Community

Jan 23


Dare Medflight pilot Mike Hill named Employee of the Year

Prior to his career with Dare County, Hill retired with 24 years of service to the U.S. Army, where he flew Boeing AH-64 Apache combat helicopters. Hill has 30 years of flight experience and 5,100 hours of flight time.

Jan 16


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.

4 hrs


Weed out those winter blues and plan your spring garden

To weed out those blues, start planning your spring garden now with the Library Garden Series presented by the NC State Extension's Dare County Master Gardeners.

Jan 17


All Saints ‘After Dark’ returns with classes to light up the mind

Now in its 10th year, the annual "After Dark" series at All Saints Episcopal Church launches Jan. 28 with 78 classes taught by local professionals for local residents, all for a good cause.

Jan 16


Better Beaches OBX seeking help moving old Christmas trees

Boy Scout Troop 117 as well as many local residents have given the group more than 150 trees so far. Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar and the Islander Motel will continue collecting them through January.

Jan 11


Chorus rehearsals begin Tuesday for spring concert

The Outer Banks Chorus announces its Spring 2019 season with weekly rehearsals beginning Tuesday, January 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road.

Jan 15


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


Roamer, ambassador of Currituck’s wild mustangs, has died

The stallion's photo is featured on the Corolla Wild Horse Fund's educational billboard erected along U.S. 158 in Coinjock last year. He was also a regular at the fund's "Meet a Mustang" events.

Jan 15


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


An ocean plunge for a new year on Ocracoke

Several first-timers were among about 45 kids and adults of all ages Tuesday afternoon for Ocracoke’s version of the Polar Plunge at the airport beach off Ramp 70.

Jan 6

Unitarian Congregation hosts Cultural Crossroads

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Outer Banks in Kitty Hawk is hosting Cultural Crossroads, a series of cultural events funded by the North Carolina Humanities Council and National Endowment for the Humanities.

Jan 6


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


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


Claudia Neal is named Dare’s employee of the month

Claudia Neal, Senior Foreign Language Interpreter, is the December 2018 Dare County Employee of the Month. Senior Administrative Officer Tammy Reber, presented Neal with the award at the December 3, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Dec 22


Manteo couple establishes fund to send Gold Star kids to camp

The Gaddys were moved to create the fund after reading an article about a family who lost their father in combat. The children of the fallen soldier are the same age as the Gaddys’ two sons.

Dec 13


COA is state’s first to offer dual-enrollment for hospitality

College of The Albemarle (COA) recently received notification from the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) that a Continuing Education Dual Enrolled program in Hospitality Leadership has been approved.  

Dec 19


Kim Blankenburg is named Nags Head’s employee of the year

The award, named after Police Sgt. Earl Murray, who died in the line of duty in May 2009, recognizes employees who have shown excellence in attitude toward the public and co-workers, performance, quality of work and attendance.

Dec 7


Board votes to require permits for tent and umbrella vendors

The Nags Head ordinance requires concierge services to obtain permits to place tents and umbrellas on the beach. The equipment must be placed a minimum of 50 feet from public accesses and lifeguard stands.

Dec 6