Passenger ferry funding approved; start time pending

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By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke got a step closer to the return of the passenger ferry this summer when the N.C. Senate today passed a bill...

Ocracoke tram service to include trial-run stop at island’s famous lighthouse–updated

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Update: Tram service to the lighthouse will begin as soon as the National Park...

Some overwash on Ocracoke between Pony Pens and north end ferry...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here NCDOT reported today that there is some sand and ocean overwash on Ocracoke Island...

NCDOT aims to reopen N.C. 12 on Ocracoke in November

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From our news sources, Sept. 19, 2019. 11:27 a.m. After catastrophic roadway damage from Hurricane Dorian on Ocracoke Island, the N.C. Department of Transportation will...

N.C. 12 to remain closed on Hatteras, Ocracoke until at least...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here From our news services Tides, winds and waves cause dune loss and ocean overwash in...

NC Transportation Board names new Oregon Inlet bridge after Marc Basnight

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March 7, 2019 Reprinted courtesy of the Island Free Press By Joy Crist The North Carolina State Board of Transportation today unanimously voted to name the new...

Passenger ferry service this summer for Ocracoke still in limbo

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Update/correction: The House today (June 9) passed S241 (described below) and it is on the Senate calendar Thursday morning at 10 a.m. The original...

Passenger ferry between Ocracoke and Hatteras remains popular

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From our news sources More than 16,500 people left their cars behind and used the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry this summer, and surveys revealed...

Islanders question ferry personnel firings, Hatteras Inlet operations

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By Connie Leinbach The Ocracoke community is buzzing over the firings Friday of 11 N.C. Ferry Division workers at the Silver Lake Ferry terminal operations. Word...
Marc Basnight Bridge Outer Banks, NC. Photo: C. Leinbach

Brief travel delays possible for N.C. 12 film shoot Tuesday

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From our news services NAGS HEAD – The Outer Banks is "going Hollywood" tomorrow for the filming of a General Motors car commercial along N.C. Highway 12. Very brief...