Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Update: Power restored

A Dominion Energy spokesperson says this morning’s power outage that once affected about 9,000 local customers has been resolved and power fully restored. The cause of the outage is still under investigation. Update: Dominion crews…

Aug 19


Early morning power outage

About 7,000 Dominion Energy customers  in Colington, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head woke up without power this morning due to a transmission line outage at the Colington substation. According to Dominion’s Samantha Moore, the…

Aug 19


Pets find homes during ‘Clear the Shelters’ day

The PetSmart in Nags Head played host to animals looking for a home on Aug. 17 as the Dare County SPCA participated in the Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive organized by NBC- and Telemundo-owned…

Aug 17


Our magical purple martins

By Janet Woodard, Outer Banks Voice The Outer Banks of North Carolina are famous for beautiful beaches and other natural attractions, including a fascinating roost of purple martins at the William B. Umstead Memorial Bridge.…

Aug 14


One person taken to hospital after KDH crash

One person was transported to the Outer Banks Hospital after a two-car accident that occurred in Kill Devil Hills on the bypass near Harris Teeter on the afternoon of Aug. 10. Kill Devil Hills police…

Aug 10


Blaze causes serious damage to Jarvisburg home

Photos by Debbie Evans A home at 140 Meadow Lake Circle in Jarvisburg was severely damaged by an Aug. 7 fire that began in the building’s attic. The occupant was not at home at the…

Aug 7


Lightning strike brings firefighters to Colington Harbour

A Colington Harbour home was struck by lightning during the heavy thunderstorm that rolled through the area in mid-afternoon on Aug. 7. Fire vehicles were on the scene at 103 Queen Mary Ct., where, according…

Aug 7


OBX premiere of “Dimensions,” Logan Marshall’s latest surfin’ safari

   The film “Dimensions,” by 18-year-old  local filmmaker Logan Marshall, is premiering at The Pioneer Theater in downtown Manteo on Saturday, Aug 3 at 5:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be for sale for $5…

Aug 3


Nags Head unveils a new app to fight crime

It is, according to Nags Head Police Chief Phil Webster, a significant technological step forward for the “community-oriented policing concept.”

Jul 30


Manteo High student captures 2nd place in national Patriotic Art competition

Congratulations to Manteo High School rising senior Alyse Stewart who just captured Second Place in the VFW Auxiliary-National Organization’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest.

Jul 27


Actress Sonja Sohn arrested on drug charges

New details have emerged about the arrest of director and actress, Sonja Sohn (also known as Sonja Plack) who has starred in such popular TV series as The Wire and The Chi and who has a court date scheduled for Tuesday, July 23.

Jul 21


Health centers see no significant rise in heat-related ills

With temperatures here reaching into the 90’s this weekend, heat index values stretching into triple digits and a heat advisory in effect, concerns grow about the possible effect of the oppressive heat on human health.…

Jul 19