Community

May 25


First Flight women’s soccer back in state championship match

Ten years after First Flight won its first women's soccer state championship, the Nighthawks are back in the 2A title match after a 4-0 victory over three-team defending champion Carrboro in the East Region Championship Tuesday night.

May 22


Dinosaurs rumbling onto N.C. Aquarium nature trail again

This summer, the aquarium’s nature trail will be transformed into a Jurassic (and Cretaceous and Triassic) jungle populated by legendary reptiles of the past, and guests will be transported to a world lost in time.

May 23


Little red mailbox to be erected in memory of Wesley Belisle

A Little Red Mailbox Of Hope is being erected at the Lillian Street Beach Access in Kitty Hawk in memory of the 4-year-old from New Hampshire during a ceremony Thursday at 4 p.m. The Outer Banks Voice will provide live coverage on our Facebook page.

May 23


Make way for ducklings! Thousands arrive in Currituck County

The ducks arrived last week, but their landing wasn’t because of some weird off-season migration. The Currituck Game Commission purchases the waterfowl and distributes them to people and hunt clubs in an effort to attract more ducks.

May 21


Kayaker saves dog struggling to swim in Colington Harbour

Will Daughtry said his dog, Reed, got out and swam off in Colington Harbour on Saturday. Daughtry did not get the name of the kayaker and a companion who helped Reed, so he passed along his thanks via Twitter.

May 20


Children’s series returns to R.I. Festival Park this summer

This year’s performances include Upcycled Cinderella, Haydini: Rare Magic Well Done, The Wizard of Oz, Charlotte’s Web, Rumpelstiltskin, Beauty and the Beast and Bathtub Pirates.

May 22


Dare County EMS hosts open houses this Wednesday

To celebrate EMS week and demonstrate their service to the community, Dare County EMS will host open houses to display equipment, offer tours of facilities, perform blood pressure checks, and provide educational programs.

May 20


Savings Lives Task Force Focus: JoAnn Hummer

One of the problems concerning changes she has seen since being in the Savings Lives Task Force is that the people most likely to abuse drugs are often not likely to be aware of programs such as the Task Force.

May 17


New efforts underway to save Salvo Day Use Area Cemetery

Through a collaboration among Hatteras Island groups and local, state and federal governments, the Salvo Cemetery will be protected from storm-tossed waves of the Pamlico Sound. Sandbags will be replaced by permanent protection.

May 14


Dare Medflight pilot Hill county employee of the month

Dare Medflight pilot Michael Hill with the Department of Emergency Medical Services is the Dare County Employee of the Month for May 2018. Hill is an Army veteran and has been a Dare Medflight pilot since 2011.

May 15


Farmers Market will open monthly in June at Dowdy Park

One of several initiatives by the Nags Head Arts and Culture Committee, the Farmer's Market opens in June and will run through October on the the second Thursday of each month.

May 10


Dare to join opioid suit, ask N.C. to help fund beach repairs

The Board of Commissioners on Monday also honored local teen golf sensation Katherine Schuster for winning the Drive, Chip and Putt national championship at Augusta National last month.

May 9

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Dolly Purrton

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

May 8


New addition to KDH police force ready to sniff out crime

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department's newest member is only 2 years old, weighs about 71 pounds and is (generously) about 4 1/2  feet tall standing on his tip toes. But the department expects big things from him.

May 4


Creole For Kidz! coming to Dare County schools this fall

Created in 2000, Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco is a high-quality multicultural performing arts program centered on the history and evolution of the unique American roots music genre known as Zydeco.

May 4


New Bonnett Street bath house in Nags Head officially open

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday to celebrate completion of the $429,000 new bath house and renovations to amenities at the beach access in Nags Head. The access reopened to the public last week.

May 3


Kitty Hawk to conduct large item pick-up Monday

Upcoming pickups are scheduled for May 21, September 24, and November 19. Residents should place their items in the right-of-way for collection, but there are restrictions on what will be collected.

May 20


Hands Across The Sand oil drilling protests this Saturday

From Nags Head to Sunset Beach, there are about a dozen events planned on the coast, part of 113 synchronized events across 17 states and seven countries in protest against planned drilling for oil and gas offshore.

May 17


Meetings set to discuss power outage lawsuit settlement

Attorneys handling the $10.35 million settlement with PCL Constructors from last summer’s week-long power outage will be on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands Tuesday and Wednesday to provide information about the claims process.

May 12


Interview: Pop band Sub-Radio headlining Artrageous May 12

Entertainment includes the Nags Head Elementary School choir, Static Attitude, bands from the Mustang Outreach Program, Atlantic Dance, Sensi Trails with Holden McOwen, and Washington, D.C.'s Sub-Radio.

May 3