Roanoke Island Animal Clinic will hold a veterinary clinic in the Community Center on Wednesday. Photo: C. Leinbach

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Monday, April 19
Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board deliberates on the grant requests for 2021-2022. See prior story here. The public may send comments to Chair Bob Chestnut at Monday night’s meeting will be broadcast live on the Hyde County Public Information Facebook page.

Tuesday, April 20
Ocracoke Waterways Commission meets at 6 pm., virtually on Facebook at Hyde County Public Information.
Agenda is as follows:
Call to Order
Public Comment via Facebook Live
Albemarle RPO Informational Presentation
Army Corps Update
Big Foot Slough Dredging
South Ferry Channel Dredging
Rollinson Channel Resignation
Ferry Division Update
Swan Quarter/Cedar Island – Ocracoke Operations
Hatteras – Ocracoke Operations
Passenger Ferry Operations
Passenger Ferry Build Status (litigation update)
Movement of Ferry Route from Big Foot to Nine Foot Slough
South Dock Relocation Submission to STIP Update
USCG Aids to Navigation Update
Hyde County –
Silver Lake Ordinance Update
Coastal Resilience Grant Update
NC-12 Task Force Update
Public Comment

Ocracoke Interfaith Relief & Recovery public meeting. 6 p.m. livestream on OIRRT’s Facebook page.

Coyote Music Den: Marcy & Lou (with digital guests) on Facebook at Coyote – Marcy and Lou. All concerts are free; tips welcome at or donate/more info at

Wednesday, April 21
Roanoke Island Animal Clinic at 9 a.m. Community Center.  Appointments required. Call 252-473-3117. Check RIAC Facebook page on clinic day for travel delays.

Coyote Music Den. Live streaming begins again with Martin Garrish & Friends; 8 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 22
Earth Day Cleanup and Fundraiser for the Bread of Life Food Pantry. 3 to 7: 30 p.m. See story here.

Anmargaret Warner interviews Mauro Ibarra (famous face at the Variety Store) on: Why do we continue living in places that are prone to natural disasters, like hurricanes? Why not go somewhere safer? The podcast comes out on the Out There website ( or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Friday, April 23
Ocracoke Tourism Development Authority will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2021-2022 budget at 9 a.m. virtually on the Hyde County Public Information Facebook page. Agenda and budget are below.

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