N.C. ferries assisting Ocracoke Island mandatory evacuation

M/V Carteret ferry. Photo: P. Vankevich Isaias now a hurricane; Hyde commissioners order evacuation of Ocracoke

Isaias now a hurricane; Hyde commissioners order evacuation of Ocracoke

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Volunteers still needed to rebuild island homes

United Methodist Disaster Response team organizes volunteers to hep rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian. Photo: C. Leinbach

Methodists suspend disaster recovery due to coronavirus

The North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church Disaster Ministries has suspended operations in all of its disaster ministries centers and satellite offices...

Dorian’s cost to Ferry Division tops $4 million

Reprinted courtesy of the Coastal Review Online  03/10/2020 By Kirk Ross Ferry service employees had to work quickly after Hurricane Dorian to adapt in order to keep...

Village Craftsmen reopens after Dorian

By Peter Vankevich Six months out from Hurricane Dorian, Ocracoke continues to move forward as another business reopened its doors. One of the oldest fine crafts...

Hyde County Schools to receive $4.9 million to repair damage from...

This story has been updated, Feb  26 From our news sources Hyde County Schools will receive $4.9 million in additional funds to help clean up and...

Community input on temporary travel trailers sought

By Connie Leinbach Stevie Wilson wants islanders to carefully consider amending the Ocracoke Development Ordinance to temporarily allow multiple travel trailers on properties. Ocracoke County Commissioner...

Ocracoke stars at Outer Banks Community Foundation annual meeting

By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke was front and center at the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s (OBCF) annual meeting and luncheon on Feb 20. It was fitting...

Ocracoke debris removal extended to Feb. 29

From Hyde County Hyde County will extend the collection of Hurricane Dorian roadside debris removal on Ocracoke Island until Feb. 29. This action is being taken...