johnson & Johnson shot — according to new data compiled by the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This information also breaks down the percentage of vaccinated residents in the county by zip code and by age group.

May 4

Court orders sale of problem property in Colington 

114 Eagle Drive ‘a detriment to the community for years’ (Dare County Sheriff’s Office) After countless years and a long history of disturbances, drug violations and countless calls to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, the Colington…

May 4

Colington man arrested on firearms, drug charges

(Dare County Sherriff’s Office) On April 23, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputies working the A-District responded to a 911 call from a residence in the 1900 Block of Colington Rd. When the…

May 4