Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Manteo, First Flight women’s soccer teams advance in first-round of State Championships

By Michael Brisson and Taylor Newton | Outer Banks Voice
The Manteo Women’s Soccer Team hosted South Granville on May 15, in the first round of the 2023 NCHSAA 2A Women’s Soccer Championships. Across the bridge, the First Flight women’s soccer team defeated Lee County by a 3-1 score in its first-round home 3A playoff game played in Kill Devil Hills on Monday, May 15. Full story

May 16

Dare County Land Transfers

May 2 to May 8, 2023 Full story

May 15

A Mother’s Day turtle tale on the National Seashore

This well-timed story about a Loggerhead laying the first nest of the season was reported by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on May 12. Full story

May 13

First Flight baseball squad loses in 2nd round of state playoffs

The First Flight Nighthawks’ baseball season came to an end on May 12, when they lost to Southern Lee by an 11-1 score in the second-round of the 3A State Championship Tournament. Full story

May 13

Beach nourishment completed in Town of Duck 

The Town of Duck has announced what is the end of its beach nourishment project. Full story

May 12

OBX Scallywags seeking host families for summer baseball

With the newly renamed Outer Banks Scallywags returning to Dare County this summer to play their home games at Coy Tillett Sr. Memorial Field at Manteo High School, the collegiate summer baseball team is seeking local residents to act as host families for players, coaches and interns. Full story

May 12

First Flight advances in state baseball championships

Paced by a 14-hit attack, the First Flight Nighthawks baseball team won their first-round 3A game against South Johnston by an 8-2 score on May 9. Full story

May 10

Dare County Land Transfers

April 25 to May 1, 2023 Full story

May 9

Seasonal speed limits change on parts of N.C. 12

With peak travel season on the Outer Banks fast approaching, N.C. Department of Transportation crews have begun changing speed limit signs along sections of N.C. Highway 12 in several parts of Currituck and Dare counties. Full story

May 11

OBX Daredevils rebranded, renamed Scallywags

New name recognizes the Outer Banks' pirate history 

The Outer Banks Daredevils are no more.

Yes, the summer collegiate baseball team will be returning to Dare County to host 30 games at Coy Tillett Sr. Field in Manteo starting on June 1. But the name and the brand have changed.

Full story

May 8

First Flight women move on in NC State High School Lacrosse Tournament

The First Flight women’s lacrosse team advanced to the third round of the NC State Championship tournament in the 1A/2A/3A bracket with a 17-5 win over Jacksonville Northside on May 4. Full story

May 7

Southern Shores takes another stab at summer traffic

Council passes ‘No Thru Traffic’ Resolution at May meeting
By Maggie Miles and Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
With a sense of its limitations, and an acknowledgement that past efforts have created some problems, the Southern Shores Town Council on May 2 approved a “No Thru Traffic” Resolution aimed at mitigating the perennial problem of heavy summer congestion snarling town streets. Full story

May 6