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fliers

Monster mailers are making my house a political landfill

There appears to be no escape from the cascade of political fliers filling our mailboxes this election season, and they continue to grow and breed. In the beginning, there were postcards, which tend to give you that warm, wish-you-were here feeling.

23 hrs


cancer dive

Take a break from politics and plunge into this story

Tired of political mailers, advertising and news stories about the upcoming elections? So read the following story and watch the video for some good news that benefitted a great cause.

Oct 29


bialy

Rosie’s recipes: Bialy, sustenance with a story

Bialys are found wherever there is a significant Jewish population. A small round yeast bread, a bialy is a cousin of its more famous relative, the bagel. A bialy doesn’t have a hole.

Oct 26


vote2014

Church and state: Moral high ground can sink to exclusion

I am Jewish. It is important to know this because it helps in understanding the feelings I experienced when I met a local candidate for office. Her campaign signs line the road: "Conservative, Christian," they declare.

Oct 28


fulton

Mike Fulton joins the Voice as senior account executive

Mike, who will focus of accounts for The Outer Banks Voice, has seven years of experience in marketing all types of Outer Banks businesses and non-profits. He is on the board of The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce.

Oct 27


Ball

Finest moonshine you might ever taste – and it’s legal

The first product introduced by Asheville Distilling, Troy and Sons Platinum Whiskey, is moonshine the way it’s supposed to be. At 80 proof, the Platinum is as clear as a mountain stream.

Oct 15


widerbeach

Independent survey of beach could shore up public’s trust

Looking north of the Nags Head Fishing Pier, you get a sense, particularly when the wind is brisk off the ocean, that the beach is about the same as it was in 2011, when the 10-mile, $36 million project was finished.

Oct 14


seafest

Video: A bird’s-eye view of last year’s Seafood Festival

AirRaid Aerials takes us aloft for a one-of-a-kind view of last year's Outer Banks Seafood Festival in Nags Head. The festival takes place on the OUter Banks Event Site on the Roanoke Sound.

Oct 13


house20

Outer Banks Parade of Homes: The final three

This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes Oct. 9 to 12 includes 20 homes from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island. Leading up to the parade, The Voice will feature all 18 new homes and two large-scale renovations. B&B Contractors 5301 S. Sandwedge Read More...

Oct 12


house17

OBX Parade of Homes: Heading down to Nags Head

This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes Oct. 9 to 12 includes 20 homes from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island. Leading up to the parade, The Voice will feature all 18 new homes and two large-scale renovations. Albemarle Contracting Services 3117 S. Read More...

Oct 10


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OBX Parade of Homes: Take a look at the west side

This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes Oct. 9 to 12 includes 20 homes from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island. Leading up to the parade, The Voice will feature all 18 new homes and two large-scale renovations. Outer Banks Renovations LLC 1300 Read More...

Oct 8


tod

Theatre of Dare opens with spoof on beach blanket flicks

Psycho Beach Party is the type of show that the 24-year-old Outer Banks community theater organization is hoping to throw into its lineup on occasion: a little edgier, a little less standard than usual.

Oct 8