‘The Socialists are coming! The Socialists are coming!’

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Robert Orr By Robert F. Orr Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an...

Randal Mathews’ open letter to the Ocracoke community

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Rep. John A. Torbett, R-Gaston, chair of the N.C. House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long-Term Funding Solutions and...

Commissioner comments on COVID-19 in Hyde County

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Editor's note: Tom Pahl is Ocracoke's Hyde County commissioner and offers these comments following the Hyde County commissioner's monthly meeting held virtually via Facebook...

2020 Census too costly to ignore

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Hyde County, North Carolina Editor’s note: Hyde County has one of the lowest census response rates in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...