Joebell flowers on Ocracoke

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Jobell flowers in Community Square. Photo: C. Leinbach To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more,...

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...

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...

Randal Mathews’ open letter to the Ocracoke community

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Rep. John A. Torbett, R-Gaston, chair of the N.C. House Select Committee on Strategic Transportation Planning and Long-Term Funding Solutions and...

‘The Socialists are coming! The Socialists are coming!’

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Robert Orr By Robert F. Orr Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an...

How the pandemic put a spin on Ocracoke’s year

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This house, which had been demolished due to Hurricane Dorian, along Irvin Garrish Highway is among several on Ocracoke Island being...

Will this be our winter of discontent?

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Late fall dusk at Springer's Point. Photo: C. Leinbach Over the last several years, we’ve written editorials about...

Against offshore drilling

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Editor: If you’re reading this, you’re probably familiar with the blessing that is our coast. It provides us with...

Commissioner comments on COVID-19 in Hyde County

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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...

2020 Census too costly to ignore

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Hyde County, North Carolina Editor’s note: Hyde County has one of the lowest census response rates in the...