Why do we feel so good on Ocracoke?

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By TL Grace West What is it about Ocracoke Island that contributes to what sometimes is called “Ocracoma,” feeling relaxed and “oh so good?” Growing scientific...

Community steel drum band in the works

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By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke will have its own community steel drum band this spring. Classes in Caribbean steel drums--open to anyone in the community ages 13...

Ward Garrish has an alternative theory about the Lost Colony

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Update: Ward Garrish died December 14 at his home on Ocracoke  His obituary can be read here. By Pat Garber The story of the Lost Colony,...

Mindfulness: Changing how your mind works

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Text and photo by TL Grace West Most of us are familiar with the often-used quote “all you can count on is change.” However, we hold...

Christmas traditions Ocracoke style

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By Rita Thiel Douglas fir trees for Christmas may be the norm elsewhere, but on Ocracoke where there are no fir trees, cedar tress have...

Music, food, games and more today and tomorrow at Festival Latino...

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Today, the third annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke continues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the School Road grounds of Books to Be...

Walk about Springer’s Point

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August 2013 By Samara Skinner   Springer’s Point is a 122 acre tract of land owned by NC Coastal Land Trust located on Ocracoke Island. The area...

Heard on Ocracoke: Emily Musolino

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By Peter Vankevich To listen to Emily's song, Bread N Water, click below.  After a few visits to the island, Singer-songwriter Emily Musolino of Durham has...

You Me Us is forged in love

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By Rita Thiel “You Me Us,” the jewelry shop at Oscar’s House B&B, reflects a lot of love--the love Robin Macek, proprietor and jewelry artist,...

Heard on Ocracoke: Todd Hoke

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By Peter Vankevich To listen to the song, Southland , plus a discussion on how it was recorded, scroll to the bottom of article.   Invited...