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Jul 24

Tine and Cook not ready to declare Mid-Currituck Bridge dead

Part two of our series of bringing our readers closer to what is happening in the General Assembly based on extended interviews with local legislators Rep. Paul Tine, D-Dare and Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort.

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Dozens of ocean rescues start off the week on local beaches

Lifeguards along the Outer Banks had to pull dozens of swimmers out of powerful rips currents Monday after heavy surf and east winds over the weekend made conditions dangerous for beach-goers.


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Boom was Navy; floating orbs apparently Chinese lanterns

A loud boom and floating orange orbs were the talk of the beach this morning, but we can safely confirm that UFOs are not just over the horizon. The Navy told WAVY news that the source of the boom was a training exercise offshore.

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The new turtle rehab center

The STAR center is officially open at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and you can come see these amazing sea turtles for yourself.

Jul 11


Hurricane Arthur, July 4, 2014

Hurricane Arthur moved out quickly the morning of July 4. But the storm left behind some flooding and cleanup for the Outer Banks. The day in video and pictures.

Jul 4



Paper! Paper! Eat all about it! Poisson en papillote

Cooking en papillote, or cooking in parchment paper is an under-appreciated technique and I want to change that.

Jul 21


Drones capture stunning video of Nags Head fireworks

While thousands on the beach watched the aerial explosions on a near-perfect summer night, three drones equipped with cameras were taking spectacular footage of this year's fireworks show at the Nags Head Fishing Pier.

Jul 15


Startup banks on crowd funding to launch line of organic scents

Outer Banks resident Manveena Singh has built an impressive career in the world of commercial scents, including perfumes. She concerns about the health effects of many perfumes and other scented products we apply to our skin.

Jul 15

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New formula sinks Mid-Currituck Bridge, other local projects

According to state Rep. Paul Tine, the North Carolina Department of Transportation's District 1, which covers northeastern North Carolina, will not see any projects move forward under the new ranking system.

Jul 20

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Report of speeding car leads to arrest of three on drug charges

Cameron Chad Cofflin, 21, Charleton Blake Mays, 21, and Cody Edward Steuart, 23, from the Lynchburg-area, were arrested Tuesday evening in Currituck County on alleged drug possession charges.

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Suspected arson fire closes U.S. 158 rest area near Coinjock

The rest area operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation on U.S. 158 in Currituck County has been closed after a fire was reported Sunday night inside the building south of Coinjock.

Jul 21


Dredge arrives for touch-up work after Arthur blows out inlet

Two weeks ago, Hurricane Arthur blew out a clog in Oregon Inlet at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge and now, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge is working to straighten out the channel.

Jul 18


Beaumont, Bell to face off for Currituck commissioner seat

Republican Paul Beaumont will meet Horace Bell, an unaffiliated candidate, in a special election this November for the fourth district seat on the Currituck Board of Commissioners.

Jul 21


Walmart bomb threat leads to arrest of Elizabeth City man

Kitty Hawk police officers and rescue personnel were called to the Walmart at about 10:30 p.m. June 17, Chief Joel Johnson said. They searched the store after evacuating customers and employees but found nothing.

Jul 21


Indictment details new allegations in bombing range case

A new indictment against Harry Mann includes two counts of Hobbs Act violations -- extortion under color of official right and two counts of demanding, seeking and receiving bribes.

Jul 16

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Exposed houses, dune gaps complicate Kitty Hawk beach plan

With holes in dunes and houses in front of them, Kitty Hawk faces a much more complicated job of rebuilding its shoreline than other towns with beach nourishment plans in the pipeline.

Jul 15


Two arrested in Nags Head on charges related to pot sales

Police turned up marijuana, cash and a gun after searching a house in Nags Head earlier this week, the Dare County Sheriff's Office reported. The search July 16 led to charges against two people.

Jul 18


How issues in Raleigh hit home in northeastern North Carolina

In an effort to bring our readers closer to what is happening in the General Assembly, the Voice headed to Raleigh for extended interviews with Rep. Paul Tine, D-Dare and Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort.

Jul 13

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