Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Word about scores of cold-stunned turtles

Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation “I think we are near 70 cold stunned turtles so far today. Heading back out for another look.” This Facebook post on the afternoon of Jan.…

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‘Tree Day’ on the Outer Banks

Nearly a month after Christmas, it was “Tree Day” on the Outer Banks as a convoy of 24 pickup trucks bearing Christmas trees made their way to Dare County beaches…

Jan 20


Body of one of Papa’s Girl crew found

The body of one of two men missing after a commercial fishing vessel capsized in the Pamlico Sound on Jan. 7 was located late last week, according to news reports.…

Jan 14


Man bitten by shark in Rodanthe area

A 26-year-old male suffered an apparent shark bite today in the waters off Rodanthe, but appears not to have suffered serious or life-threatening injuries. According to a National Park Service…

Jan 13


Dare Schools to host ‘school safety forum’ this month

In the wake of social media threats that locked down and closed the three First Flight schools last month, Dare County Schools Superintendent John Farrelly has announced that there will…

Jan 13


Feb. 1: Hatteras Island Oyster Roast

February 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Oden’s Dock, 57878 N.C. 12, Hatteras Price: $25 in advance and $30 at the door An oyster roast for the coast — join…

Jan 2


No voter ID for 2020 N.C. primary

In the wake of a federal judge’s decision to grant an injunction temporarily blocking North Carolina’s Voter ID law that was supposed to go into effect in 2020, the state…

Jan 6


Controversial FEMA flood maps to be unveiled

At their meeting on Monday January 6, the Dare County Commissioners will get a preview of FEMA’s revised flood maps for the county from Dare County Planning Director Donna Creef.…

Jan 2


Schuster takes Silver Belle Title by two strokes

The 16-year-old phenom from Kill Devil Hills has won again. First Flight High School’s Katherine Schuster captured the Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship — held from Dec. 28-30 —…

Jan 1


Happy New Year

The Outer Banks Voice wishes you and yours a healthy, prosperous New Year.

Jan 1


After Dorian, Hyde Board to amend abandoned car ordinance

Four months after Hurricane Dorian slammed into Ocracoke Island, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners appears poised to take a further step toward removing some of the flooded vehicles that…

Dec 27


Federal judge to temporarily halt Voter ID law

There has been another significant development in the years-long battle over whether to require a voter ID in order to cast a ballot in North Carolina, according to WRAL. The…

Dec 27