First aid for fishing injuries

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August 2010 By Ken DeBarth We all expect every­thing to work out well. We expect to catch fish, have a good time, and return home safely....

Advice on the return of visitors to Ocracoke during a pandemic

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Ask a Mental Health Professional installment No. 5 By Earle Irwin Question: Please tell me what I can do about this situation. I’ve got an overwhelming...

The mammogram bus is coming to Ocracoke

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The Invision Diagnostics mobile 3D mammogram unit will be on Ocracoke July 31 and Aug. 1. To...

‘Birchbark Chronicles’: Pat Garber’s new book is a picaresque journey

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By Connie Leinbach Pat Garber’s new book is a deep dive into her young...

The island’s craft brewery, 1718 Brewing Ocracoke, opens Saturday

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For Ocracoke news, click here  By Connie Leinbach As word got around the island on Saturday after 1718 Brewing, Ocracoke's craft brewery, opened at noon for...

An Ocracoke book review: ‘A Baker’s Daughter’

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By Peter Vankevich It’s fun to start thinking about how to approach a book review when its contents defy an easy classification. “A Baker’s Daughter:...

Young entrepreneurs: Kaylee Gaskins’ Hang 10 Smoothies

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  For Ocracoke news, click here   Editor's note:  This article was first published in the August 2016 print edition. It is updated at end.  Text and photos...

Time to get creative with your face covering

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Ocracoke Alive wants people on Ocracoke to add some bling to their COVID-19 face coverings. The nonprofit arts organization...

Netflix gives the ‘Outer Banks’ a try

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For Ocracoke news and much more, click here  April 20, 2020 Reprinted courtesy of the Outer Banks Voice  By Peter Hummers For a remote group of barrier islands,...

Ocracoke Fig Festival to go virtual

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Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty in a new and innovative way Aug. 1 to 8...