New bill would give N.C. Ferry System access to federal grant...

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By Sam Walker, OBX Today. Reprinted by permission. A recently introduced bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would allow the North Carolina Ferry System...

Ocracoke events Nov. 22 to 28–updated

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Wednesday, Nov. 24Thanksgiving Bake Sale, 1 pm. Variety Store parking lot. Proceeds benefit the Ocracoke United Methodist Church. Thursday, Nov. 25Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot....

Traffic roundabout opens in Rodanthe

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Traffic on N.C. Highway 12 through the Outer Banks village of Rodanthe, Dare County, moved onto a new roundabout on Friday. The roundabout is part...

Newly repaired Methodist Church sanctuary set to reopen Sunday

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By Richard Taylor Ocracoke United Methodist Church will have much to celebrate this Thanksgiving as the church returns to in-sanctuary services at 10 a.m. Sunday. This...

Ocracoke gets redistricted by the General Assembly

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By Peter Vankevich With the newly redrawn voting maps, Hyde County will be in three new voting districts next year unless a court orders them...

Runners converge on Ocracoke for 5K/10K, half-marathon

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It may not have been the largest group in the Runfest Weekend’s several years in existence, but the 10th annual 5K/10K and half-marathon runners were happy to be back on Ocracoke Nov. 13 and 14.

Ocracoke TDA to meet Wednesday

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The Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday (Nov. 17) virtually and will be viewable on Facebook live on the Hyde...

Festival Latino de Ocracoke set for this weekend

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The 4th annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke will take place on Ocracoke Nov. 19 and 20. Produced by island non-profit Ocracoke Alive, in partnership...

N.C. Shell Club donates to the OVFD

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By Peter Vankevich Although the North Carolina Shell Club has not held its annual spring meeting on Ocracoke for two years due to the COVID-19...

A thank-you to Ocracoke; woman lost in October boating accident officially...

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Local authorities in late October suspended the search for Savannah Grant, 27, of Fairmont, West Virginia, who went missing Oct. 9 following a boating accident off Portsmouth Island during stormy weather.