Stories by Outer Banks Voice

NC12 to open by 5 p.m. today

NCDOT NC12 Update 9/20/20, 4:17 PM : Highway 12 between the Basnight Bridge and Rodanthe will REOPEN to motorists at 5 p.m. today. Standing water and sand remain on the…

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Seniors account for 80% of NC COVID deaths

(North Carolina and Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) Data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services illustrate how COVID-19 is a far more lethal…

23 hrs


Knotts Island Man arrested in shooting

(Currituck County Sheriff’s Office) Earlier this evening, the Currituck County Sheriff’s office posted this report on its Facebook page in regard to a Knotts Island arrested today in connection with…

yesterday


County warns of dangerous travel on Highway 12

(Dare County Emergency Management) In this new Sept. 19 update, Dare County Emergency Management is, among other things, advising guests on Hatteras Island to consider leaving early to avoid worsening…

yesterday


Dare candidate debates kick off this week

Like virtually everything else this year, the candidate debates for those running for the Dare County Board of Commissioners and Dare County Board of Education will be different — and…

yesterday


Coastal Flood Warning in Effect

(National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City) That National Weather Service reports this morning that a Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect for the Northern Outer Banks and Hatteras Island. High…

yesterday


Only 8 active COVID cases among Dare residents

(Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) There was a relatively high number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in the state today, 1,443. And hospitalizations crept back up…

Sep 18


Virginia man rescued by Nags Head responders

This account comes from Ray Turner of East Carolina Radio, an eyewitness to this rescue in the sound off Jockey’s Ridge 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18. Scott Salmon, 58,…

Sep 18


CHNS reports standing water on NC-12

(Cape Hatteras National Seashore) The Cape Hatteras National Seashore posted this report at about noon of Sept. 18. Standing water is already present in multiple areas along NC-12 including near…

Sep 18


N.C. Coastal Federation to remove abandoned vessels in Albemarle-Pamlico Sound

(North Carolina Coastal Federation) The North Carolina Coastal Federation will be removing large-scale marine debris in the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound with a grant award from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s…

Sep 18


Five lessons from Week I in the NFL (plus one)

By Aaron Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice  With one week of the 2020 season in the books, what have we learned already. The 2011 Aaron Rodgers may be back. After some…

Sep 17


LeeAnn Fletcher’s family meets with law enforcement officials

In another development in the case of LeeAnn Fletcher, the Kitty Hawk woman who died on July 25 as a result of what her loved ones believe was a homicide,…

Sep 17