How ‘Black Lives Matter’ should really be interpreted

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The following op-ed piece is by a former justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, Bob Orr. Orr was the first Republican to win a...

A strategy for fully funding the ferry service

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  By Tom Pahl Ocracoke's Hyde County commissioner Ferry passengers have been reporting lately that they have waited in line...

Why I love my hometown newspaper

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  Community print newspapers are an endangered species. They serve an important role for the community as Jock...

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...

One non-resident property owner to other NRPOs: ‘Please wait’

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  By Mike Lydick I’m a member of an Ocracoke Non-Resident Property Owner (NRPO) Facebook page that was created...

Immediate action needed to protect our communities

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The following is an Op-Ed regarding the coronavirus pandemic from Vidant Health/ECU Brody School of Medicine. Vidant Health and the Brody School of Medicine at...

The opening of the floodgates

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By Kelley Shinn Let me first state clearly that I do not advocate a staunch position, one way or another as to the reopening of...

Whither (not wither) Ocracoke?

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The seven-foot storm surge that accompanied Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 6 impacted all facets of Ocracoke. Just after its strike, for variable times, the...

Federal reforms needed to keep delivering on the promise of a...

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Op-ed by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper North Carolinians are determined, tough people. For generations, our families have weathered brutal hurricanes. But recent history tells...

The plight of the commercial fishermen

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By Ruth King Once again, I am writing about our Commercial Fishermen here in Carteret County and the whole coastal area of North Carolina. This week...