New Ocracoke eatery Stockroom Street Food to open on Sunday

By Connie Leinbach Austin Daniel thinks Ocracoke is ready for his brand of cooking that has Thai, South Pacific and Middle Eastern influences. His Stockroom Street...

Something’s in the air, not just the hair

By Kelley Shinn Ocracoke, we need to have a serious conversation—about hairspray, and other things.  Given everything we have collectively been through since Hurricane Dorian struck...

Prickly plants in Ocracoke’s sand

By Pat Garber One day this winter, while searching for cold-stunned sea turtles on the Ocracoke beach, I brushed against the spines of a prickly...

Family, friends of missing woman continue search

Correction: North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is the name of the agency that has jurisdiction. The original story misnamed the agency. By Connie Leinbach James Weekley...

Passenger ferry between Ocracoke and Hatteras to begin May 25

To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach The passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke will begin May 25 and...

Game-changing Starlink internet technology lands on Ocracoke

By Richard Taylor After struggling with often slow or freezing internet connections following Hurricane Dorian and the COVID-19 pandemic, 47 Ocracoke school students and teachers...

New task force to tackle N.C. 12 hotspots

Coming up with short- and long-term solutions for seven hotspots for ocean overwash along the highway, from the base of the Basnight Bridge on Pea Island to Ocracoke, will be the work of the recently launched N.C. 12 Taskforce, based in Dare County.

‘Ocracoke’ the horror movie? Stand by

By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke over the years has been well-documented in video productions from its famous “hoi-toide” brogue to lots of footage featuring the much-awarded...

N.C. Ferry Division explains canceling numerous Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicle ferry runs

Note: The last day for the passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke will be Monday (Sept. 6). Vehicle ferries run all year. See schedule...
Dave O'Neal in his Down Point Decoys Shop Ocracoke, N.C.

Collectors flock to Dave O’Neal’s Downpoint Decoy Shop

By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke’s first Waterfowl Festival on April 21 in the school gym will celebrate renowned island carver Dave O’Neal. When you step inside his...