Stories by Sam Walker

Man rescued from Currituck Sound after PWC breaks down

The 18 year old from Moyock was rescued Saturday evening from the Currituck Sound after he tried to wade back to Corolla when his personal water craft broke down about three miles from the Whalehead Club.

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Renovations of Food Lion stores across the region underway

A total of 15 northeastern North Carolina stores, including all of the chain's locations on the Outer Banks, will be undergoing a remodeling project, part of an overall $168 million investment in the Norfolk market.

yesterday


Rep. Boswell files bill to reopen water testing lab in Nags Head

The measure introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives on Thursday would reopen a lab in Nags Head closed earlier this decade that tests samples from area waters for shellfish sanitation and recreational quality.

May 18


The Voice Podcast: Friday, May 18, 2018

You can hear Voice newscasts every weekday morning on Max Radio of the Carolina's stations Beach 104, 94.5 WCMS, 99.1 The Sound, and Classic Rock 104.9 & 92.3.

May 18


Rep. Boswell files bill to reopen water testing lab in Nags Head

The measure introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives on Thursday would reopen a lab in Nags Head closed earlier this decade that tests samples from area waters for shellfish sanitation and recreational quality.

May 17


Salmonella cases from recalled Hyde Co. eggs grow to 35

Federal officials now say 35 cases of salmonella poisoning dating back to November are blamed on eggs from Rose Acre Farms in Hyde County that were recalled last month.

May 17


No injuries reported following house fire in Wanchese

Firefighters were dispatched to the home on Ralph Lane on Roanoke Island at 5:47 p.m. Wednesday. No one was home at the time, and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

May 16


Dozens of teachers from area join thousands at rally in Raleigh

Teachers by the dozen from northeastern North Carolina, including at least 35 from Currituck County alone, joined a crowd estimated at 19,000 for a day-long rally outside and inside the General Assembly calling for more education funding.

May 16


Dare asks state lawmakers to fund purchase of hopper dredge

Dare County is actively pursuing creation of a partnership between the state and a yet-to-be-identified private company to buy a dredge that could be used in local waterways and elsewhere along North Carolina's coastline.

May 15


Why did it have to be rattlesnakes at Bodie Island?

The National Park Service is reminding visitors that timber rattlesnakes, also known as canebrake rattlers, are a common sight in the region after one was photographed curled up at the bottom step of a staff building on Bodie Island.

May 14


Two injured after grease fire inside house in Kitty Hawk

Firefighters responded to the 600 block of West Kitty Hawk Road Friday night to a blaze caused by a grease fire in the kitchen. One of the injured was taken to The Outer Banks Hospital for treatment.

May 12


Eastbound Wright bridge reopens, but work remains

One lane will be open on both the east and westbound spans for the next couple of days while crews complete lane markings. But there is still work taking place of the substructure underneath the eastbound span that opened 52 years ago.

May 10