Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Dare reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

(Dare County) Dare County has reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 on July 5, bringing the total number of reported cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 136. Of…

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Divers remove two from Manteo swimming area

Responding to reports of a swimming accident in Manteo earlier in the day, the Dare County Sheriff’s Department issued this brief statement on the afternoon of July 5. An updated…

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Frisco Sandwich Company re-opens for pickup

Rest of staff tests for COVID-19 are negative (Frisco Sandwich Company) On June 25, the Frisco Sandwich Company announced on Facebook that it was temporarily closing after a staff member…

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Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 5

What’s new today:  Hospitalizations remain at near highest levels.

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Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 4

What’s new today:  Tests administered pass the 1 million mark. Reported NC cases – 71,654 (up 1,413 from yesterday) Reported NC deaths – 1,395 Currently hospitalized – 945 Patients presumed to…

Jul 4


Dare County reports 7 new COVID-19 cases

(Dare County) Dare County has reported 7 new cases of COVID-19 on July 4, bringing the total number of reported cases since the beginning of the outbreak to 133. Four…

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Board of Elections prepares for voting in a pandemic

(Dare County Board of Elections) The Dare County Board of Elections is focused on making voting during Covid-19 as safe and efficient as possible for both voters and poll workers.…

Jul 4


5 new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County

Officials provide update on 29 newest cases (Dare County) Dare County announced 5 new COVID-19 cases on July 3, bringing the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 126.…

Jul 3


Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry resumes service

Will operate at reduced capacity due to COVID-19 (NCDOT) The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume passenger ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke on July 3 after the…

Jul 3


Andy Griffith passed eight years ago today

(Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum) On the anniversary of the death of one of the most famous residents of Dare County, this tribute was posted on the Facebook page of…

Jul 3


Dare Super seeks public input on re-opening options

(Dare County Schools) The day after Gov. Roy Cooper announced that a decision on how to re-open North Carolina’s public schools is still a few weeks away, Dare Schools Superintendent…

Jul 2


Greenville man dies in waters off Kitty Hawk

(Kitty Hawk Police Department) At approximately 3:15 am on July 3, the Kitty Hawk Police Department responded to the 5300 Block of North Virginia Dare Trail for a possible drowning. Upon…

Jul 3