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 delicious food and revenue from tourists...

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...

Letters to the editor: On more sidewalks; Ocrafolk festival admission

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Editor: I want to thank everyone responsible for putting in the stretch of sidewalk along Hwy 12 adjacent to the Berkley property. It is so...

Letter to editor: blame elected officials for shooting massacre

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June 22, 2016 (updated) Concerning the recent massacre in Orlando, FL, and the many others before it.  We should look to those who are responsible...

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...

Planning board lost an advocate

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To The Editor:I was sorry to hear that B.J. Olschlegel was removed from the Ocracoke Planning Advi­sory Board last month. She was a longtime...

A whale of a sighting

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Editor:Just last week, an aerial survey team from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium spotted a North Atlantic right whale mother and her newly born calf...

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...

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...

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...