Kitty Mitchell opens new art gallery

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Text and photos by Connie Leinbach Island artist Kitty Martin Mitchell has opened a studio and art gallery at 271 Irvin Garrish Highway, across from...

Ocracoke events for week of Tuesday, June 1, to June 6

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Tuesday, June 1Coyote Music Den, 13 Cabana Dr: Coyote Backyard Concert, 8 pm, featuring Kim France. All concerts are free; tips welcome at www.paypal.me/coyotemusicden or donate/more...

Ocrafolk Music & Storytelling Festival set for June 4 to 6

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The 21st annual Ocrafolk Music & Storytelling Festival from June 4 to 6 will be different this year and in a new location. The celebration...

A spiritual endeavor: The art of drum fishing

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text and photos by Michael Lydick It’s 10:30 at night, and I’m standing up to...

Events on Ocracoke May 17 to 23

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Live music and other events on Ocracoke Island, N.C., are slowly coming back. Tuesday, May 18Ocracoke Waterways Commission meets at 6 p.m. in the Ocracoke...

Heard on Ocracoke: Beleza

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By Peter Vankevich “Beleza, Tudo Beleza.” “Beautiful, everything beautiful” is a local greeting in Brazil’s Salvador, capital of the northeastern state of Bahia where Humberto...

Nathan Spencer: A native talent for waterfowl carving

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To read about this year's event, click: Waterfowl Festival is an island morale booster Text and photos by Peter Vankevich Nathan Spencer, this year’s Ocracoke Waterfowl...

Winnie Blount, matriarch of one Black family on Ocracoke

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Among the unusual street names on Ocracoke is one named Winnie Blount...

Jerniman’s opens its restaurant

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke got a new eatery on Friday when Jerniman’s opened their restaurant...

Message in a bottle found on Ocracoke came from Canada

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By Connie Leinbach Flotsam bottles containing messages are one of those treasures that beachcombers dream of finding. Roy and Ann Huntley of Raleigh, who have a...