Jamie Tunnell just sent me an email about the NCDOT ferry schedules for 2011. It seems that the agency hasn't released any information alerting people to new times, but they have altered some schedules. If you are planning a trip to or from Ocracoke Island this year, please check out this on-line document, which is accurate as of 1/1/11:
I haven't looked carefully at the schedule, but I'm told that several times have been changed just slightly.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a history of the early twentieth century Doxsee Clam Factory in Ocracoke village. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news112110.htm.