John Wallace Manning, Jr.

John Wallace Manning, Jr, 78, died on October 1, 2023, at the Currituck Health and Rehab Center in Barco, NC, where he had resided since April 2022, after living for thirty years on Ocracoke Island. John was born on June 26, 1945, in Hanover, NH, to Leona “Nidi” and John Wallace Manning Sr. The family […]

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New Stella Maris Chapel on Ocracoke Island will be dedicated on Tuesday, October 31

After several years of planning and hard work, the new Stella Maris Chapel on Ocracoke Island will be dedicated on Tuesday morning, October 31. Part of the Diocese of Raleigh, Bishop Luis Zarama will consecrate the Chapel, while Rev. Jack Kolodziej, OSFS, Provincial, Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, and Fr. Fred Smuda, OSFS (Pastor) […]

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Cape Hatteras soccer team hosts first playoff game against Lakewood on Monday, October 30

Cape Hatteras Secondary School (CHSS) will host their first playoff game of the 2023 NCHSAA Men’s Soccer Championships at home in Buxton against Lakewood High School of Salemburg on Monday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m. The Cape Hatteras Hurricanes have a season record of 9-8, while Lakewood enters the Buxton home game with a record […]

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Community Open House highlights the progress on the Island Inn & Commons Project

The ongoing progress of the Island Inn & Commons project on Ocracoke Island was celebrated at an outdoor event on Wednesday, October 25, that attracted roughly 100 attendees. The years-long project, which is spearheaded by the Ocracoke Preservation Society (OPS), is a large undertaking with multiple partners and volunteers who are working to transform the […]

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Capital City Four Wheelers’ 38th Annual Fishing Tournament raises $6,000 for Outer Banks Buddies

Capital City Four Wheelers (CCFW) had great weather and great fishing this past weekend, and per event organizers, it was a fishing tournament for the books. CCFW held its 38th annual fishing tournament on October 21-22, 2023. The tournament is a family-fun event that has fishing categories for all ages. During the tournament, CCFW gives […]

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With 378 nests reported, 2023 is a busy sea turtle nesting season for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore

The sea turtle nesting season is winding down, but with 378 nests recorded along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS), 2023 boasts the third-highest number of turtle nests reported since data collection began. The top three years for sea turtle nesting activity within CHNS have all occurred within the past five years, and are as […]

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Tera Lee McMahon Jackson

April 29, 1974 – October 26, 2023 KITTY HAWK — Tera Lee Jackson, a beloved mother, loving grandmother, and devoted daughter, sadly passed away on October 26, 2023, at her home in Kitty Hawk, NC. She was born on April 29, 1974, in Bethesda, MD. Tera was 49 years young at the time of her […]

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Annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke will be held November 3-4

The 6th annual Festival Latino de Ocracoke will take place on Ocracoke Island on the first weekend of November. Produced by the island non-profit, Ocracoke Alive, in partnership with Ocracoke’s vibrant Latino community, the festival will feature music, ballet folklorico dances, incredible food, games, and more. The festival kicks off on Friday, November 3, with […]

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Keeper James to appear at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center “Ships and Sweets” event on Oct. 29

James D. Charlet, AKA “Keeper James,” accompanied by “Miz Linda,” will be autographing and personalizing copies of his international and best-selling book, Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks: Dramatic Rescues and Fantastic Wrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, Globe Pequot Press. They will be only a part of the other participants at this excitement. The […]

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