Ward Garrish has an alternative theory about the Lost Colony

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Update: Ward Garrish died December 14 at his home on Ocracoke  His obituary can be read here. By Pat Garber The story of the Lost Colony,...

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...

One hundred years ago: Indian runner duck eggs for sale

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For Ocracoke news, click here  By Peter Vankevich Raising chickens for eggs on Ocracoke is popular these day. We found this advertisement by islander M.L. Piland...

Shipwrecks at Ocracoke

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August 2011 By Pat Garber While walking the Ocracoke beach the other day, just north of the pony pens, I stopped to study a configu­ration...

A Trip to Portsmouth Island with the Austins: More Than Just...

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July 2013 By Pat Garber Off the coast of east­ern North Caro­lina lies the re­mote island of Portsmouth, renowned for birds, sea­shells, and history. Acces­sible only...

Artists of Ocracoke- Elizabeth Parsons, Folk Artist

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August 2009 By Ruth Fordon Just past the Ocracoke Lighthouse and before the corner to Springers Point Trail, look to your right and you will see...

NPS seeks comments on Ocracoke Light Station preservation; virtual meeting tonight

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By Connie Leinbach The Ocracoke Light Station is the heartbeat of the island and should be preserved. So said Mickey Hoggard via her neighbor Trudy Austin....

Beach discovery is a prehistoric portal in time

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Editor’s note: Spellings of Croatan and Croatoan appear in this story. Neither is definitive. May 2015 By Pat Garber Standing on the shore of Ocracoke Island and...

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,...

Dan Robinson’s lifelong love of decoy carving will be on display...

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By Peter Vankevich Dan Robinson always loved the outdoors. Growing up in Beaufort County, he and his friends did just about everything outside, but he especially...