Stories by Outer Banks Voice

OBX Daydream Video: Rodanthe Adventure Tower

Experience the Adventure Tower at Waves Village Watersports Resort. This tower creates fun for the entire family with a safe and interactive atmosphere, with 3 levels and 15 climbing elements that challenge kids and adults, both mentally and physically.


Video: Two arrested after police chase from Kitty Hawk to Barco

Calvin Alston and Luis Cruz, both of Edenton, allegedly fled the store with two stolen suitcases filled with a variety of items, along with a 50-inch television. They led law enforcement on a 27 mile chase before they were arrested in Barco.

Aug 13

Showers and storms to start the week, hot sunny days follow

This week is forecast to start out with showers and thunderstorms before skies clear out until the weekend. Chances of precipitation are 40 percent today  percent, according to the National Weather Service.

Aug 12

Crew member, captain suspended in Trump flag incident

The state has suspended a ferry crew member and captain after flying a Trump campaign flag that was photographed by a passenger last month and became a widely discussed point of contention on social media.

Aug 11

Restored to its original look, Wright Center will reopen soon

The $5.8 million rehabilitation project, led by Group III Management from Kinston, started in the winter of 2016. The work has brought the building back to the way it appeared when it opened in 1960 -- orange trim, concrete and all.

Aug 8

National Night Out events include police lip-sync challenge

Held each year in August, National Night Out Against Crime heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; generates support for local anti-crime programs; and strengthens neighborhood spirit and police partnerships;

Aug 4

Popular eatery closes after espresso machine touches off fire

Waveriders, a popular deli and coffee shop in Nags Head, closed Monday morning after a fire that apparently started at an espresso machine and left the interior with extensive damage.

Jul 30

Video: 2 more chances to see the martins on Crystal Dawn

You have two more chances to head out on the Crystal Dawn to see the spectacular gathering of purple martins at dusk under the old Manns Harbor Bridge. Watch as they fly in and seek footing under the bridge, their pre-migratory roost.

Jul 30

State calls Trump flag hoisted on Hatteras ferry ‘inappropriate’

A Trump 2020 flag hoisted above a state ferry boat kicked up a Twitter commotion Friday and a promise from the Ferry Division that the incident would be investigated. The ferry was on a run between Ocracoke and Hatteras.

Jul 27

Coastwide water caution lifted except for a few specific sites

Floodwaters and stormwater runoff can contain pollutants such as waste from septic systems, sewer line breaks, pet waste, wildlife and chemicals. The precautionary advisory remains in effect for Currituck County

Jul 27

Video: Take a stroll through the Dowdy Park Farmers Market

Check out the Town of Nags Head's Dowdy Park Farmers Market, which will take place from June to October on the second Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park is located at 3005 S. Croatan Hwy across from the Family Y.

Jul 20

Arts Council to hold open house today on court yard project

The Dare County Arts Council is hosting an Open House to introduce the DCAC Courtyard Project on Tuesday, July 17 from 3pm to 6pm. Architect Ben Cahoon will be on hand beginning at 4 p.m. to talk with guests about the plan.

Jul 17