One of several large drift woods on South Point beach. Photo: C. Leinbach

Updated Oct. 30. The Joint Recovery Center in the Variety Store parking lot has been extended to Nov. 14.

Monday, Oct. 28: The Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority will meet at 9 a.m. in the Lightship Realty office on Lighthouse Road.

The agenda is as follows:
Call to order
-Discuss and vote on July 25 meeting minutes
-Discuss current situation post-Dorian and how to manage the crisis financially including what our revenue is vs. what we had projected for
-Begin a discussion of the future of OCBA/TDA relationship
-Set meeting dates for the coming year
-New business

Wednesday, Oct. 30: Ocracoke School PTA Halloween Party, Community Ball Park 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the Ocracoke School PTA, this year’s Halloween Party will be held at the Community Ball Park with a DJ, dancing and hot dogs starting at 4:30 p.m. Costume Contest and Parade at 5 pm, and Cake Walk starting at 5:30. Cakes accepted from 3:30 until 5:15 p.m.

There will be a space for “Trunk or Treat.”  So, decorate your car or golf cart for Halloween and be ready to pass out treats to our little ones. Candy is available for you to give out. Prizes awarded for best decorations. If you need candy to pass out, please contact PTA President Laura McClain.

The OCBA Civic Affairs meeting is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center. 

The following topics will be covered:
Hyde County update: Kris Noble
NC Ferry Division update: Jed Dixon
County Commissioner Update: Tom Pahl
Joint Recovery Center information: Teresa Adams
Ocracoke Interfaith Relief & Recovery Team update: Ivey Belch

Thursday, Oct. 31:
Trick or treating on Lighthouse and Sand Dollar Roads
1718 Brewing Beers & Fears Halloween Costume Party with DJ Tommy.

Monday, Nov. 4:
Hyde County Commissioners, 6 p.m., Ocracoke Community Center

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  1. Connie, We wanted to make you aware that we doing a fundraiser here in Washington for the children of Ocracoke for Christmas and in exposure you could do would only help our efforts in raising as much as possible in our time frame.
    The information is on FaceBook at Ocracoke Island Christmas, all of the proceeds will be divided between the 170 students on the island.
    Thank you in advance for your help.
    Barbara Hardy and Bob Ray

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