Stories by Outer Banks Voice

4th of July celebrations on the Outer Banks

Where to watch fireworks, town events and even work up a sweat on Independence Day Full story

Jun 22

Manteo man arrested in hit-and-run involving pedestrian on Washington Baum Bridge

Just a few days after two women were killed in a crash at Pirate’s Cove Marina, a man has been charged in a serious accident in that same area that sent the victim to Sentara General in Norfolk. The accident occurred around midnight this past Saturday night. Full story

Jul 1

Suspect in custody in Currituck County shooting

The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office has released this update on the June 30 shooting in the Barco area. Full story

Jul 1

Barco shooting sends victim to hospital in stable condition

In a statement released after 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a gunshot victim is in stable condition following a shooting scene in the Barco area that had necessitated traffic delays on Shortcut Rd. Full story

Jun 30

Virginia Beach man killed, another seriously injured in Currituck crash

One Virginia Beach resident has died and another is in critical condition after the SUV they were in crossed the center lane and turn lane on 158 in Currituck County near Shortcut Road, sideswiped a van and then struck a Dominion Power truck. Full story

Jul 2

Heat Advisory for eastern NC, including mainland Dare and Hyde counties

The National Weather Service at Newport Morehead City has issued a Heat Advisory in effect for much of eastern North Carolina, including mainland Dare and Hyde counties, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. Full story

Jun 29

“The Downward Spiral” is Trent Reznor’s dark masterpiece

Album No. 74 on Apple’s list of top 100 albums of all time
By Aaron Jurkowitz

In May, Apple Music released its list of the top 100 albums of all time. I have never listened to the majority of those albums all the way through, and while the Apple list has its flaws, it did inspire me to listen to and discover new albums.  Full story

Jul 7

Two Manteo women killed in two-vehicle crash near Pirate’s Cove

Two Manteo women, said to be close fishing friends, died after a two-vehicle crash on US 64 in front of Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo that occurred just before noon on Thursday, June 27. Full story

Jun 29

Two boaters in distress rescued in Currituck Sound

The Currituck County Sheriff’s office posted this account of a rescue of two boaters in distress in Currituck Sound. Full story

Jun 28

Currituck Sheriff’s Office charges three men with sexual exploitation of a minor

On Saturday, June 29, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office issued this release about three men recently arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor. Here is the information. Full story

Jun 29

This week in the Meeting Room: July 1-5

Listings to upcoming • Board of Commissioners Meetings • Town Council Meetings • Planning Board Meetings and Dare County Housing Task Force. Full story

Jun 29

Heat Advisory in effect for parts of eastern NC on Thursday, June 27

At about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, the National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City issued a Heat Advisory for parts of eastern North Carolina that will be in effect from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 27. Full story

Jun 26