Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Kitty Hawk Kites 50th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular

Join professional hang gliders, fans, and families for this Kitty Hawk Flight School tradition. Full story

May 19

First Flight standouts at 3A Track and Field Regionals

Congrats to members of the track and field team last weekend’s Regional Championships at Croatan. Several Nighthawks advanced to the NCHSAA 3A Track and Field Championships in Greensboro this Friday, May 20. Full story

May 17

Tests say ocean waters on Cape Hatteras National Seashore are safe

Update: After issuing a May 11 warning advising the public of potential pollution from possible septic system failures in the ocean off Rodanthe and Buxton, the NC Department of Environmental Quality issued this May 17 update, signaling that the coast is clear. Full story

May 17

Dare LWV honored to present a public program on NC’s Judicial Branch

Please join us on Thursday, May 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the Dare County Justice Center (Courthouse) 962 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC 27954 to hear a panel of distinguished judges discuss the roles of each court during an hour-long panel discussion. Full story

May 1

Massive hole left on KDH beach

(Town of Kill Devil Hills) Why is our Ocean Rescue Supervisor standing in a large hole with a frustrated look on his face, you may ask? Because someone decided to dig a massive hole on our beach and leave it unattended. Full story

May 17

New navigational channel opened in Hatteras Inlet

On May 17, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a release reporting that a new navigational channel, the Hatteras Connector, has been established in Hatteras Inlet by Coast Guard Sector North Carolina allowing unimpeded vessel traffic offshore.  Full story

May 17

Make your voice heard—vote today

Registered Dare County voters may vote at their assigned polling place, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today. This is different from early voting, where eligible individuals may cast a ballot at any early voting site in their county. Full story

May 17

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 will be changing speed limit signs along sections of N.C. Highway 12 beginning May 16 in several parts of Currituck and Dare counties. Full story

May 17

Temporary lane closures on NC 12

Heads up, OBX motorists: Beginning May 17, there will be two work zones on NC12 that will require temporary lane closures. Full story

May 16

June 6 public meeting on plans for Outer Banks Event Center

The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau will be holding a meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. Full story

May 16

5th Annual Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest, this Saturday, May 21 at the Soundside Event Site

May 21 from 1:30 to 8:30 pm
The Soundside Event Site
Shred Fest is an annual fundraiser for Dare2Care OBX that builds awareness for Veterans and encourages inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the Outer Banks community, while supporting programs for these groups.
Full story

May 16

NCDHHS offers recommendations for infant formula shortage

Amidst the nationwide infant formula shortage, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is connecting families with resources and sharing recommendations to help navigate supply issues safely. Full story

May 16