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Ocracoke School year to begin online only

Although modular units are being set up for classes while Ocracoke School is being rebuilt from Hurricane Dorian damage, classes will...

Islander sends his nightly taps into the world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d38hLE7Jpgc Gary Davis plays taps each night at sunset on the porch of his Lighthouse Road home. Video by Peter Vankevich

Commissioner comments on COVID-19 in Hyde County

Editor's note: Tom Pahl is Ocracoke's Hyde County commissioner and offers these comments following the Hyde County commissioner's monthly meeting held virtually via Facebook...

Keep your dogs cool in the hot, ‘dog days’ of summer

For Ocracoke news, click here  Editor's note: This story, first published in August 2017 following the power outage during the Marc Basnight Bridge building, is...

General Island Information

Hyde County census return rate only 38.2%

Hyde County has been advised that its 2020 Census return rate is currently ranked 94th out of...

Ocracoke Preservation Society plans virtual Fig Festival in August

Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty in a new and innovative way August 1 to 8...

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2017 NCPA award winner for General Excellence. Winner of 10 awards for 2019, including first place for breaking news coverage of Hurricane Dorian.

Living on the Edge

The August 2020 issue