Blues and Reds: Let’s talk

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"We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection....

Sen. Thom Tillis on Lake Mattamuskeet

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Editor's note: The Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan can be viewed by clicking here.   Lake Mattamuskeet needs our help. Covering about 40,000 acres in Hyde...

Editorial: Let’s get the ferry messaging sign working

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here  There was a lot of positive excitement back in early 2016 when the North Carolina...

The winter of our, well, normalcy

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This commentary was first published in the March 2019 Ocracoke Observer. By Peter Vankevich Here are some of the highlights of the last few months on...

Hurricane Florence: The water always wins

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By Jessica Whitehead Just after Labor Day, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (commonly known as “the European model” or “the Euro”) hinted that...

Not all who wander are lost

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Guest commentary by OcraCats Wandering animals on Ocracoke often are not lost or homeless, nor are they free for the taking. The island has a history...

Thread Capital: Weaving a new era of entrepreneurship in North Carolina

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By Patrick Woodie, president & CEO, N.C. Rural Center Since its creation in 1989, the NC Rural Center has been investing in North Carolina’s rural...

An Ocracoke riddle for animal lovers

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By Pat Garber This is a riddle, a sort of game, although the answers are far from amusing. See if you can figure out the...

Time to slow down on Ocracoke

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By Rita Thiel Life on Ocracoke is, in many ways, lived at a much slower pace than in your typical city. Slower in the sense...

Saturday is your opportunity to support Ocracoke’s fire company

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For Ocracoke news, click here   The most important fundraising event for the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department will be this Saturday evening (May 26) at the...