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...

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...

Holiday lights honored in Island Celebration

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One businesses and four island residences were awarded prizes Wednesday night in the Island Celebration, a judging of holiday lights, sponsored by the Ocracoke Civic...

OCBA civic meeting to be held Wednesday, another Hyde County meeting...

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association civic affairs meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday,...

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...

OcraCats’ quest for Blackbeard’s Cat

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By Bailey Herndon Did Blackbeard have a cat on his ill-fated Adventure? OcraCats is trying to discover just that, and the search for Blackbeard’s cat has...

Hyde’s 1857 Octagon House open June 1 for visitors

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Hyde County’s historic Octagon House will be open for visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1.   Volunteers will be on hand to...

OCBA seeks part-time administrator

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The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Inc., is seeking a year-round, part-time Administrator, 20 to 25 hours per week, three to five days per...

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...

OCBA hires new executive director

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The Ocracoke Civic and Business Association has hired Ocracoke Islander Helena Stevens as executive director following a four-month search.  Stevens was selected from among six...