Coastal Land Trust purchases final parcel of Ocracoke’s storied Springer’s Point

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The North Carolina Coastal Land Trust recently completed the purchase of 8.63 acres at the entrance to the Springer’s Point Preserve here, describing the...

Dangerous rip currents expected on Outer Banks this weekend but no...

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From our news services The National Weather Forecast Service out of Newport/Morehead City today (Sept. 30) is warning that despite Hurricane Sam remaining well out...

More parking opens along Lighthouse Road

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Visitors to the Ocracoke lighthouse and Springer's Point have two new parking areas along Lighthouse Road. In July, a new parking area opened at Martha...

Ocracoke events Sept. 26 to Oct. 3

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Tuesday, Sep. 28Post Dorian support/grief group – free. For residents and their families coping with hurricane PTSD and COVID; meets virtually every Tuesday from...

Ocracoke character Captain Carl “Bigfoot” Olshenske: 1944 to 2021

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Capt. Carl Olshenske, 77, died unexpectedly on Sept. 22 in his home in Islamorada, Florida. Born on March 20, 1944, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was...

New N.C. coalition to focus on wind power

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Staff report courtesy of CoastalReview.org. A new coalition of organizations that work to protect North Carolina’s environment is turning its attention to offshore wind. The...

N.C. officials urge vaccinations to combat COVID-19

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By Connie Leinbach With a massive fourth wave, this week the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 hit 675,000, surpassing that of the 1918 influenza outbreak...

Ocracoke events Sept. 20 to 26

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Tuesday, Sept. 21The Moonraker Tea Shop will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival. The shop will offer traditional Chinese moon cakes and two or three...

Moon festival to welcome fall on Ocracoke

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The Moonraker Tea Shop will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival on Sept. 21, a full moon night. The shop will offer traditional Chinese moon cakes...

Ocracoke Wellness Collective: More than a spa–updated

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Editor's note: The open house originally reported for Saturday, Sept. 25, has been postponed to mid-October, date TBD. By Connie Leinbach The body is a map...