UPDATE: UPDATE: Ocracoke’s Charles Temple talks about his big win on ‘Jeopardy!’ Teachers Tournament

Ocracoke teacher Charles Temple woke up this morning tired, happy, and $100,000 richer. On Friday night, he won the first-ever ‘Jeopardy’ The Teachers Tournament. Along with that came $100,000, as well as a guaranteed spot in the Tournament of Champions airing later this year. He was also just really, really happy that he no longer […] Local News |  Full Article

Anthony John Borek

OCRACOKE — Anthony John Borek,54, died onThursday, May 5, 2011 in Ocracoke.  Mr. Borek was born inBlackRiver Falls, Wis., and was employed by the North Carolina Department ofTransportation, Ferry Division.  He was the son of EvelynMcIntyreBorek and the late Tony Borek and the husband of Jane Borek of Ocracoke. Besides his wife and mother, Mr. […] Obituaries |  Full Article

UPDATE: Ocracoke’s Charles Temple wins the first-ever ‘Jeopardy!’ Teachers Tournament

Ocracoke teacher Charles Temple has won the first-ever ‘Jeopardy’ The Teachers Tournament. Temple won $100,000, as well as a guaranteed spot in the Tournament of Champions airing later this year. The tournament began May 2, and three contestants competed for the top prize last night and tonight. The 38-year-old Temple, who has always wanted to […] Local News |  Full Article

The Lost Colony is the nation’s oldest outdoor symphonic drama about the nation’s oldest mystery

Often the night air is sultry and scented as “Lost Colony” theater-goers work their way down the pathway through summer-lush woods. Peeking into the darkness off the path, people might imagine how settlers and Indians hid in the shadows there more than 400 years ago. Some would imagine that the colonists’ ghostly whispers still drift […] Local News |  Full Article

UPDATE: Ocracoke English teacher Charles Temple advances to final ‘Jeopardy!’

By CONNIE LEINBACH By CONNIE LEINBACH Ocracoke School English teacher Charles Temple advanced to the final rounds of “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament after winning the semi-final round Wednesday night. Temple, 38, will play tonight – Thursday —  in the first of two final rounds with the second round played Friday night, May 13. The cumulative winner […] Local News |  Full Article