Stories by Lucy Papachristou | Outer Banks Voice

Tourism committee discusses future of Event Site

Members of the Dare County Tourism Board’s Event Center Advisory Committee held their inaugural meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3 to discuss potential plans for the future development of the Soundside…

Dec 4


The hair is her ‘canvas’

Multi-talented Linda Porter celebrates 40 years of styling. Linda Porter fell into hair styling by accident. She was 24, a single mother of a six-year-old boy. She had split with…

Nov 30


‘It will never be the same again’

On Ocracoke, scenes of destruction and recovery Driving down the streets of Ocracoke these days, a new sound fills the air. You can hear it even with your windows rolled…

Nov 25


‘The school has won my heart’

A church’s generosity and the Ocracoke School  School let out a little early on Wednesday, Nov. 6 on Ocracoke for the second, third and fourth graders, two dozen children who…

Nov 7


Nov. 23: Her ‘Trees of Hope’ head to KDH Library

Trees of Hope comes to the Outer Banks this weekend.  Come out to KDH Library this Saturday, Nov. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. to contribute your message to this…

Nov 1


Local experts warn of dementia challenges

Members of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Dare County, geriatric professionals and interested citizens heard some sobering assessments and received some crucial advice about seniors and dementia at…

Nov 1


Nov. 23: All Saints 17th Annual ‘Holly Days’ Festival

All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores is gearing up for its annual Holly Days bazaar and arts festival, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov.…

Nov 1


Hatteras Lady ‘Canes Succumb to Camden

Photo gallery by Richard L. Miller Photography A season to remember for the Lady ‘Canes volleyball team came to a close on Tuesday, Oct. 29 when they fell to Camden…

Oct 29


Jury sentences Brady to death for prison murders

After deliberating less than an hour on Oct. 28, a jury that one week earlier convicted Mikel Edward Brady Jr. in the murder of four Pasquotank Correctional Institution workers rendered…

Oct 28


Hatteras’ Lady ‘Canes advance in state playoffs

‘Volleyball is basically the biggest thing on Hatteras now’ Only a few days after their victory in the conference tournament, the Lady ‘Canes of Cape Hatteras Secondary School defeated the…

Oct 27


For the Lady ‘Canes, triumph over adversity

One thing the hurricane couldn’t do was slow down the Lady ‘Canes. Despite losing both their gyms to Hurricane Dorian in September, the Cape Hatteras Secondary School’s girls volleyball team…

Oct 24


Brady, his mother testify in sentencing phase

Tina Brady, a woman in her mid-forties with long, curly brown hair, took the stand on Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Dare County Courthouse and laid down, over the course…

Oct 22