Island is chaotic day two post-Dorian; mental health services to arrive...

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Sept. 8 10:50 am update. More to follow. Updated 1:03 p.m. as to donation phone numbers. By Connie Leinbach Sunday morning, the island is chaotic as...

Hurrricane Florence kicks off with tornado watch; curfew begins tonight

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Editor's note, the  impacts of Hurricane Florence are just beginning and worsening rapidly. We will continue to update as more news comes in. Check...

To My Ocracoke: A Love Letter from the North Carolina Poet...

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Editor's note: Jaki Shelton Green was appointed last year by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as North Carolina's ninth Poet Laureate.  She is a...

Gov. Roy Cooper revisits Ocracoke, hears harrowing flood tales

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By Richard Taylor Gov. Roy Cooper made a special point on his return trip to Ocracoke on Monday to visit some islanders whose roots go...

Food assistance for Ocracoke residents available Wednesday

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Hyde County Department of Social Services will be on Ocracoke from 8 to 11:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 3) in the Community Center to...

Six-year old raises big bucks for Dorian-damaged Ocracoke School

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Kids selling lemonade is part of summer Americana.  Sometimes, one of those...

Ocracoke beach cleanup day scheduled for Saturday morning

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For National Public Lands day Saturday (Sept. 22), the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will host a beach cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon on...

OCBA cancels island-wide yard sale, Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree

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Due to the extensive damage to Ocracoke's homes, businesses and infrastructure by Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 6 and the uncertainty of when visitors can...

Hyde commissioners vote to reopen Ocracoke on Dec. 2

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By Connie Leinbach The Hyde County board of Commissioners Wednesday night voted to open Ocracoke Island to visitors at 5 a.m. Dec. 2. The meeting was...

Application deadline for disaster assistance is Monday

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Update Dec. 13, 2019: State Individual Assistance will be at the Life Saving Church from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec....