In September, 2013 I wrote about Beeswax , "one of the best polo ponies in America," who was brought to Ocracoke to interbreed with the local horses.
N.C. ferry runs halted by winds, mechanical issues
The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route is offline because of high winds, the North Carolina Department of Transportation reported on Twitter.
Yesterday a reader left this question in the comments section: " Any insights into ground water on Ocracoke? Clearly it would vary by location/elevation, but in the area of the Village Craftsmen, for instance, how far down can you dig before you hit ground water?" In 2008 Lou Ann wrote a humorous article about me installing a pitcher pump behind my ... (more)
Every now and again a lump of coal washes up on the beach at Ocracoke. If you find some you might wonder where it came from.
Clam Digger, Flounder Gigger
Native islander, Marcus Lawson, has started a new enterprise on Ocracoke. Called "Clam Digger Flounder Gigger," this is a great way for visitors to experience Ocracoke Island.
Federal budget cuts to leave Hatteras beaches unguarded
The move has angered Outer Banks residents and left tourists wondering if they should swim there.
Crazy Guy on a Bike
The people you meet on Ocracoke! My son-in-law, Fiddler David, was on tour with Molasses Creek recently.
This is a portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh. I can't imagine being so bedecked...even for a sitting for an artist.
Will & Deni McIntyre/Getty Images travelOcracoke Island tends to tourists, bows to history
At the risk of sounding like a dingbatter, I couldn't resist stopping when I overheard a difficult-to-decipher conversation between two O'Cockers as they stood in the front yard of a shingled cottage in Ocracoke Village.
Lachlan called me over to his house Sunday afternoon. This is what I discovered when I walked into his living room: This paper critter was his original design.
My daughter Amy just finished reading Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel , a biography of Theodore Geisel .
High winds halt some N.C. ferry routes
The trips between Hatteras and Ocracoke have been suspended, according to a Twitter post by the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division.
The 455' long Betelgeuse was the last cargo ship in service in the US Navy. She was launched in 1944.
Personal Journey: North Carolina barrier island made for honeymoon in paradise
When my husband and I determined that staying in the country was the most logical option for our fall 2013 honeymoon, Ocracoke Island, N.C., was always the top contender on our list of possible locations.