Two new businesses open in October

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Ocracoke saw two new businesses open in October. Native Seafood, owned by Farris and Chrissy O’Neal, opened in the former Carl O’Neal’s Dockside building...

Pirate Jamboree rocks the island

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By Connie Leinbach Organizers of the Second Annual Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree were thrilled about the success of this post-season event despite the threat of serious...

Ocracoke Community Park golf cart raffle has a winner

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Updated Nov. 3, 2014 1:31 p.m. Ralph and Linda Whiteman of Winchester, KY, won the Ocracoke Community Park golf cart raffle that took place at...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Seasonal ORV Routes

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National Park Service News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE:  October 28, 2014 CONTACT: Cyndy M. Holda, Public Affairs Specialist, (252) 475-9034 Cape Hatteras National Seashore Seasonal ORV...

Board of Commissioners to hold public hearing regarding Ocracoke travel trailer...

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The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will conduct public hearing on  an amendment in the Hyde County Code, Ocracoke Development Ordinance, Section 36-181 on...

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree on for this weekend

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The Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree is on as scheduled for this weekend in Ocracoke, Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. The committee wants to do the event...

Joyce Midgett Spencer retires from the hardware store

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By Connie Leinbach An island era came to an end as Joyce Midgett Spencer concludes her final week after 37 years of working for the Variety Store, most...

Pirates to descend on Ocracoke for Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree Oct....

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By Connie Leinbach Madame Grace of Blackbeard’s Pirate Crew says the purpose of their living history encampments is to ignite peoples’ imaginations, and that’s what...

Caesar: the earliest notable black resident of North Carolina

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By Connie Leinbach New research by author-historian Kevin Duffus of Raleigh has revealed that the positive identification of an African-American member of Blackbeard’s crew provides...

Important election issues are at state, national levels in the general...

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          By Peter Vankevich Hyde County elections on Ocracoke’s ballot Nov. 4, will take a second seat to many important state-wide ones. The reason?  Little...