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From NC teen legislative aide to rainmaker.  How millions of state dollars helped the climb.

BY DAN KANE | The News & Observer
The Voice is reprinting this story about Jordan Hennessy, a central figure in several major Dare County initiatives, with the permission of the Raleigh News & Observer. Full story

8 hrs

311 Returns AFTER 20 Years to OBX

After nearly 20 years, the iconic band 311 is set to make a triumphant return to the Outer Banks, North Carolina. Fans will remember their unforgettable performance on August 22, 1994, at the Atlantis Beach Club in Nags Head, NC. Full story

10 hrs

Manteo First Assembly of God receives grant from the Outer Banks Community Foundation

Earlier this year, the Manteo First Assembly of God received a grant from the Outer Banks Community Foundation (OBCF) that supported necessary updates to the facility’s kitchen, and the purchase of new learning equipment for their preschool. Full story

8 hrs

Outer Banks Forum continues legacy of great music

The 2024-2025 season includes something for everyone featuring a full gamut of styles: jazz, classical, folk, country, 70s rock, world music and pop. Acts range from cabaret piano to symphonic. Subscriptions for the seven acts are available now with individual tickets released on August 1. Full story

16 hrs

OCRACOKE FIG FESTIVAL: It’s going to be a FIG deal

The 11th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival will take place August 2nd-3rd, 2024. The festival will have live music, a traditional Ocracoke square dance, children’s crafts, talks by local fig experts, and vendor booths offering fig preserves, fig cakes, fig trees, and other fig-tastic items. Full story

17 hrs

High Rip Current Risk south of Cape Hatteras, moderate risk from Pea Island to Buxton

A RED FLAG DAY with HIGH rip current risk at the beaches south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village and Ocracoke. Ocean conditions will lead to powerful rip currents. Ocean swimming is not recommended, stay out of the water! A YELLOW FLAG DAY with MODERATE rip current risk at all ocean beaches south of Oregon Inlet including Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon and Buxton. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the water.  Full story

19 hrs

2024 Night for Sight Online Auction live July 1-31, 2024
NC Lions VIP Fishing Tournament Online Auction

Bring the joy of fishing to the visually impaired
The NC Lions VIP Fishing Tournament Auction will be from July 1st until July 31st, Over 40,000 dollars in merchandise - outings - & vacation packages. Full story

Jun 21

Florence Kight Floyd

Florence Kight Floyd, a devoted homemaker and cherished member of the Shawboro community, passed away peacefully at her home on July 21, 2024, at the age of 84. Full story


July 24 and 31
Theatre of Dare Celebrates ‘Christmas in July’ with Madcap Holiday Romp

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!), a three-person madcap romp through holiday traditions, stories and pop culture that will play on Wednesday nights in July at the theater in Kitty Hawk. Full story

Jul 1

Blue Envelope Program comes to Dare County 

Designed to aid communication between police and individuals with certain conditions, disabilities In partnership with Dare County and local law enforcement agencies, Outer Banks Health is bringing the Blue Envelope Program to our community. Full story

Jul 22

KDH resident arrested for weekend B&E

On July 22, the Town of Kill Devil Hills issued this report on the arrest of a town resident for breaking and entering at the Lost Treasure Golf facility. Full story

Jul 22

An evening of mothing at the National Wildlife Refuges Gateway Visitor Center

Celebrate National Moth Week with refuge staff with an evening of mothing at the National Wildlife Refuges Gateway Visitor Center. Learn about these unique, mostly nocturnal critters and get a front-row seat to witness their magic! Full story

Jul 22