Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board reopens grant process

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The Ocracoke Occupancy Tax board will entertain new, modified or additional grant proposals for essential needs focusing on infrastructure. The board made the announcement after...

OCBA to hold virtual meeting Thursday night

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association will hold a virtual meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday (April 16)...

Easter Sunrise Service to be held in Variety Store parking lot

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Text and Photos by Peter Vankevich Ocracoke has a tradition that the island’s two churches hold a joint Easter sunrise service on the beach....

Third Annual Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival canceled

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Text and photos by Peter Vankevich Another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Third Annual Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival, scheduled for May 2 has officially been...

Outer Banks Community Foundation statement on coronavirus

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March 12, 2020 Like so many members of our community, the staff and board of the Outer Banks Community Foundation are closely monitoring COVID-19. Internally,...

Community input on temporary travel trailers sought

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By Connie Leinbach Stevie Wilson wants islanders to carefully consider amending the Ocracoke Development Ordinance to temporarily allow multiple travel trailers on properties. Ocracoke County Commissioner...

Ocracoke UMC to open ‘Warm Center’ today

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The Ocracoke United Methodist church today will open its fellowship hall from noon to 5 p.m. for folks to gather on a winter afternoon. “We’re...

Eagle Scout candidates aid Ocracats

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By Rita Thiel Craftsmanship, dedication, and leadership were in evidence as three Eagle Scout candidates from Cary delivered their final projects to Ocracoke--handmade feeding stations...

Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority to take over marketing of island

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The Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority has voted to assume the promotion duties for Ocracoke Island and as of June 30 will no longer contract...

Ocracoke Preservation Society annual wassail party and quilt raffle today

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Dec. 10. The Ocracoke Preservation Society will hold its annual Wassail Party today in...