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Water, Water Everywhere
As you might imagine, people living on an island miles from the mainland have endured more than an average number of accidental drownings.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Washington Collegiate Institute
Ocracoke School's first graduating class was in 1931 when Russell Williams, Mable Fulcher, and Lucy Garrish finished the eleventh grade .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
This post is in reply to a reader's comment two days ago, questioning the 1885 offer to give away Ocracoke Island building lots.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
A Prescient Pastor
An earlier post included a quotation by the Reverend Jno.[John] F. Butt about Ocracoke.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
If you are on the island any Wednesday throughout the season be sure to come out to Deepwater Theater for an evening's entertainment at the Ocracoke Opry! The two-hour show features local musicians, singers, and storytellers.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Secrets of the NC coast
Jason Frye moved to Wilmington in 2002 to attend grad school – and never left.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Fig Cake Bake-Off
As most of our readers know, Hurricane Arthur was not kind to our planned Fourth of July Celebration.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Every summer Lou Ann shares her enthusiasm for life, her storytelling talents, and her love of Ocracoke with islanders and visitors.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
National Lighthouse Day
Thursday, August 7, is National Lighthouse Day, but special programs in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Park start tomorrow.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Paris, New York....
A friend who lives on the island had a summer visit by her eight year grandson. The boy is now living in Paris.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Kinston Free Press
River lighthouses: The smaller siblings
The North Carolina's lighthouses - from the humble and quaint Ocracoke to North America's tallest, Cape Hatteras - are majestic coastal towers.
Last week Bob Zentz and Jeanne MacDougall spent several days at our house, entertaining us with their music.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
This photo may not look like much -- just a basketball lying off the edge of the school's outdoor court.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Creative Arts Program, 1974
The August 2, 1974 issue of The Carolina Beachcomber ran a photo of Ocracoke's Methodist minister, Jimmy Creech, and a brief article about the Creative Arts Program Jimmy initiated.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Beacons of the Outer Banks
I recently spent time on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. One day, I took a drive down the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
Fortunately I found it. I knew I wanted to be a painter when I was a kid. I m doing what I love and when you re doing that, it comes out in all aspects of art.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Perils of Beach Driving
I recently discovered this photo in an old album. It was taken at South Point in November, 1981.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Ocracoke WWII Navy Base was much more than the Loop Shack Hill installation .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Wilbur & Jo Ko
While perusing old newspapers I came across this article from August 2, 1974 in the Carolina Beachcomber : "This cover is a new print offered by Jo Ko, resident artist at Ocracoke, and the subject is alive and well at Corkey's Grocery.