The great Ocracoke October artists’ incursion

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By Peter Vankevich In early October, one may have noticed several artists at work throughout the village. My curiosity was piqued--enough to recall Redford and Newman,...

Feeling too blue? Professional help is available

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Part I of II October 2014 By T.L. Grace West Part of living on an island means tuning into the weather and to each other. There is a...

Heart like a river: local author keeps ancestor’s Civil War stories...

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September 2014 By Peter Vankevich Islander-author Pat Garber might not be here had it not been for Gen. George Armstrong Custer. She revealed this Aug. 19 during...

Gaskill takes fig cake bake-off traditional honors, Vankevich innovative

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September 2014 A Fig Cake Bake-off and end-of-summer celebration in Community Square Aug. 15 salvaged some of the festivities of the canceled July 4 on...

Lou Castro: A front man, side man, Lou does it...

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July 2014 By Connie Leinbach                                        ...

Down Creek Gallery changes ownership

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Down Creek Gallery, 260 Irvin Garrish Highway, in the heart of the village next to Community Square has a new owner. Islander Marissa Gross...

Ten Thousand Breakfasts: A tale of Wonder by Ann Ehringhaus

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Book review by Peter Vankevich What’s it like to run a bed and breakfast? This is a thought that many have fantasized over. Ann Ehringhaus...

‘A Tale of Blackbeard’ is the talk of Ocracoke

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June 2014 By Connie Leinbach The revival of the play “A Tale of Blackbeard” after a 20-year hiatus is the talk of Ocracoke. An original musical...

Why nine years later is Katy Mitchell singing the blues?

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review by Peter Vankevich When Katy Mitchell was 15, she entered Ocracoke’s Sound¬side Studios to record her first album, “Baby It’s You,” which was released...

Lauren Strohl and Graceful Bakery

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Delayed by a few days due to Hurricane Arthur, Graceful Bakery opened today (Monday, July 7 2014). It is located on Back Rd. adjacent...