Hyde County Board of Education selects new superintendent

The Hyde County Board of Education Monday night selected Dr. Melanie Shaver, principal of Foothills Community School, Marion, McDowell County, as the new superintendent...

Former Superintendent Steve Basnight injured; father killed in head-on Currituck collision

By Richard Taylor Retired Hyde County Superintendent of Schools Steve Basnight III was injured and his father, Steve Basnight Jr., died of injuries following a...

Ocracoke School honors its high achieving students

For the Ocracoke School third nine-week grading period, 28 students made the honor roll, 22 made the principal's list along with 32 who were...

Hyde County Schools appoints interim superintendent

From our news services Hyde County Schools today swore in Steven G. Blackstock as interim superintendent since today marks the last day for Superintendent Stephen...

Dolphins squeeze out thrilling March madness baseball victory over Hurricanes

By Richard Taylor  Call it Ocracoke’s never-give-up attitude, a full moon on the rise or the luck of the Irish. Dolphin baseballers pulled off a...

Ukrainian exchange student in Ocracoke is far from her besieged country–updated

Sonya Voitenko, a Ukrainian exchange student at Ocracoke School, is putting on a brave face as her family weathers warfare in Ukraine.

Lady Dolphins fall in state basketball tournament

Ocracoke’s Cinderella hoops season came to an end Feb. 24 as the ninth-seeded Chatham Central Bears overcame the long trip from Bear Creek to the island, to beat the eighth-seeded Lady Dolphins 44-34 in the second round of the East 1A playoffs.

Lady Dolphins advance in East 1A playoffs; face Chatham Central Bears...

By Richard Taylor Ocracoke put on a powerful “palindromic” performance Tuesday, trouncing the Triangle Math and Science Academy Tigers from Cary in the first round...

Ocracoke events Feb. 22 to 27; Lady Dolphins to vie in...

Tuesday, Feb. 22The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins varsity basketball team will play in the first round of the Eastern Division 1A state playoffs against the...

Lady Dolphins advance to state playoffs despite loss in conference tournament

The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins varsity basketball team may have fallen in the first round of the Atlantic 5 (1A) conference tournament on Wednesday, but the team’s impressive season earned them a berth in the first round of the Eastern Division state playoffs.