Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Feb. 26 meet and greet with new Manteo High football coach Timmy Charity

By Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice
In a special meet and greet event, parents, players, and community members are invited to support new head coach of the Manteo High School football team, Timmy Charity. The event will be held on Monday, Feb. 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Dare County Shrine Club, 111 Old NC Highway 345 in Manteo. Full story

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NWS issues High Surf and Coastal Flood Advisories for Hatteras Island

The National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City has posted a High Surf Advisory and a Coastal Flood Advisory for Hatteras Island. Full story


Kitty Hawk Police issue business scam alert

The Kitty Hawk Police Department posted this warning to local businesses on its Facebook page shortly before noon on Feb. 22 Full story

Feb 22

District Attorney Cruden responds to decision that Selby shooting was ‘not unlawful’

Jeffrey Cruden, District Attorney of the First Prosecutorial District released this statement on the evening of Feb. 21 in response to Special Prosecutor Chuck Spahos’ decision not to file charges in the fatal shooting of Sylvester Demetrius Selby by Dare County Sheriff’s Deputy Edward Francis Glaser III. Full story

Feb 21

Dare Sheriff says foul play not suspected in death of Rodanthe man, but seeks information from public

Amid considerable speculation about the circumstances surrounding the death of Justin O’Neal, whose body was found on Feb. 14 in a marsh in Rodanthe following a lengthy search, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office issued this release on Feb. 21. It provides phone numbers for members of the public who may know something about this case. Full story

Feb 21

Dare County Land Transfers

February 9 to February 15, 2024 Full story

Feb 21

Manteo basketball squads split with Camden on Senior Night 

The Manteo High women’s and men’s varsity basketball teams welcomed Camden on Friday evening, Feb. 16.  While the men’s roster this year consisted of no seniors, the women’s team celebrated Senior Night honoring shooting guard Sydnee Ballance (#2), center CC Lowe (#4), and center Angelica Landazuri (#13). Full story

Feb 20

KDH mourns the loss of Tommy Lee

On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Town of Kill Devil Hills posted this message announcing the death of Assistant Fire Chief Tommy Lee on its Facebook page. The Kill Devil Hills community has experienced a tremendous loss. Assistant Fire Chief Tommy Lee, who dedicated over 50 years of his life to serving others, will always be remembered as a selfless and dedicated hero, mentor, and friend. Full story

Feb 20

Manteo wrestlers shine at State Championships

By Joel Diaz | Outer Banks Voice
Manteo High School's wrestling team showcased its effectiveness at the NCHSAA State Tournament last week, with three athletes making their mark on the mats. Full story

Feb 20

Second housing task force meeting cancelled for Ray White funeral

Update: Date Commissioner Chair Bob Woodard says the task force meeting was cancelled so members can attend the Feb. 20 funeral of Ray White, a pillar of the OBX community, who passed on Feb. 18. Full story

Feb 19

Ray White, pillar of the OBX community, passes at 79

On Sunday, Feb. 18, Twiford Funeral Homes provided this obituary on Ray White, whose myriad contributions to the Outer Banks Community as well as his generous demeanor had an impact on many area residents. RIP. Full story

Feb 18

First Flight wrestlers register strong showing at State Championships

By Sam Cortez | Outer Banks Voice
The First Flight High School wrestling team concluded its big season this weekend, travelling to Greensboro for the NCHSAA State Championships on Feb. 17. The Nighthawks had qualified nine wrestlers for the Championships, of which four earned a spot on the podium. Full story

Feb 18