Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Video: Free-diving and spearfishing off the Vicarious charter

The Vicarious charter travels up to 20 miles offshore to provide a sensational experience free-diving without tanks. Spearfishing can be part of the experience, but just taking in the diversity of marine life can be worth the trip.

Sep 22

Fire damages Fuji Steakhouse in Kill Devil Hills

A fire Friday afternoon damaged the Fuji Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Kill Devil Hills. The fire was quickly put out by the KDH Fire Department, and the damage appeared to mainly be to the rear of the building.

Sep 22

Nat’l Hunting and Fishing Day events statewide on Saturday

Fishing, archery and birding opportunities will be available for all participants at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge in Currituck County, starting at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

Sep 21

Sep 20

Hatteras Inlet ferries to remain on amended schedule

Due to mechanical issues, the North Carolina Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route will be on an amended schedule of 31 departures from each side through Monday, Oct. 2.

Sep 19

Cooler fall temps call for toasty lagers and brown ales

Fall is probably the most diverse and exciting season of the year when it comes to seasonal beer offerings. From the caramel tones of brown ales to the malty sweetness of Oktoberfest beers, great flavors abound.

Sep 17

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Abraham

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at or friend them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to part of your family.

Sep 14

Warren C. Judge III Memorial Field dedicated at FFHS

The football facility at First Flight High School is now the Warren C. Judge III Memorial Field. The field was dedicated to Judge prior to the Friday, Sept. 1 game.

Sep 9

Hatteras ferry schedule changed due to vessel repairs

Due to mechanical issues on the M/V Frisco, the North Carolina Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route will be on an amended schedule until further notice, with 31 daily scheduled departures from each side of Hatteras Inlet.

Sep 8

Umstead Bridge repairs delayed until after Irma passes

While the Old Manns Harbor Bridge remains safe for vehicle traffic, the repairs to a number of metal joints on the 60-year-old bridge over Croatan Sound will be delayed until a date after the threat from Hurricane Irma passes.

Sep 7

Walk Against Addiction: Raising awareness, asking questions

We were frustrated with the lack of resources and help available to persons with addiction in Dare County and exasperated by the lack of awareness about the breadth of the problem and people’s unwillingness to discuss it.

Sep 5

Pines golf club in Elizabeth City donated to COA Foundation

Bill Taylor, owner of McDonald's restaurants in northeastern N.C. and southeast Va., is donating the club valued at more than $3.8 million to the foundation, which will partner with the YMCA to operate it.

Sep 5