Remembering artist and Ocracoke Island friend Doug Hoover

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By Connie Leinbach A beloved off-island artist, Douglas W. Hoover, 52, of Archdale, Guilford County, died Aug. 14 of natural causes in the Hospice Home...

Amazing outdoor showers on Ocracoke

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By Connie Leinbach Chad Macek had never taken an outdoor shower until he visited Ocracoke in 2013. “It was amazing,” he said about that first time....

The five sea turtles of the Outer Banks

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This is a supplement to an earlier feature on the nesting success of sea turtles. By Peter Vankevich Worldwide, there are only seven species of...

Gary Mitchell would like the world to agree–at least on love

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By Peter Vankevich Gary Mitchell says he’s not a prolific songwriter, but one of his songs speaks to the times and has gotten more airplay...

Winnie Blount, matriarch of one Black family on Ocracoke

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By Connie Leinbach Among the unusual street names on Ocracoke is one named Winnie Blount Road, which is off Cedar Lane alongside the bank. Across the...

Henry’s bread pudding: an accidental discovery

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By Henry Schliff and Grace West If you’re looking for a way to use leftover bread while creating a sweet treat for breakfast or dessert,...

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...

Dale Russell and the rusty chains

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich This headline is not about a music group. Conventional wisdom says one...

Netflix gives the ‘Outer Banks’ a try

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  April 20, 2020 Reprinted courtesy of the Outer Banks Voice  By Peter Hummers For a remote group of barrier islands,...

New Ocracoke United Methodist minister arrives

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By Peter Vankevich It was a beautiful Sunday morning just before 10 a.m., the Fourth of July. On the lawn outside the Ocracoke United Methodist Church...