Another Ocracoke summer comes to a close

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How will you remember the summer of ‘15?  For the Ocracoke community, it was, overall, a pretty good season. Not that there weren’t problems.  Anthony Costello, 67,...

Commentary: Vote responsibly

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For more information regarding the March 15 primary, click here.  Choice in America is a given. Whereas lots of choices can be a good thing, it...

Tropical Storm Isaias threat prompts removal of travel trailers; Ocracoke’s commissioner...

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As of 6 p.m. today, the National Weather Service out of Newport/Morehead City reports that the intensity...

Only through uncertainty may we find certainty again

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By Jessica Kozma Proctor Our everyday lives have been flooded with messages about “uncertain” times. But you can’t have uncertainty without certainty. Let’s flip uncertainty...

Ocracoke Bar & Grille owner responds to Ehringhaus letter

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Editor's note: The following is in response to Ann Ehringhaus's letter to the editor published Jan. 30. Although many in the community have responded...

Editorial: The island could use a few more bike racks

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Exercise is good.  Moving around without relying on fossil fuels is also good. It has been said that Ocracoke is an island where things...

Ocracoke Escape Room presents piratical puzzle

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Zoe Howard During the introduction to the Ocracoke Escape Room, I was presented with a...

Letter to the editor against county taking Occupancy Tax dollars

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A giant step back for Ocracoke By Al Scarborough Evidently a proposal to provide Ocracoke with an additional $200,000+ in occupancy tax funding has resulted in...

The negative press sticks longer

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July 2013 By BJ Oelschlegel I was scooping ice cream for a family (my other job) and as they proceeded to pay, the dad made a...

Anger is a most convenient tool

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A front moves into Ocracoke. Photo: C. Leinbach By Traci DeVette Griggs It’s a food...