The Outcasters, an all-women’s team from Nags Head, won the 61st Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Surf Invitational Fishing Tournament. Stephanie Bayne, Audrey Whitlock, Sharon Newbold, Ginger Knight, Angie Gaskins and Jean Flannigan caught 47 fish for a total of 218 points to finish atop the 120-team tournament that’s the largest in the world.
By SAM WALKER THE OUTER BANKS VOICE For the second time in a year, a piece of debris from a rocket launch on the Florida coast has washed up along the Outer Banks. On Sunday, Angie and Chris Langdon first alerted us to the debris near Ramp 67 on Ocracoke Island. Janille Turner of Ocracoke […] Local News | Full Article
By SAM WALKER THE OUTER BANKS VOICE By SAM WALKER THE OUTER BANKS VOICE A vacationing New Jersey state trooper is being hailed for rescuing a woman who got caught in a rip current off Hatteras Island over the weekend. New Jersey State Police announced in a Facebook post Trooper Craig Kempinski was alerted by […] Local News | Full Article
AT&T Wireless Service was restored for Outer Banks and eastern North Carolina customers after a nearly day-long outage that was due to a damaged cable. Service was restored a little before 12 a.m. on Friday. AT&T Wireless Service was restored for Outer Banks and eastern North Carolina customers after a nearly day-long outage that was […] Local News | Full Article
The stormy weather over the Outer Banks this weekend spun up a waterspout around midday Sunday off Ocracoke Inlet. Amanda Swan of Gordonsville, Va. was on the beach near South Point on Ocracoke Island when she captured pictures and video of the waterspout that appeared several miles to the south towards Portsmouth Island and then […] Local News | Full Article
By SAM WALKER THE OUTER BANKS VOICE THE OUTER BANKS VOICE North Carolina Emergency Management is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to evaluate possible alternative power sources for three key infrastructure sites in Dare, Currituck and Hyde counties. Experts from the labratory’s Solar Technical Assistance Team are […] Local News | Full Article
This year’s legislative short session is expected to be about as short as it can get, and passing an adjusted state budget is going to be even shorter in what’s being called an unprecedented move. The biggest local provision authorizes $15 million from the shallow draft inlet dredging fund to create a partnership between the […] Local News | Full Article
By SAM WALKER THE OUTER BANKS SENTINEL A 24-foot private boat was beached at Hatteras village after the operator reported Saturday evening they had lost power and started taking on water outside Hatteras Inlet. Hatteras Island Ocean Rescue, National Park Service and the U.S. Coast Guard responded to the beach off Summerplace Drive on the […] Local News | Full Article
Dare County is actively pursuing creation of a partnership between the state and a yet-to-be-identified private company to purchase a shallow-draft hopper dredge, with the county paying for its operation in Oregon and Hatteras inlets and other channels. And while Dare would likely be using it the most, the dredge would be available to help […] Local News | Full Article
By SAM WALKER Outer Banks Voice A Frisco man will serve at least 25 years in state prison, after being found guilty of stabbing a man during an altercation in January 2017 outside a Nags Head restaurant.