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The NC Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is temporarily reducing service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in the ferry channel.
A secluded tourist destination on North Carolina’s Outer Banks is having an extremely tough year.
North Carolina’s General Assembly has passed a bill that would restart an Outer Banks passenger ferry that had been scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic.
For the second year in a row, an eastern North Carolina beach has been named the second best in the country.
As Outer Banks communities prepare to reopen to visitors this weekend, the N.C. Ferry Division will increase service between Hatteras and Ocracoke to 15 departures per day.
Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the NC Department of Transportation has canceled its 2020 contract for the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry.
An island on North Carolina's Outer Banks that was ravaged by a hurricane last year is getting $2 million in grants to help it rebuild.
North Carolina chef and PBS star Vivian Howard recently raised $41,754 to help Ocracoke restaurants rebuild after Hurricane Dorian.
With re-entry restrictions now lifted on Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry System will be adjusting its Ocracoke-bound schedules to accommodate visitor traffic.