Old salt Captain Woody Outlaw recalls his seafaring days

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Text and photos by Connie Leinbach Woody Outlaw still vividly remembers the night he saved a ferry boat captain. Outlaw, a native of Wanchese, is a...

Christmas traditions Ocracoke style

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By Rita Thiel Douglas fir trees for Christmas may be the norm elsewhere, but on Ocracoke where there are no fir trees, cedar tress have...

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,...

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...

Ocracoke United Methodist Church to celebrate 75 years on Sunday

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Both island churches celebrate anniversaries this year and the Ocracoke United Methodist Church will be the first one to celebrate its 75th anniversary on...

From the archives: Ocracoke’s first 4th of July celebration

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This article appeared in the Wilmington Morning Star, July 6, 1914. We can’t vouch for all of the facts in this article, but we...

Ocracoke of yesteryear captured in new book

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By Rita Thiel Ocracoke of yesteryear is a glint in the memories of those who have called the island home for generations, but it is...

Martin Garrish’s musical journey told in new CD

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Editor's note: Wilmington musician John Golden has a longtime interest in and knowledge of coastal Carolina history, reflected in his original songs about coastal...

British Cemetery Ceremony honors ‘the bravest little ships’

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By Connie Leinbach The Royal Navy Patrol, of which the ill-fated HMT Bedfordshire was a part, put itself in harm’s way before any of the...

Ocracoke pony herd welcomes new foal

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The Ocracoke pony herd has a new member, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has announced. A new foal, Winnie was born on May 3. Her...