Heroes

Nov 27


Diane Wehner and Maggie Dawson: Keeping soccer kicking for kids

By Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice For local moms Diane Wehner and Maggie Dawson, organizing a spring soccer league for nearly 400 Dare County children each year has become something of a calling. Full story


Sean Stultz: Feeding families on Thanksgiving

Nineteen-year-old Southern Shores resident Sean Stultz has always been drawn to helping people. This Thanksgiving was no exception. Full story


Memphis Price: A boy’s birthday wish helps his favorite furry friends

Manteo Elementary School first grader Memphis Price has always loved cats. Although he isn’t able to have a cat of his own because of a family member’s allergy, Memphis makes up for… Full story


Meghan Savona: Pedaling to combat human trafficking

OBX Unsung Hero First Flight High School 2018 graduate and Kitty Hawk resident Meghan Savona set out from Seattle on a 1,700-mile bicycle ride with one purpose in mind – to raise awareness of sex trafficking, one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world. Full story


Brad Burns: A shelter dog’s best friend

Brad Burns has always been a dog person. He’s had a connection with canines ever since he was a young child and currently has four of his own, all of which are… Full story


The Squeaky Cleaners: Girls who attack the trash

Eight-year-old Hope Mascio may not be very fond of cleaning up her room, but she’s always liked cleaning up the environment. So when her younger sister’s homework included picking up the trash… Full story


Niki Taylor:  OBX’s volunteer extraordinaire

Niki Taylor has been forced to pull back from her volunteering. Not by choice, but by pandemic. If it weren’t for COVID restrictions, she would still be there at the Dare County… Full story


Debbie Dutton: On the frontlines against COVID

In the past year, Debbie Dutton has taken a single day off from work – Christmas. Her job explains why. For the last 12 months, Dutton, the Dare County Clinical and Community… Full story