Eduardo to vie for best seafood taco

Ocracoke’s own Eduardo Chavez will once again compete for top chef honors at 2 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Day at the Docks Seafood...

Ocracoke Health Center seeks a new doctor

Dr. Erin Baker is leaving the Ocracoke Health Center.

A new headstone for an island son

By Connie Leinbach Old time island character “Little” Jake Alligood lived his life in the shadow of his more colorful father, “Old” Jake Alligood. The two...

Sonya Allen: Communicating through art

By Peter Vankevich For many people, creating art is therapeutic, a nice respite from the many demands and challenges of daily life. What is depicted...

Kayaking on the Pamlico Sound: A hug from the water

By TL Grace West Carl Sagan once said, “Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known.” For me, that somewhere is on a kayak in the...

Ocracoke Fig Festival starts today through Saturday

The 9th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival begins tomorrow afternoon (Aug. 4) with a sold out dinner with guest Restaurateur and Chef Ricky Moore, of...

Coins adorn Ocracoke Island tombstones

Originally published in August 2022 By Philip Howard  Historic Howard Street, a one-lane, unpaved road on Ocracoke, has a number of family cemeteries along it, and...

Fig classes to be held on Ocracoke

Hyde County’s Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent, CatieJo Black, will teach two fresh fig cooking classes on Ocracoke Aug. 1 and 2 in...

Ocracoke inspires books of all kinds

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

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...