State budget passes Senate, no priority pass fees

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By Connie Leinbach and Peter Vankevich Good news for Ocracoke, the newly crafted state budget approved by the Senate Wednesday has no new attacks on the...

Events on Ocracoke week of July 10 to 16

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Summer is in full swing on the island and there's lots going on this week. Updated July 10; 2 p.m. Monday, July 10 Community Center: Hyde County...

OPS to celebrate Irvin Garrish

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If you’ve ever wondered who Irvin Garrish was and why Ocracoke’s main road was named after him, then save the date for Saturday, April 16, to...

Hyde County votes Red

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By Peter Vankevich While the country awaits the results of the presidential election, here’s a look at some of the local and still unofficial voting...

Lady Dolphins game postponed, bad weather strikes again

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The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins playoff game against the Lejeune Devil Pups scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb 24) has been canceled due to inclement weather....

Outer Banks Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

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From our news sources The Outer Banks Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications on its website: www.obcf.org. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March...

N.C. Ferry System to begin transition to fall schedules next week

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MANNS HARBOR – The annual transition to shoulder-season ferry schedules will begin next week for the North Carolina Ferry System. Over the next six weeks,...

Ocracoke on extended power outage

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N.C. Press Association award-winner, 2017. July 27, 2017 Ocracoke has been without power since 4:30 this morning when a transmission cable strapped to the Bonner Bridge...

Susan Dodd: Creating art for a cause

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By Connie Leinbach After a successful career as a novelist, Susan Dodd realized she is really a visual artist. For almost two decades, the islander has...

Hyde County budget workshop scheduled for Tuesday

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will hold a 2020-2021 budget workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June...