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...

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....

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...

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...

Opportunity looms to boost solar power in North Carolina

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By Sally Robertson Solar energy: What’s not to love? You take something that nature provides for free and turn it into electricity. It saves you...

In the heat of the summer is a good time to...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Many consider the fall as their favorite Ocracoke season weather-wise. It’s still summer-like and the...

The passenger ferry ripple effect and village safety redux

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The ongoing passenger-ferry saga has had its share of twists and turns.  In March when the nearly completed Ocracoke Express failed inspections, few islanders...
Plastic bag on bottom of ocean

The Blue Economy: A new way of looking at sustainable living

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here You may not yet have heard the term “blue economy,” but you probably will soon...

Seafood festival Aug. 31 will help the Ocracoke Health Center

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Is the Ocracoke Health Center the most important nonprofit on Ocracoke Island? Maybe so since one’s health is one’s most important asset, isn’t it? There is...

Letters to the editor: On more sidewalks; Ocrafolk festival admission

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Editor: I want to thank everyone responsible for putting in the stretch of sidewalk along Hwy 12 adjacent to the Berkley property. It is so...