January beach day. Photo: C. Leinbach

Friday, Jan. 27

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) would like to renovate the Ocracoke campus and invites the Ocracoke Island community to view and give input on a preliminary draft from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the NCCAT Ocracoke building.

Ocracoke School Dolphins basketball continues at home against the Hatteras Hurricanes with the junior varsity at 4:30, followed by the varsity Lady Dolphins and the varsity boys team. Games will be broadcast by WOVV.

Saturday, Jan. 28

The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association will meet at 11 a.m. in the Deepwater Theater on School Road.
Agendas will be distributed at the meeting. Among the agenda items will be the following:

  • Elect new board members (officers will be elected by the new board)
  • Set dates for subsequent public meetings
  • Treasurer’s report

On the OCBA’s activity list this year include the following: New membership levels; Completion of the Occupancy Tax grant request; Public restroom at the Island Inn; Events (July 4 activities; Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree, Island-Wide Yard Sale; Holiday Market; Island Celebration holiday lights).

Also on Jan. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m. both nights will be a production of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” by the Mended Wing Theatre Company in the Ocracoke Community Center. Tickets available at the door.

Invision Diagnostics will bring its portable 3-D mammogram van to the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department Friday, Jan. 27, and Saturday, Jan. 28. For appointments, call 877-318-1349, option 1.

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