Stories by Sam Walker

The Voice Podcast: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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.

13 hrs

Nov 17

Fisheries panel sets cobia limit; backtracks on closure date

The recreational limit will be one cobia per person per day, with a minimum fork length of 36 inches. Charter boats will be limited to a maximum of four fish per vessel and private boats two per vessel. The season will remain open all year.

Nov 16

Game time set for 2A men’s soccer state championship

First Flight, the defending 2A state champion and winners of the East Region title for the fourth time in the last five years, faces West Region champion Newton-Conover this Saturday at 2:05 p.m. at N.C. State University.

Nov 15

Marine Fisheries panel to vote on cobia regulations Thursday

Cobia regulations for recreational anglers for 2018 is on the agenda of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission meeting, which continues Thursday morning at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk.

Nov 15

Aerial wildlife surveys of offshore wind farm site start soon

The surveys will gather data on birds, marine mammals, sharks, fish, turtles, and other marine species in an area of almost 10,000 square nautical miles, giving scientists an unparalleled understanding of the area’s wildlife.

Nov 15

Defending champs First Flight back in soccer state title game

Vega Sproul banged in a header during a mad scramble in front of the net with 28 minutes left in the second half, giving First Flight the only goal it needed to win the 2A Men's Soccer East Region Championship, 1-0, over East Duplin.

Nov 14


Steinburg formally announces candidacy for state Senate

First District State Rep. Bob Steinburg formally announced Monday he will seek the Republican nomination for the N.C. Senate First District seat, setting up a primary showdown with Dare County businessman Clark Twiddy.

Nov 14

Portable toilet set on fire at Manteo Skate Park

The blaze was reported at 7:23 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the park located between Marshes Light and College of the Albemarle on Uppowac Street. The fire was ruled arson and no suspects have been identified.

Nov 14

Suspect sought in attempted mugging on Roanoke Island

The woman held on to her belongings after being struck and may have also hit the suspect during the struggle before getting away and screaming for help. The suspect ran away, Doughtie added.

Nov 14

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Moonshine

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

Nov 13

Knotts Island VFD suspends operations over contract dispute

The Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department suspended operations without warning Wednesday, apparently after being unable to reach a new contract agreement with Currituck. Virginia Beach is providing coverage in the interim.

Nov 10