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...

Message in a bottle found on Ocracoke came from Canada

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By Connie Leinbach Flotsam bottles containing messages are one of those treasures that beachcombers dream of finding. Roy and Ann Huntley of Raleigh, who have a...

Hurricane season is just around the corner and we name names

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By Peter Vankevich No official statements regarding how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season have yet been made, but changes may be forthcoming. For more than...

‘Ocracoke Through Your Eyes’ virtual art auction a success

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By Peter Vankevich On Ocracoke, there are few social gatherings in the heart of winter. One of them for many years has been the...

Lucy Stowe: observing the weather on Hatteras

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From information by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Weather is a huge part of life on the islands on the edge, especially on days like...

New CD salutes Ocracoke’s cowboy heritage

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By Connie Leinbach and Peter Vankevich To listen to Streets of Laredo that appears on this album, click below. https://ocracokeobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Streets-of-Laredo9.mp3 Ocracoke Island is not the Wild West,...

Ocracoke Preservation Society to hold online art auction

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The annual Ocracoke Through Your Eyes Art Auction on Jan. 23 will be completely online. Bidding is open and some bids are already in and...

Former Ocracoke County Commissioner Tom Pahl looks back

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich When Tom Pahl was sworn in as Ocracoke Township’s county commissioner four...

Was ‘The Lost Colony’ really lost or just decamped to Hatteras...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Scott Dawson is on a mission for the Lost Colony truth. The native...

Island ‘Jeopardy!’ champion reminisces about his 2011 win and the late...

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Updated: Alex Trebek's last aired show will be in January, "Jeopardy!" recently announced. See below. By Connie Leinbach To catch up on Ocracoke news and much...