Stories by The Voice

Life after the outage: Hatteras Islanders struggle with losses

Jane Metacarpa is used to the menacing, heavy feeling in the air as a hurricane approaches. She is used to the reluctant, but inevitable, slowing down of island activity as the season ends. But the feeling she got that morning was unfamiliar.

Nov 6

KDH seeks ideas on reducing use of plastic shopping bags

The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners is looking for ideas to encourage people to use reusable shopping bags and businesses to use bags that can be recycled. A forum is scheduled for Wednesday.

Oct 21

Oct 21

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Rhapsody

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.

Oct 17

Cooper directs prisons to improve security after fatal attack

The Department of Public Safety aims to make prisons safer following a violent attack at Pasquotank Correctional Institution that claimed the lives of two prison employees.

Oct 16

Currituck’s Operation Santa Claus accepting applications

“Operation Santa Claus” is underway in Currituck County, and residents may apply for Christmas assistance with the county’s department of social services through Dec. 8.

Oct 5

Buffalo City Jug Shop helps pets displaced by storms

Buffalo City Jug Shop recently donated all proceeds from an evening fund raiser to the SPCAs in Houston and in Florida that were affected by the recent hurricanes. (Video by Ignite Films)

Sep 26

Group takes to the road, on foot, to combat Alzheimer’s

This weekend, Stop Alzheimer’s NOW volunteers will trek down the Outer Banks. They began making their way south from Corolla Thursday, raising money for Alzheimer’s research and awareness.

Sep 26

Outer Banks Visions: Taking steps to combat addiction

Organizers were frustrated with the lack of resources and help available to persons with addiction in Dare County and exasperated by the lack of awareness about the breadth of the problem and people’s unwillingness to discuss it.

Sep 15

Sep 8

KDH to invest $1.5 million in multi-use path, roller rink repairs

A one-mile long, 10-foot wide multi-use path will be built from the Canal Drive-West First Street intersection to the corner of Bay Drive and West Avalon Street, connecting the ends of the existing path.

Aug 23

King Wingina actor named Lost Colony Volunteer of the Year

John Bennett has been named The Lost Colony’s 2017 Volunteer of the Year. The award is presented annually to recognize an individual for continuous service.

Aug 16