Dorian emphasizes the dangers of drilling

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Letter to the Editor Editor: With Hurricane Dorian upon us this week, everyone is preparing to batten down the hatches in anticipation of the coming storm....

A whale of a sighting

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Editor:Just last week, an aerial survey team from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium spotted a North Atlantic right whale mother and her newly born calf...

Open letter to the Hyde County Board of Commissioners

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March 17, 2015 Open letter to the Hyde County Board of Commissioners Ocracoke’s Occupancy Tax is the only opportunity for the people of Ocracoke to choose...

2013 BINGO SEASON ENDS

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As of August 27, 2013, the Ocracoke Fire De­partment ended the bingo season.At this time, there are no plans to continue bingo next year....

Regarding the Park Service Public Hearing

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Sept 2013 Ocracoke, NC July 17, 2013 I am J.S. Fletcher II, sev­enty-five years of age. When first on the Outer Banks, I remem­ber black or dark...

Beauty and the Beach: The case for carbon pricing

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Editor: The NYT article in Sunday's (March 14)  paper, "Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea?" reminds...

Letter to editor: blame elected officials for shooting massacre

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June 22, 2016 (updated) Concerning the recent massacre in Orlando, FL, and the many others before it.  We should look to those who are responsible...

OBX Community Foundation director explains disaster relief funds on Ocracoke

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Editor: In the weeks since Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Outer Banks, I have had the incredible privilege of witnessing a community coming together to...

Remembering Capt. Reid Robinson

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Reid Robinson, captain of the charter boat "The Devereaux," died in October. Editor: Ocracoke Island lost a colorful soul this past year, who gave us...

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...