Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Data refutes tax claims made by candidates Merrell, Danko

Data shows several of Republican candidate Ronnie Merrell's claims about last year's 4-cent property tax increase are incorrect. And if the increase was rolled back, the county would be unable to balance its operating budget.

Apr 22

Video: N.C. Air National Guard planes buzz Wright Memorial

Benito Douglas, a student at College of the Albemarle, shares more photos, video and details about the massive C-17s that flew over the Outer Banks on Apirl 7 enroute to their new home at the NCANG's base in Charlotte.

Apr 18

Owner escapes before fire levels house in Tyrrell County

Smoke woke up the owner of a house in Tyrrell County Friday and he was able to escape before fire destroyed it. Sheriff Darryl Liverman said the fire on Jerry Post Office Road was reported at 9 p.m.

Apr 16

Wright Bridge eastbound lanes on track to reopen by mid-May

The eastbound span that carries of U.S. 158 over Currituck Sound was closed in October for repair and refurbishment work. The refurbishment project is scheduled to end Monday, May 14.

Apr 16

All Saints donates to Dare County Detention Center programs

The funds will be used for the purchase of books in the Help Women Recover Program and Beyond Violence and Anger classes held by Catisha Bryant of the Dare County Health Department.

Apr 14

Nominate Rec Park in KDH to receive $20K grant from Disney

Through April 30, the public will have the opportunity to nominate Kill Devil Hills to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at Family Recreation Park from the National Recreation and Park Association and Disney.

Apr 14

Dare Arts Council hosting free workshops for local veterans

Dare County Arts Council is proud to announce four new art workshops that are free for Veterans, active-duty military and their families, following the award of a grant for Military and Veteran Arts Programs from the North Carolina Arts Council.

Apr 14

Blackbeard’s flag flies over ferries 300 years after his death

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has teamed up with the NCDOT Ferry Division to fly the flag in observance of the 300th anniversary of Edward Teach's death.

Apr 13

Woman faces drug charges after vehicle is clocked at 90 mph

A search turned up 11.3 grams of marijuana, 5.0 grams of powder cocaine and 2.1 grams of crack cocaine, Sheriff Darry Liverman said. The powder cocaine was in 16 baggies and the crack cocaine in seven baggies.

Apr 10

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Katani

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

Apr 9

Gallery: Quentin Turko rides Big Wednesday II surf

Photographer Logan Marshall takes a look back at the second Big Wednesday of March with a sequence of shots of 19-year-old local surfer Quentin Turko from March 28.

Apr 8

N.C. Air National Guard buzzes Wright Brothers Memorial

The first pair of the North Carolina Air National Guard's new C-17 aircraft flew around the Wright Brothers National Memorial on Saturday for a photo opportunity as they were enroute to their home in Charlotte.

Apr 7