Regional planners to continue ferry toll talk in January

Updated/corrected: Oct. 23; 2:32 p.m. By Connie Leinbach If the state General Assembly cannot get replacement ferry costs from a different funding stream in the state...

Deck fire, vehicle mishaps highlight a busy June

By Connie Leinbach As more people are on Ocracoke Island, the Hyde County sheriff deputies are busier. Capt. Joe Smith reported on a vehicle crash in...

Salvation Army sets up canteen on Ocracoke, Variety Store open

By Connie Leinbach The Salvation Army is on Ocracoke Island and began serving meals tonight in the Ocracoke Community Center. Several hundred islanders lined up for...

WOVV plans move, expansion

By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke’s community radio WOVV 90.1 FM is gearing up to be in larger digs by Decem­ber 1. Greg Honeycutt, board presi­dent, announced at...

Scientists studying the ocean currents that collide at Hatteras

For Ocracoke news, click here  By Pat Garber One afternoon in late March as I headed out the Airport ramp to the Ocracoke beach, I noticed...

Hyde commissioners meeting tonight is rescheduled to Monday

The Hyde County Board of Commissioners special May 14 meeting that was recessed and to be continued today (Thursday, May 28) at 6 p.m....

Life Saving Church launches fundraising campaign for tornado victims–update

Observer staff report Update Jan. 3, 2022: Pastor Ivey Belch of the Ocracoke Life Saving Church announced on Dec. 28 that the church received a...

Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to advise it on various fisheries issues. Two regional...

Letter to editor: blame elected officials for shooting massacre

June 22, 2016 (updated) Concerning the recent massacre in Orlando, FL, and the many others before it.  We should look to those who are responsible...

Eduardo competes in seafood throw down

Eduardo Chavez of Eduardo's Tacos of Ocracoke competes in the 2022 Seafood Throw Down in Hatteras.