Thanks to island EMS

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For Ocracoke news, click here Editor: I had a vacation to Ocracoke like many of you may have never had, before. I got to take the...

A battle with a rip current

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See Editor’s note following this letter Editor: On Sunday, Aug. 5, on Ocracoke, I was caught in a rip current.  I’m in my 60s and have...

Island EMS Commended

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Editor: In April, my guests and I were staying in a rental house and one of them fell on the stairs and landed flat on her back.Another guest...

Dorian emphasizes the dangers of drilling

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Letter to the Editor Editor: With Hurricane Dorian upon us this week, everyone is preparing to batten down the hatches in anticipation of the coming storm....

Ocracoke Non-resident Property Owners sound off on COVID, Hurricane Dorian restrictions

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  The Hyde County Commissioners received many letters from Non-Resident Property Owners about restricting them from the island...

One islander’s view on the proposed noise ordinance

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Editor’s note:  Ann Ehringhaus got back to the Observer after we posted the noise ordinance article. We are printing her comments here. To view the proposed...

You move to Ocracoke for the ocean, but you stay for...

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Open letter to the Ocracoke community Dear Ocracoke Family: As you probably know, a woman drowned here on Thursday and her daughter was flown to the...

Letters to the editor express thanks to Ocracoke

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The following letters were published in the September 2016 issue of the Ocracoke Observer Thanks to islanders for their support Editor: We visited Ocracoke many times in...

Thanks from the Village Thrift

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Feb. 26, 2016 Editor: We had a great opening at Village Thrift (Feb. 19) which would have not been possible without the help of so many...

Regarding the Park Service Public Hearing

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Sept 2013 Ocracoke, NC July 17, 2013 I am J.S. Fletcher II, sev­enty-five years of age. When first on the Outer Banks, I remem­ber black or dark...