Stories by Outer Banks Voice

New addition to KDH police force ready to sniff out crime

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department's newest member is only 2 years old, weighs about 71 pounds and is (generously) about 4 1/2  feet tall standing on his tip toes. But the department expects big things from him.

May 4


Greenville man arrested in Manns Harbor on drug charges

Kareem Akili Spencer of Greenville was being held in lieu of $600,000 bond on charges of felony possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine and possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin.

May 1


After the storm: A near-perfect rainbow in Nags Head

A rainbow graced the sky over Nags Head for nearly 45 minutes after a thunderstorm swept throught  Wednesday evening. This view is from the walkway on the Roanoke Sound outside of Tale of the Whale restaurant. (Pat Morris)

Apr 25


Four year old pulled into ocean by shore break in Kitty Hawk

A 4-year-old boy was pulled into the ocean by the shore break and swept away by the current this afternoon in Kitty Hawk. The boy was walking with his mother on the beach when a wave pulled him into the water.

Apr 25


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