Ocracoke inspires books of all kinds

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By Connie Leinbach A place with a spectacular landscape and colorful history is bound to attract writers of all stripes and Ocracoke certainly does that. During...

Remarkable women of the Outer Banks get their own book

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By Peter Vankevich Hannah Bunn West has shone a spotlight on some little-known, impactful women in the history of the Outer Banks. Her new book, “Remarkable...

Shakespeare troupe to visit Ocracoke this week

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coke Preservation Society Museum, 49 Water Plant Rd.

Ocrafolk Festival set for early June

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Scenes from last year's festival are in the slideshow below. The 22nd annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival will be held on the grounds of...

Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival set for April 23

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The fourth annual Ocracoke Island Waterfowl Festival, produced by the nonprofit Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild, is set to take place from 9 a.m....

Postponed: OPS art auction scheduled for Jan. 22

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The Ocracoke Preservation Society will hold its annual “Ocracoke Through Your Eyes” art auction at 5 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Ocracoke Community Center.

Reggae visits Ocracoke

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By Peter Vankevich For years, islanders have seen – and many have gotten to know -- a constantly smiling, charming person of a stunning appearance:...

Crossing the Rift: NC poets reflect on 9/11 & its aftermath

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By Peter Vankevich Poets have a long tradition of reacting to major – often tragic events. One of the most notable being W.H. Auden in...

Ocracoke events Sept. 6 to 12

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Tuesday, Sept. 7Coyote Music Den, 13 Cabana Dr: Coyote Backyard Concert, 8 pm. All concerts are sliding scale “pay what you can” at the...

Ocracoke events Aug. 30 to Sept. 5

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Monday, Aug. 30Friends of the Library Used Book Sale, Ocracoke Community Library (inside Deepwater Theater), 3 to 7 pm Monday through Friday; 9 am...