Waterfowl Festival is an island morale booster

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By Connie Leinbach Duck decoys made on Ocracoke are some of the most unusual ever crafted. That’s the assessment of Chase Luker of New Holland on...

Was ‘The Lost Colony’ really lost or just decamped to Hatteras...

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By Peter Vankevich Scott Dawson is on a mission for the Lost Colony truth. The native of Hatteras Island, or as he might prefer, Croatoan, has...

Ocracoke and Sable islands: Kindred spirits with shipwrecks, horses and a...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Note: While preparing a Birds of Ocracoke profile on the Savannah  “Ipswich” Sparrow, a...

From the archives: A look at Ocracoke’s first 4th of July...

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Since 4th of July events on Ocracoke were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic,  we thought it  would be interesting to take...

Oral history workshop at NCCAT Thursday/Taller de historia oral en el...

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Professor Hannah Gill, associate director, Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, will be on...

Sallie Senseney, UNC distinguished alumna, got her start at Ocracoke School

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Sallie Senseney, a tenth-grade science teacher at her alma mater, Mountain Heritage...

A father inspires a love of Ocracoke

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By Everett Long III In 1946, my father, Everett Long Jr. of Frankford, Delaware, started our family’s love for Ocracoke Island. He landed his plane on...

Once secret Beach Jumpers return to Ocracoke Island

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Editor's note: We meant to post this in September of 2019, but Hurricane Dorian hit on Sept. 6 and upturned everything. By Rita Thiel Clothed in...

From the archives: Coupe Poor Submarine Carolina Man Learns

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here This story was picked up by several national news sources, including the Daily Review (Hayward, California) in...

Len Skinner’s legacy: art all around Ocracoke Village

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By Rita Thiel Finding the essence of an artist is a difficult, if not impossible, task, as the heart of many artists lies deep within,...