Community

Oct 28


Local Lions Clubs hope to clean up with fundraiser broom sale

The Nags Head and Manteo Lions Clubs will be holding their first annual fundraiser broom sale October 31st from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.at the Nags Head and Manteo Ace Hardware…


Dare communities get nearly $9M in storm grants

  (NC Department of Environmental Quality) The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) is awarding a total of nearly $9 million dollars to six Dare County…


Theatre of Dare Shirts for Scholarships

Theatre of Dare, community theatre of the Outer Banks, is selling t-shirts and hoodies to help raise funds for their scholarship program. The shirts will feature TOD’s 30th anniversary logo,…


Fletcher case arrest follows passionate public effort

The Oct. 26 news of the arrest of a suspect in the LeeAnn Fletcher murder case — coming almost exactly three months after the Kitty Hawk woman died — marks…


Coast Guard thanks OBX community for “goodwill” in wake of Buxton fire

(U.S. Coast Guard) In a release issued on Oct. 26, the U.S. Coast Guard stated that three members of one Coast Guard family remain unaccounted for following the fire that…


NC School Bus Stop Law

Nags Head Police Department With in-school learning starting back next week, it is very important to remember the NC School Bus Stop Law. Please look at the chart from NCDOT…


What to know as your child returns to class

(Dare County Schools) With the return of some Dare County students to in-classroom learning on Monday, Oct. 26, the Dare County Schools sent out this notice to families as they…


The Poulos XMAS House lights will go dark – but just for this year

After four decades of bringing holiday joy to thousands with a dazzling display of lights and festive decorations during the holiday season, members of the Poulos family will take a…


With a little help from his friends

Jerry Pontes tries to save a home and business Jerry Pontes is homeless and his business, the Hippie House Gallery in Kill Devil Hills, is closed. He had been living…


Vehicular Beach Access Changes to Admiral and Bladen Streets 

Town of Nags Head Due to public safety reasons, the Admiral Street public beach access in the 2600 block of South Virginia Dare Trail is now closed to non-emergency vehicles…


Assault case against ex-Duck manager continued

The assault case against former Duck Town Manager Christopher Layton has been continued to Dec. 7, according to the Dare County Clerk of Courts office. The case had been scheduled…


Public Notice of Found and Unclaimed Property Disposition

Town of Kill Devil Hills Pursuant to the provisions of North Carolina General Statutes 15-12 through 15-16 this notice of unclaimed property and notice of sale is published to advise…


Navy successfully detonates ordnance

National Park Service Update Oct. 23 at 2:17 pm : The National Park Service reports that the EOD Detachment Norfolk from Naval Station Norfolk successfully detonated the UXO shortly after 12:30…


Jeff Whiting joins Lost Colony as director, choreographer

(Roanoke Island Historical Association) The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA) announced today that Jeff Whiting will join their production team as the Director/Choreographer for the 84th season of The Lost…


Bike and Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

Town of KDH Police Department On October 6 and October 13, 2020, officers from Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head and Manteo police departments participated in a joint community event with…


Dare County after-school program to resume

Parents must pre-register, COVID measures in effect (Dare County) With in-person learning beginning the week of Oct. 26 for Dare County schools, the Dare County Youth Center in Kill Devil…


Keep Moving with Get Pinked! Walk this Sat., Oct. 24

The Outer Banks Hospital We encourage everyone to wear PINK this Friday (October 23) for Breast Cancer Awareness and to celebrate all breast cancer survivors. Keep Moving with Get Pinked!…


HOPE for those suffering financially from pandemic

Dare County tweeted out this message on Oct. 21 telling renters who have suffered financial losses from the COVID-19 pandemic about a potential opportunity to receive assistance from a new…


Concealed Carry Handgun Permit Services

Dare County Sheriff’s Office We are pleased to announce that concealed carry permit holders can request address changes to their currently issued permit and request a duplicate permit (if it…


Seashore Updates from Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Oct. 21 | This week’s news items from Cape Chronicle Cape Hatteras National Seashore A project to restore a large section of dune at the east end of Cape Hatteras Pier Drive…

First Flight High closed for sanitizing

Move comes after possible COVID exposure First Flight High School closed mid-morning on Oct. 21 so that the building could be fully sanitized, the Dare County Schools has confirmed. Teachers,…


Dare Board moves ahead on affordable housing sites

Survey: 87% of employers say shortage limits worker pool In an effort to generate more reasonably priced housing here, the Dare County Commissioners unanimously authorized the county to move forward…


DCS free meals to run through 2020-2021 school year 

A Dare County Schools official confirms that a recent USDA decision will allow the district to extend its meals assistance program past the end of the calendar year all the…


OCTOBER 22 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Hometown Heroes Car Wash

Outlets Nags Head, the Nags Head Fire Department and East Carolina Radio are hosting their 3rd Annual Hometown Heroes Car Wash on Thursday, October 22nd from 2pm-5pm to benefit the…


‘It has been a fantastic life’

Celebrating with the Candy Bomber on his 100th birthday As told to Katherine Irby by Karin Edmond The lives of Karin Edmond and “Candy Bomber” Gail Halvorsen became inextricably intertwined…


What to know about voting in 2020

With in-person Early Voting starting on Oct. 15, the Voice reached out to Sandy Semans Ross, chair of the Dare County Board of Elections, to get the lowdown on key…


HOPE offers hope to economic victims of COVID

(Hyde County) The Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program is a new statewide initiative of the NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency. The program may provide rent and utility assistance…


Meet Batman – Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week

 Holy smokes Batman!! This caped crusader is looking for a manor to call his own, and a couple of side kicks to play with. Meet this week’s Outer Banks SPCA Pet…


Seashore Updates from Cape Hatteras National Seashore

OCT. 15: This week’s news items from CHNS’s Cape Chronicle Cape Hatteras National Seashore The Seashore experienced a 42% increase in recreational visitation last month compared to September 2019. [News…


Manteo man arrested again for hit-and-run

Dallas Colby Twyne, the 28-year-old Manteo man arrested for hit-and-run and possession of drugs in Wanchese in July, was arrested last week in Plymouth, N.C. on charges of Driving While…