Stories by The Voice

State wins federal OK for long-planned Mid-Currituck Bridge

A Record of Decision has been received from the Federal Highway Administration for the Mid-Currituck Bridge, indicating federal approval of the connection between Aydlett on the mainland and Corolla on the Outer Banks.

Mar 8

Waterways panel hears update on new Outer Banks dredge

The new vessel is expected to be a hopper dredge similar to the Army Corps of Engineers’ workhorses Currituck and Murden, both of which have often worked Oregon Inlet, and to a lesser degree, Hatteras Inlet.

Jan 17

Manteo Inn seeks donations for Hurricane Florence relief

The owners of a Manteo inn are collecting donations are working with the Hurricane Aid for Southeastern N.C. and Robeson County Church and Community Center on relief efforts.

Sep 17

Currituck hires assistant as likely successor to county manager

Ben Stikeleather, currently the Strategic Planning and Communications Manager for Iredell County, will start his new job with Currituck on October 1. He has worked the last 12 years in the northernmost suburbs of Charlotte.

Sep 8

Theatre of Dare’s 2018-19 season tickets on sale now

Theatre of Dare’s 2018-2019 season tickets are on sale now, and if you make your purchase before Labor Day, you can get tickets for all four shows for $40, a 20 percent discount over buying the tickets individually.

Sep 2

Coast Guard assists Hatteras charter boat taking on water

Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews helped eight people on oboard the Good Times after they ran in to trouble Thursday about 30 miles southeast of Hatteras Inlet. The charter boat safely made it back to shore for repairs.

Aug 10

Dare County Employee of the Month for July: Shawn Hughes

Shawn Hughes, fleet maintenance supervisor with the Public Works department, is the Dare County Employee of the Month for July 2018. He began working as a mechanic in the Fleet Maintenance Division in June 1996.

Jul 31

State officials advise against swimming in local waters

State recreational water quality officials are advising the public to avoid swimming in coastal waters in Dare and Currituck counties due to high rainfall and flooding that could lead to excessive bacteria.

Jul 25

Video: Highlights from Dare commissioners July 16 meeting

The board honored a pair of local businesses, approved a resolution opening the way for a federal grant to pay for multi-use paths and a tram system in Hatteras, and finalized an agreement with a new contractor to haul away storm debris.

Jul 18

Spirits of N.C.: The brews and more of Rocky Mount Mills

Matthew Haskett offers his take on the selections found in and around Rocky Mount Mills, as part of our continuing series on the beer, wine and spirits being made and sold in all corners of The Old North State

Jul 13

Slow down! Purple martins are back at the Umstead Bridge

Purple martins are literally flocking to Manns Harbor, and that means it’s time for dusk and dawn drivers to slow down on the William B. Umstead Bridge, locally known as the Old Manns Harbor Bridge.

Jul 12

COA, ECU sign co-admission agreement starting this fall

College Of The Albemarle and East Carolina University have formed a partnership that will allow COA students the benefits of taking classes locally while having access to many ECU services and an easier transfer path to Greenville.

Jul 12