Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Dare County Sheriff explains new NC gun law  

Pistol purchase permitting laws eliminated On the afternoon of March 29, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office published this Public Service Announcement on its Facebook page. It explains the impact of the passage of Senate Bill 41 by the North Carolina General Assembly. Full story

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Former First Flight wrestling champ turns to MMA

KDH’s Carlos Martinez makes professional debut on April 22 By Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice Former First Flight Nighthawks wrestler Carlos Martinez is taking his combat talents to the next level. Full story

Mar 27

Play Ball!

It was a picture- perfect setting for Opening Day as the 2023 OBX Baseball League kicked off its season on Saturday, March 25, at the Kitty Hawk Elementary School Field. Full story

Mar 27

Mako Mike’s demolition scheduled this week  

New EMS Station and KDH Fire Station to be built One of Dare County’s best-known restaurants is slated for demolition this week, with work to remove Mako Mile’s Beach Grille in Kill Devil Hills beginning on Monday, March 27. Full story

Mar 26

First Flight and Manteo split baseball/softball wins

Rivals First Flight and Manteo faced off in a baseball/softball doubleheader on March 24 on First Flight’s Kill Devil Hills home fields. Full story

Mar 25

First Flight rolls in soccer win over Hertford

The March 23 women’s soccer match between First Flight and Hertford County game started off swiftly with two goals for First Flight, the home team, during the first 10 minutes of the half. Full story

Mar 23

Manteo women defeat First Flight 10-4 in softball

The Manteo women defeated their First Flight rivals by a score of 10-4 in a March 21 home softball contest. Full story

Mar 23

Dare County Land Transfers

March 14 to March 20, 2023 Full story

Mar 24

Manteo and First Flight battle to 1-1 tie in women’s soccer

The March 16 rivalry game between the First Flight and Manteo women’s soccer teams stayed close the entire game, with enthusiasm on the sidelines and on the field. Full story

Mar 16

Manteo drops tight 4-2 contest to Holmes

In a tight game played on March 14, Edenton Holmes notched a 4-2 win over Manteo High School in the home conference opener for Manteo. The loss brought Manteo's overall record to 3-2 and 0-1 in conference play. Full story

Mar 16

Dare County Land Transfers

March 9 to March 13, 2023 Full story

Mar 15

The passing of an OBX original—Delbert Melton

The Outer Banks is mourning the death and celebrating the life of Delbert Melton today. In a March 15 Facebook post, Kill Devil Hills Mayor Ben Sproul, used the words, “Man. Myth. Legend” to describe him, writing that, “Many an amazing tale will be retold today, as the world reverberates with this tremendous loss. Full story

Mar 15