Rep. Paul Tine opposes “game fish bill”

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Representative Tine an­nounced today that he strongly opposes House Bill 983 entitled, 2013 Fisheries Economic Develop­ment Act. “This bill is a thinly-veiled effort by special...

Ocracoke Community Park Becomes a Reality

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May 2013 On an ordinary Tues­day evening in April, something quite ex­traordinary happened on Ocracoke. The Ocracoke Community Park Committee announced that the island’s long dreamed-of...

 Ferry tolls, channel dredging and Highway 12 are continued woes

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April 2013 by Connie Leinbach Ocracoke islanders and visitors have geared up for another ferry toll fight this spring. Eliminate all tolls on ferries in North Carolina...

New manager from Hyde County is from Ocracoke

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April 2013 by Connie Leinbach It’s a new day in Hyde County and islander Bill Rich, as the newly ap­pointed county manager is eager to help....

 Ocracoke English teacher wins “Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament”

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      June 2011 By  Connie Leinbach Ocracoke School Eng­lish teacher Charles Temple put the na­tional spotlight on Ocracoke May 13 when he won the first ever “Jeopardy!...

Ocracokers Continue to Fight for No Ferry Tolls and the Rights...

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May 2013Connie LeinbachJust as one issue Ocracok­ers have been dealing with lately gets resolved, another one pops up.The regular ferry from Hat­teras to Ocracoke...

ABC Store on Ocracoke Island Runs A’Ground

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August 2010 By Ruth Fordon “How can a liquor store go broke?” wondered is­land residents. Deliveries to both the Swan Quarter and Ocracoke ABC stores were...

Hands Across the Sand

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   August 2010 By Lou Ann Homan I first heard about Hands Across the Sand as snow was still falling in the Midwest. I could only...