Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Update: All roads are now open and passable in Dare County

UPDATE: 9/24/2023 5:22AM
Dare County Sheriff's Office: Colington: Colington Rd is clear. Wanchese: NC 345 is clear. Hatteras Island: NC 12 is completely passable. There is one patch of water over NC 12 in the area of Wind Over Waves. Full story

Sep 23

Manteo defeats First Flight 16-12 to retain the Marlin Bowl

Story and photos by Mike Brisson | Left Field Photography
The Manteo High School and First Flight High School football tradition known as the Marlin Bowl was held on Thursday night, Sept. 21. An approaching tropical storm forced a change in schedule for a game that was originally slated for Friday.  Full story

Sep 23

Hurricane Watch in effect from Surf City to Ocracoke Inlet

This update on the storm now reaching our area was issued by Dare County on the morning of Friday, Sept. 22.
Dare County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Watch, High Surf Advisory and Flood Watch. Full story

Sep 22

Dare, Hyde schools move to remote learning on Sept. 22 as storm looms

The Dare County Schools (DCS) have announced that “in anticipation of adverse weather conditions,” Friday, Sept. 22 will be designated as a Remote Learning Day for all Dare County Schools. The district joins the Hyde County Schools, which also designated Friday as a Remote Learning Day. Full story

Sep 21

First Flight Women’s tennis team narrowly defeats Manteo

The First Flight High women’s tennis team crossed the Washington Baum bridge to Manteo on Thursday night Sept. 14, where strong wind gusts posed a considerable challenge to both sides. Ball tosses drifted during serves, while ground strokes floated long and fell short depending on which end of the court the players occupied. Full story

Sep 17

Baum Bridge project will reduce lanes in each direction, completion date in 2025

Just a heads up for folks traveling between Manteo and Nags Head: Starting today (9/18), the Washington Baum (Pirates Cove) Bridge on US64 will be reduced to one lane in each direction as deck work begins on a bridge rehabilitation project Full story

Sep 5

Throwback Aaron Rogers (4X NFL MVP QB)

For the last 29 years the Roman Gabriel Show and Sold Out Sports has covered the Super Bowl. Host Roman Gabriel takes you behind the Scenes with Packers four (4) time NFL MVP at this years NFL Honors Award Ceremony talking about winning the MVP, losing in the playoffs, and the challenge of rising to the top again. What it takes to be a Super Bowl. Full story

Sep 15

Rams Head Coach Sean McVay onthe Roman Gabriel Show

Sean McVay is the head coach for the Los Angeles Rams. He became the youngest NFL head coach in the modern era when he was hired by the Rams in 2017 at the age of 31. McVay is also the youngest head coach to win a Super Bowl, make multiple Super Bowl appearances, and be named the AP NFL Coach of the Year. Full story

Sep 15

Charissa Moore 4 X WSL Pro Surfing Champion

Carissa Moore has established herself as a powerhouse in surfing, a world champ who loves to help other young women achieve their dreams. Full story

Sep 15

OBX rallies for Dare County Schools’ Music Man John Buford 

2023 Teacher of the Year announces cancer diagnosis
The Outer Banks community is rallying in support of John Buford, the much-loved Dare County Schools music teacher, who was named in late August as the district’s Teacher of the Year. Full story

Sep 14

OBX Remembers 9/11

The events of Sept. 11, 2001 were remembered in communities around Dare County today. The Kitty Hawk Police Department helped organize a March to Remember that began at EMS Station 1 and ended at the Wright Brothers Monument in Kill Devil before returning back. In Duck, a walk from the Public Safety Building to Town Hall and back again was led by the town’s police chief and several deputy chiefs. Hatteras Island volunteer firefighters, the Dare County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Coast Guard walked from the Buxton Fire Station to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to honor those who gave their lives 22 years ago. Full story

Sep 11

With Lee looming, Cape Hatteras National Seashore urges no ocean swimming

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) warns that ocean conditions this week are forecast to be dangerous along all beaches due to distant Hurricane Lee. Visitors are urged to avoid swimming in the ocean until conditions improve. Full story

Sep 11