Outer Banks Voice

 

News and Information

William “Billy” Michael Garrett celebration of life

Submitted Story
William “Billy”Michael Garrett, of Corolla, quietly passed away with his family present on Friday April 30, 2021. Billy was born in LA Marque, Texas to the late Betty Ann Garrett and William… Full story Full Story >>

Dare County Land Transfers

Outer Banks Voice
September 16 to September 20, 2021 Avon Bolton Jonathan Andrew from Samis John C/014822161—Lot 1729 Kinnakeet Shores/$67,500/Vacant Residential.   Buxton Gaskill Caroline A from Gaskill Eliot Tod/023773000—Metes & Bounds/$467,500/Improved Commercial.   Colington… Full story Full Story >>

Lourenda G. Godfrey of Elizabeth City, August 31

Submitted Story
Lourenda “Lou” Godley Godfrey, age 74, of Elizabeth City, NC died on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Lou was born in New Bern, NC on July 6, 1947… Full story Full Story >>

A Weekend Of The Arts In Manteo

Outer Banks Voice
Dare County Arts Council invites you to downtown Manteo on Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2 for two special days filled with art, family-friendly fun, and community spirit. The Great Art… Full story Full Story >>

Two injured in accident on Bypass in KDH

Outer Banks Voice
Kill Devil Hills Police Department Update: Kill Devil Hills Police now say both lanes on U.S. 158 have been reopened, but traffic will be congested for some time. There are two injuries related… Full story Full Story >>

Marisa M.M. Smith of Manteo, September 26

Submitted Story
Marisa M.M. Smith passed away peacefully in Nags Head, NC September 26, 2021 at the age of 92. Born June 8,1929 in Washington DC, she was the daughter of the late Delos… Full story Full Story >>

Five things we learned in Week 3 of the NFL

Outer Banks Voice
By Aaron Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice Big Ben Needs to Retire. Last weekend, Ben Roethlisberger threw 2 picks, kept checking it down to Najee Harris, and clumsily fell on the ground… Full story Full Story >>

Albemarle Regional Health Services Covid Booster Shot Clinic scheduled for Oct. 7

Outer Banks Voice
Currituck Government Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) will host a special clinic to provide Pfizer booster shots in Currituck County on Thursday, October 7 at Community Park, by the YMCA facility at 130 Community… Full story Full Story >>

“Meet the Scientist” with Dr. Teresa Ryan

Submitted Story
Coastal Studies Institute Have you met Dr. Teresa Ryan? While she’s been with ECU since 2013, she’s new to the Outer Banks Campus, and we’re so thrilled to have her as our… Full story Full Story >>

Teresa Cristina Graham of Grandy, September 22

Submitted Story
After seven long weeks, Teresa Cristina Graham of Grandy, NC, lost her battle to COVID-19. She was 59 years old. Born in Piura, Peru on December 15, 1961, she was the daughter… Full story Full Story >>

From ORVs to rising seas

Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice
Dave Hallac talks of the treasures and challenges of OBX Parks It’s been almost seven years since Superintendent David Hallac took the reins of the Outer Banks Group (OBG) of National Park Service sites. Consisting of Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS), the Wright Brothers Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, the sites have seen near record visitation over the past two years, reflectng the surge in visitation throughout the Outer Banks. Full story Full Story >>

Dare’s weekly COVID update shows drop in cases, uptick in positive test results

Outer Banks Voice
The number of COVID-19 cases reported by the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) dropped this past week to 157 from 177 a week earlier while another significant metric… Full story Full Story >>

End of an era – Mako’s closes in a month

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
October 27 will mark the end of an era — or maybe two — in the history of Outer Banks restaurants. That will be the last day of operation for Mako’s Beach… Full story Full Story >>

Drive-Thru to Fight the Flu Events

Outer Banks Voice
Here are FREE and easy opportunities to help fight the flu. You don’t even have to get out of your vehicle! Participants will remain in their vehicle. Our team will bring the… Full story Full Story >>

SEPTEMBER 30Manteo High School hosts “Dig Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness event

Outer Banks Voice
On Sept. 30, come support the MHS Volleyball team hosting a Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness event honoring breast cancer survivors and those currently going through breast cancer. MHS Dig Pink will be honoring… Full story Full Story >>

Meet Macey, Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week

Submitted Story
 OBX SPCA This affectionate feline wants to go home with you! Watch this video to learn more about Macey. New hours of Operation are here!! MONDAY – CLOSED TUESDAY – SUNDAY… Full story Full Story >>

New purchase secures Springer’s Point Preserve on Ocracoke

Outer Banks Voice
(NC Coastal Land Trust) The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust announced that it has completed the purchase of 8.63 acres at the entrance to the Springer’s Point Preserve on Ocracoke Island, describing… Full story Full Story >>

Dare reports 157 new COVID cases in past week 

Outer Banks Voice
Number of cases drops for second straight week The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported on Sept. 27 that there were 157 new cases of COVID-19 in the week of Sept. 20-26, marking the second week in a row that the number of cases has dropped from the summer surge peak.   Full story Full Story >>

Edward Duke Cowell, Jr. of Southern Shores, September 21

Submitted Story
Edward Duke Cowell, Jr., 88 Southern Shores, died September 21, 2021 at his residence.  He was born in Elizabeth City on July 21, 1933 to the late Edward Duke Cowell, Sr., and… Full story Full Story >>

Susan Mary Kestly Nemetz of Raleigh and Manteo, September 22

Submitted Story
Susan Mary Kestly Nemetz (Sue), age 78, of Raleigh and Manteo, NC passed away peacefully on September 22, 2021. She was a dedicated wife to her husband of 55 years, David Lee… Full story Full Story >>

Larry W. Gibbs, September 26

Submitted Story
Larry W. Gibbs passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 26, 2021, in Moyock, NC after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 88. Larry was born in Lake Landing, NC and… Full story Full Story >>

Dare County Library to host Free Virtual Job Assistance presentation on Oct. 7

Outer Banks Voice
Dare County The Dare County Library has announced the next virtual Zoom presentation as part of its monthly Virtual Enrichment Series for Adults: a free virtual job assistance program that will be… Full story Full Story >>

OCTOBER 1First Friday Book Signing- Captain Al Foreman children’s book

Submitted Story
Downtown Books This Friday is October 1 which means it is First Friday in Downtown Manteo and included is an exciting book-signing you won’t want to miss! Elizabeth City resident, and retired… Full story Full Story >>

Seeking the Soulfire Woman

Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice
Author Dyanne Kelley at OBX Chamber’s Babes & Bubbly event The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce’s annual Babes and Bubbly champagne luncheon, held on Sept. 23 at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café, is… Full story Full Story >>

First Flight defeats Manteo in Marlin Bowl 27-8

Richard Miller
Bolstered by a dominant second half performance, the First Flight Nighthawks defeated the Manteo Redskins 27-8 on their home turf in Kill Devil Hills on Sept. 24, capturing the coveted Marlin Bowl… Full story Full Story >>