Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Manteo Town Manager Ayers to leave job

(Town of Manteo) In a short release issued late in the afternoon today (Oct. 19), the Town of Manteo has announced the sudden and impending departure of Town Manager James Ayers. Here… Full story

7 hrs


Giant drum elevates Meacham, Hot Liners to victory

(Jennette’s Pier) The Nags Head Surf Fishing Club’s 69th Annual Invitational Tournament returned to its roots this year by returning to Jennette’s Pier as the headquarters for the three-day event for the first… Full story

9 hrs


Repairs to temporarily close Ocracoke Beach Access parking lot

(National Park Service) Beginning on Monday Oct. 25, the Ocracoke Beach Access parking lot will be closed for approximately a week for a paving and repair project conducted by a Hyde County… Full story

13 hrs


Colington man who reported hearing gunshots arrested on drug charges

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office) On Oct. 14, at approximately 8:10 am, Deputies in the A-District responded to a report of an individual being shot at in the Sir Chandler Drive area of… Full story

14 hrs


Man killed in accident while lying on NC 12 identified 

(Kill Devil Hills Police) Update: The Kill Devil Hills Police Department has released information about the identity of the victim in this Oct. 10 accident. He is Matthew J. Adams, 36 of Kill Devil… Full story

Oct 11


Manteo man arrested for assault on deputies, drugs

(Dare County Sheriff’s Office) On Oct. 17, at approximately 7:00 pm, Deputies working the B-District got out with a disabled vehicle on Hwy 64 near Amanda Street, Manteo. While the Deputies were… Full story

Oct 18


Moderate rip on Northern beaches

Dare County October 17, 2021 MODERATE rip current risk at all beaches north of Oregon Inlet including Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. Only experienced surf swimmers… Full story

Oct 17


‘This is in the forefront because it’s so prevalent’  

The Outer Banks feels the fentanyl crisis By Maggie Miles | Outer Banks Voice On Sept. 13, three individuals — two of whom died and one who was hospitalized — were found… Full story

Oct 16


Coast Guard aids disabled boat near Hatteras Inlet

(U.S. Coast Guard) The U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet has posted this information on its Facebook page about a Friday, Oct. 15 rescue of a disabled vessel. “At 1637 (4:37 p.m.),… Full story

Oct 16


OSHA finds PCL ‘violated federal safety standards’ in fatal Bonner Bridge accident

(OSHA) The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found that PCL Civil Constructors committed “two serious violations” in connection with the accident at the old Bonner Bridge that… Full story

Oct 16


Dare County Land Transfers

October 1 – October 5, 2021… Full story

Oct 16


KHES’ Ellen Bryson honored as NC Media Coordinator of the year

(Dare County Schools) In recognition of outstanding performance in the school library media center, the North Carolina School Library Media Association named Ellen Bryson, of Kitty Hawk Elementary Schools, the North Carolina Media… Full story

Oct 15