Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Dare Challenge mourns the loss of Rob Hill, Jr.

This message below was posted on the Dare Challenge Facebook page on June 10 by Dustin Daniels, executive director of the faith-based program helping people struggling with addiction issues. It mourns the loss of Robert Hill Jr., a leader at the Dare Challenge Men’s Center, and also honors his life. Hill died at the scene of a multi-vehicle accident in Manteo on the morning of June 10. Full story

Jun 11


One dead in 3-car crash in Manteo

The North Carolina Highway Patrol has released this information on an accident in Manteo on the morning of June 10. Full story

Jun 10


Dare County gets three major grants from NC Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund

Three Dare County entities were among the recipients of North Carolina Emergency Management’s first-round grants for the 2023 Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund (DRMF). The announcement was made on June 4. Full story

Jun 9


This week in the Meeting Room: June 10-14

Listings to upcoming • Board of Commissioners Meetings • Town Council Meetings • Planning Board Meetings and Dare County Housing Task Force. Full story

Jun 8


Manteo High’s Heather Sulkowski honored with NCHSAA leadership and sportsmanship award

Congratulations to Manteo High School teacher and coach Heather Sulkowski, who was honored with the Region 1 Homer Thompson Memorial “Eight Who Make a Difference Award” by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA). Full story

Jun 7


New traffic signal at Lake Dr. and US 158

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department posted this announcement on June 7. Following a thorough traffic study conducted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the US 158 and Lake Dr. intersection will now have a traffic signal. Full story

Jun 7


NEST finds second sea turtle nest of season

Volunteers relocate nest away from the tide line
NEST, the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, posted this report on June 6 about the discovery of the second nest it its territory this season. Full story

Jun 6


Benjamin Andrew Burge, Jr of Kill Devil Hills, June 2

Benjamin Andrew Burge, Jr, age 72, of Kill Devil Hills, passed away peacefully in his home on June 2, 2024. Full story

Jun 5


Corolla Wild Horse Fund announces the death of Elsa, the herd’s newest foal

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund posted this sad news on the evening of Tuesday, June 4 Late this afternoon we made the sad but necessary decision to humanely euthanize the herd’s newest foal, a filly born Sunday morning named Elsa. Full story

Jun 4


Rodanthe beach reopened in wake of house collapse

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced on Facebook on June 3 that the portion of the beach closed in the wake of the May 28 collapse of an unoccupied home at the end of Ocean Drive in Rodanthe has been reopened. Full story

Jun 3


Dare Nights provide big boost for fighting hunger

The Lost Colony opened its 87tth season this year with Dare Nights on May 30 on May 31—and they proved to be a major success for two organizations fighting hunger and food insecurity in the region. Full story

Jun 2


Dare County Land Transfers

May 17 to May 23, 2024 Full story

Jun 2