Village Craftsmen reopens after Dorian

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By Peter Vankevich Six months out from Hurricane Dorian, Ocracoke continues to move forward as another business reopened its doors. One of the oldest fine crafts...

Looking back: New pastor’s intro to Ocracoke is a baptism by...

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By Peter Vankevich As the year winds down, there is the realization that Hurricane Dorian's damage will continue to impact almost all aspects of Ocracoke. ...

To My Ocracoke: A Love Letter from the North Carolina Poet...

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Editor's note: Jaki Shelton Green was appointed last year by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as North Carolina's ninth Poet Laureate.  She is a...

Art and marine science converge in Val Kells’ illustrations

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Editor's note: Val Kells is partnering with Candice Cobb and and Melanie Wall of Bread & Butter Screen Printing to sell T-shirts.  All profits...

New United Methodist pastor: ‘Come walk with me’

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By Peter Vankevich Some folks early in life know what they want to be when they grow up. Ocracoke United Methodist Church’s new pastor, Susie Fitch-Slater,...

North Carolina’s most remote health clinic? 

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The Ocracoke Seafood Festival, to benefit the health center, will be held from 3 to 10 pm, Saturday, Aug. 31, in the Berkley Barn. By...

Ocracoke Station and Beachcomber Campground sold

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich The Ocracoke Station & Beachcomber campground is under new ownership and plans are...

Len Skinner’s legacy: art all around Ocracoke Village

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By Rita Thiel Finding the essence of an artist is a difficult, if not impossible, task, as the heart of many artists lies deep within,...

Howard Street’s ‘cool’ house

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text and photos by Peter Vankevich Strolling along Ocracoke’s historic Howard Street, you may think there...

Teas for all palates in Moonraker Tea Shop

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Editor's note: This story was first published in the September 2018 Ocracoke Observer and is...