During the presentation in Ocracoke, researchers will share the history, genetics, range conditions and management of these horses, often referred to as ponies, on Ocracoke Island.
The county board wrote that the situation with shoaling in the channel used by ferries that serve Ocracoke Island had become dire, lengthening travel times and “limiting life-saving services in one of the most treacherous areas along the entire East Coast.”
Officials said customers will be refunded for reservations made during the time the vessel is out of service.
More than 500 gathered at the base of Ocracoke Lighthouse Thursday for the 200th birthday celebration of Ocracoke Light Station.
Thursday marks the 200th anniversary celebration of the Ocracoke Light Station, an event to be livestreamed on Facebook, and officials look to a $2 million project to preserve the historic site amid rising sea levels.
The Ocracoke Preservation Society is one of 44 institutions selected by the Collections Assessment for Preservation program to assess and improve collections care.
Islander Scotty Robinson is the featured carver for this year’s Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival set for April 15 at the Berkley Manor Barn and grounds.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore plans to celebrate Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary with a special event and weekly educational programs.
Popular literature and the public’s imagination have long perpetuated the notion that the notorious pirate buried his ill-gotten wealth, perhaps on Ocracoke Island.
No foal has been born in years, and the management plan for the small herd that has survived for centuries on Ocracoke Island dates back to 1995.
Dredging to alleviate shoaling near the Ocracoke-Silver Lake Terminal began Friday and may take up to 10 days to complete.
Cedar Island and Swan Quarter ferry routes returned to regular summer schedules in time for the holiday weekend, but an ongoing worker shortage continues to make interruptions possible for the Hatteras vehicle ferry route.
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s first passenger ferry originally planned for a 2018 launch was christened Monday and has begun making runs between Hatteras and Ocracoke.
The state is seeking a grant to study costs and other considerations related to relocating the South Dock ferry terminal for the Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicle ferry.
A scaled-back British Cemetery Ceremony is set go on Friday at 11 a.m. but the location may be decided at the last moment, while the ceremony scheduled for Thursday in Buxton was canceled.
Simpson is the featured carver at this year’s Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival set for Saturday and president and cofounder of the Ocracoke Island Decoy Carvers Guild.