Joebell flowers on Ocracoke

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By Pat Garber One of the first things I remember from my early years at Ocracoke was the presence of joebells, lovely red and yellow...

The fencing of Ocracoke

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Editor's note: A North Carolina Court of Appeals has reversed a February 2020 decision from a Camden County Superior Court judge, ruling on Tuesday...

Ocracoke’s resiliency in the midst of many trials

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Ocracoke’s County Commissioner Tom Pahl echoes other islanders when he says he hasn’t had much time to reflect on the coming anniversary of the...

Tropical Storm Isaias threat prompts removal of travel trailers; Ocracoke’s commissioner...

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As of 6 p.m. today, the National Weather Service out of Newport/Morehead City reports that the intensity of the Tropical Storm Isaias heading to...

Can Ocracoke solve its affordable housing problem?

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Sara Teaster Last year, a group of concerned Ocracoke residents began discussing affordable housing. ...

Randal Mathews’ open letter to the Ocracoke community

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Editor's note: Randal Mathews was unopposed for Ocracoke's county commissioner seat in the primary this spring, is on the Nov. 3 ballot, and will...

So, what’s it like on Ocracoke in the winter?

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For Ocracoke news, click here.   N.C. Press Association award-winner, 2017. By Connie Leinbach and Peter Vankevich Many visitors want to know what the island is like...

How the pandemic put a spin on Ocracoke’s year

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Despite the worldwide pandemic, Ocracoke has shown its resiliency, though not without some controversy as it struggled to handle adversities never encountered. Ocracoke businesses and...

One non-resident property owner to other NRPOs: ‘Please wait’

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  By Mike Lydick I’m a member of an Ocracoke Non-Resident Property Owner (NRPO) Facebook page that was created...

COVID-19 will be on the island soon if not already; What...

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There was good public health news last week when a mass testing event for COVID-19 in the National Park Service parking lot on Ocracoke...