State Senate candidate Futrell has strong Ocracoke roots

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By Peter Vankevich Editor’s note: The Ocracoke Observer will publish a series of articles this year on candidates seeking to represent Ocracoke.  By Peter Vankevich Many of...

Hyde County manager issues budget statement

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Hyde County Manager, Bill Rich, delivered his annual budget address to Hyde County Board of Commissioners at their monthly meeting May 2.  A public hearing...

Brownie Futrell to speak at Hyde Chamber luncheon

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State Senate candidate (District 1, which includes Ocracoke) Brownie Futrell will be the featured speaker for the Hyde County Chamber spring luncheon, open to...

John Willis Burrus: 1956 to 2016

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John “Johnny” Willis Burrus, 59, died May 9 in his home in Hookerton, Green County. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday...

British Cemetery remembrance on Friday

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  Every May, the War Graves Committee on Hatteras remembers the sinking of British war ships by German U-boats off the coast here in World War...

Jazz house concert Friday open to all

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Ann Ehringhaus will host two jazz concerts with Mahalo Jazz featuring Alison Wiener on piano and Robbie Link on the double bass in Oscar’s...

Week of May 9 island live entertainment and events

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Tuesday, May 10 Coyote Den; Community Square; Open Jam, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 Ocracoke Civic and Business Association monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Community Center Gaffer’s: Free...

It’s time to get ferry replacement funding out of the ARPO

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Islanders interested in voicing their concerns to the NC State General Assembly about whether or not to toll the Hatteras Ferry to garner money...

DMV mobile unit to return to island May 20

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Raleigh--The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles will return to Ocracoke from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 20, and will be located in the...