Shoaling forces limited Pamlico Sound ferry routes starting Saturday

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For Ocracoke news, click here Critical shoaling in the channel at Bigfoot Slough outside Ocracoke's harbor has prompted the North Carolina Ferry Division to modify...

Returning to the Hatteras short route has no simple answers

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For Ocracoke news, click here By Connie Leinbach If the short ferry route between Ocracoke and Hatteras can ever come back, it will take a dedicated...

Ferry Division adds more runs between Ocracoke, Hatteras today

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For Ocracoke news, click here. The North Carolina Ferry System will switch to its spring schedule today (Tuesday, April 11), adding more runs to the Hatteras-Ocracoke...

Ferry Division April meeting on Tuesday to focus on Hatteras Inlet

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For Ocracoke news, click here. The monthly meeting in April with Ferry Division officials will be at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in the...

Cedar Island ferry to Ocracoke runs aground, long-route schedule to be...

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  For Ocracoke news, click here. A Cedar Island ferry that ran aground near the mouth of Ocracoke's Silver Lake Harbor this morning was freed after...

Acting Ferry Division director urges islanders to support passenger ferry and...

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For Ocracoke news, click here. By Connie Leinbach Acting Ferry Division Director Jed Dixon said Monday he thinks the advent of passenger ferry service in 2018...

Ed Goodwin out as N.C. Ferry Director 

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For Ocracoke news, click here.  Jan. 31, 2017.  5:25 p.m. By Peter Vankevich and Connie Leinbach As of today, Ed Goodwin is no longer the N.C. Ferry...

Ferry priority pass fee has begun for island vendors

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For Ocracoke news, click here. By Connie Leinbach Vendors to Ocracoke have been purchasing passes to get into the priority loading lane for Ocracoke docks since Jan....

Islanders question ferry personnel firings, Hatteras Inlet operations

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By Connie Leinbach The Ocracoke community is buzzing over the firings Friday of 11 N.C. Ferry Division workers at the Silver Lake Ferry terminal operations. Word...