Blackbeards Pirate Jamboree 2017

Pirate Jamboree commemorates Blackbeard’s last stand

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By Richard Taylor Fair weather and large crowds went hand-in-hand contributing to a successful 2017 Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree during Halloween weekend, Oct 27 to 29. A...

Islander sends his nightly taps into the world

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d38hLE7Jpgc Gary Davis plays taps each night at sunset on the porch of his Lighthouse Road home. Video by Peter Vankevich

Hyde County Commissioners meeting tonight

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The monthly Hyde County Commissioners meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. today (Dec. 7) in the Hyde County Government Center Multi-Use Room in Swan Quarter, and...

Renowned cardiologist Joseph Babb: 1939 to 2018

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Dr. Joseph Dolby Babb, 79, of Winterville and Ocracoke, died Sept. 6 in a car accident. Born April 16, 1939, in Columbus, Ohio, he was the husband of Margo Babb. He and Margo loved Ocracoke, the island community and visited their island home frequently

Ocracoke Child Care will close for the season from Dec. 1...

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Press Release November 5, 2014 Ocracoke Child Care will close for the season from Dec. 1 to March 1. The board of directors made the...

Hyde County now confirms first COVID-19 case

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Hyde County Health Department today (April 29) announced the first official laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19 in Hyde County.  Hyde County Health Director Luana Gibbs...

Healthy Holiday Health Fair set for Saturday

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For Ocracoke news, click here  A holiday health fair will take place  this Saturday (Nov. 18) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ocracoke fire...

NC 12 on Ocracoke reopens, ferry service resumes

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Feb. 10, 2016 The NC Department of Transportation today reopened Highway 12 on Ocracoke. The first ferry left Hatteras  1 p.m., with a departure from Ocracoke at...

Civic meeting venue Wednesday changed to inside the passenger ferry

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach  The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association is changing the venue for tomorrow night’s...

Important election issues are at state, national levels in the general...

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          By Peter Vankevich Hyde County elections on Ocracoke’s ballot Nov. 4, will take a second seat to many important state-wide ones. The reason?  Little...