Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Video: Fire consumes Christmas Mouse in Nags Head

A column of heavy black smoke rose over the area at around 2:30 p.m. before crews From Nags Head and neighboring towns quickly brought the fire under control.

Apr 12


Early voting for 3rd District Congressional is under way

Voters in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District will have plenty of choices. Republican primary voters will be presented with a slate of 17 candidates, while six Democrats will face off in their primary.

Apr 10


Local man charged in accident that killed Virginia couple

Police have charged an 81-year-old Kill Devil Hills man with two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in an accident that killed a couple from Mechanicsville, Va. Monday.

Apr 5


Tanger changes hands, will become Outlets Nags Head

A Chicago company has bought Tanger Outlets in Nags Head as part of a sale of four propertues totaling $130.5 million. The 82,000-square-foot mall will be renamed Outlets Nags Head.

Apr 3


Chef Files: Mark Shafer, Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill

I started washing dishes at 15 just to make some money to get a car and take out girls. Then I was working at Chili’s while going to school to be a teacher. That really taught me the back end of the restaurant business.

Apr 2


What is it? A new life for a familiar sight on the causeway

The bright blue building that housed Whalebone Tackle on the Nags Head-Manteo causeway is being transformed. Check out our occasional feature, "What is it?" to find out more. And send us your suggestions.

Mar 30


UPDATE: Governor signs bill clearing way for new COA campus

The COA plans call for tearing down the old Russell Twiford campus building and replacing it for $7.5 million. State bond money will cover $1.5 million. Demolition will cost an additional $1 million.

Mar 21


Manteo police seek help after supermarket armed robbery

Manteo police are asking for the community's help investigating an armed robbery that occured at La Mision Store on March 25. At about 9:10 p.m., three men dressed in all black clothing entered the store and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.

Mar 28


School super alerts sheriff to racist graffiti in locker room

Superintended John Farrelly said in a statement that he has contacted the Dare County Sheriff's Office. As soon as he was he was told about the graffiti in the boys locker room, the locker was re-painted.

Mar 27


Sheriff’s alert on debt collection calls: Don’t believe them

Sheriff's alert: "WE WILL NOT call you and tell you to pay any amount of money over the phone. If someone calls you on our behalf and asks you to pay anything over the phone it is a SCAM."

Mar 26


First Friday kicks off with mystery writers, music and art

The launch of the 2019 season takes place Friday, April 5 at 6:00 p.m., with a musical performance by Rachel Dickerson and a new exhibit by Outer Banks photographer George Wood.

Apr 1


Prep for beach re-nourishment in Nags Head to start soon

Great Lakes representatives said they plan to start mobilizing equipment before the end of the March and begin construction in mid- to late-April. The company's dredges the Ellis Island and Liberty Island will work the project.

Mar 21