Government shutdown impacts Cape Hatteras National Seashore but beach permits available

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By Connie Leinbach While the National Park Service Visitors Center is closed on Ocracoke by the partial federal government shutdown, anglers who want to fish...

Ocracoke events Oct. 30 to Nov. 2

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Tuesday, Oct. 30 Gaffer’s: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker, 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 31 Gaffer’s: DJ Dance Party, 9 pm Thursday, Nov. 1 Ocracoke Decoy Carver's Guild meeting, Community Center,...

Islanders and visitors witness partial solar eclipse

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For Ocracoke news, click here By Connie Leinbach All over Ocracoke, people were looking up from about 2 p.m. onward  to witness a once-in-a-lifetime event on Monday—a...

Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board outlines guidelines for grant requests

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here Date: January 15, 2018 To: Ocracoke Organizations Requesting Occupancy Tax Funds From: Bob Chestnut, Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board Chairman The...

Pamlico Sound ferry routes to resume winter schedule Dec. 24

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The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry System will resume its regular schedule between Cedar Island, Ocracoke and Swan Quarter on Tuesday, Dec. 24. The...

Virus numbers decreasing; governor eases some restrictions

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From our news sources With COVID-19 numbers decreasing in North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday eased some restrictions. Cooper lifted the Modified Stay at Home...

 Ocracoke Students honored for academic achievement

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  En español By Peter Vankevich  While Ocracoke School recently got  an A as rated by the by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), 18 students from...

Fifth-grader Daymon Scott Esham is the star at OPS art auction

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By Peter Vankevich The David Williams House, headquarters of the Ocracoke Preservation Society, was packed Saturday evening as people at the "Ocracoke Through Your Eyes"...

Immunizations protect people of all ages

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Editor's note: below is important information regarding vaccinations from Elizabeth Dyer, Hyde County's public health nurse. Many adults are familiar with the recommendation to get a...

Long-route ferries to Ocracoke to do one run each Thursday morning...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018: As Hurricane Michael made landfall near Panama City, Florida, at 1:30 this afternoon as...