Stories by Outer Banks Voice

Sweetheart Dinner planned to support church’s youth ministry

The menu includes meatless or veggie lasagna, salad, Italian bread and homemade desserts. Come and enjoy dinner and live entertainment at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church or sign up for takeout and delivery.

Jan 22


Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week: Sadie

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

Jan 23


February food stamp benefits coming early due to shutdown

Due to the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, Jan. 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the third and 21st of February. Once February’s FNS funds are distributed, they will be available for use. Participants should be […]

Jan 15


New Netflix “OBX” series might be filmed in South Carolina

“OBX,” created by Wilmington resident Jonas Pate, follows a summer of change for four teenagers in a fictional Outer Banks town after a hurricane knocks out all outside communication.

Jan 9


Ocracoke residents need to reapply for ferry priority stickers

Ferry Division personnel will process renewals over three days alphabetically from Feb. 5 through 7 at the Ocracoke village ferry dock office.

Jan 10


Volunteers plant seagrass to protect Kitty Hawk duneline

About 60 volunteers turned out this weekend to plant dune grass in Kitty Hawk. The grass helps to stablize sand that was pumped onto the beach in 2017. The group is organized by Donny King. (Ben Murry)

Jan 7


Boy Scouts collecting Christmas trees for dune restoration

The scouts are also accepting tax-deductible donations to help support local service, conservation projects, camping trips and leadership training. Leave your donation in an enveloped taped to your door.

Dec 28


Volunteers respond to stranded dolphin in Nags Head

Staff members from Jennette’s Pier along with responders from the Outer Banks Marine Mammal Stranding Network thoroughly evaluated the common 6-foot, 7-inch dolphin, determining it had recently passed away.

Jan 3


FEMA agrees to fund flood insurance program despite shutdown

After the partial government shutdown threatened the funding of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA has announced insurers may resume selling and renewing policies.

Dec 31


Video: 47th annual Big Little Town Christmas Parade

Take a look back at this year's parade through downtown Manteo and the lighting of the Christmas tree, with full coverage provided by the Manteo High School Video Production team for Dare County's CurrenTV.

Jan 6


Wright Brothers Memorial closed, but that’s not stopping visitors

Since the Dec. 22 impasse in funding the federal government, cars have parked at the closed gates and people have walked the grounds, though no National Park Service personnel are on site.

Dec 28


Memoirs of a CScIence student’s semester on the Outer Banks

Lynn Tran, a senior at the University of North Carolina, was an intern with The Outer Banks Voice while at the same time attending classes at the Coastal Studies Institute Outer Banks Field Site in Skyco.

Dec 13