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Birds of Ocracoke: summer nesting successes, rare fall bird sightings

By Peter Vankevich The Ocracoke and Portsmouth Christmas Bird Counts will be on Dec. 30 and 31. Those wishing to participate should contact the...

Ocracoke School honors high achieving students, veterans

The Ocracoke School honored high achieving students and military veterans Nov. 15 in the school gym. The Principal's List (for achieving grades of 93...

Ocracoke gets redistricted by the General Assembly

By Peter Vankevich With the newly redrawn voting maps, Hyde County will be in three new voting districts next year unless a court orders them...

Runners converge on Ocracoke for 5K/10K, half-marathon

It may not have been the largest group in the Runfest Weekend’s several years in existence, but the 10th annual 5K/10K and half-marathon runners were happy to be back on Ocracoke Nov. 13 and 14.

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What’s open on Ocracoke in the off season 2021-2022–updated

The list below is as of Dec. 2, 2021, and will be updated as we receive information. Please send open hours info to: info@ocracokeobserver.com...

Ocracoke Health Center to offer flu shot clinics starting Monday

Esta información está en español y se imprime a continuación. The Ocracoke Health Center will hold several flu clinics for this year to help with...

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