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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...
Dave O'Neal in his Down Point Decoys Shop Ocracoke, N.C.

Collectors flock to Dave O’Neal’s Downpoint Decoy Shop

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By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke’s first Waterfowl Festival on April 21 in the school gym will celebrate renowned island carver Dave O’Neal. When you step inside his...

Islander Lucy O’Neal joins Ocracoke Health Center

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here I ran into Lucy on the Health Center’s porch during the flu shot clinic...

New Ocracoke United Methodist minister arrives

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By Peter Vankevich It was a beautiful Sunday morning just before 10 a.m., the Fourth of July. On the lawn outside the Ocracoke United Methodist Church...

Former Ocracoke County Commissioner Tom Pahl looks back

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich When Tom Pahl was sworn in as Ocracoke Township’s county commissioner four...

‘Islands on the Edge’ online Thursday will feature Ocracoke

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A Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage online program, “Islands on the Edge: North Carolina’s Maritime Culture in the Time of the Pandemic,”...

Ward Garrish has an alternative theory about the Lost Colony

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Update: Ward Garrish died December 14 at his home on Ocracoke  His obituary can be read here. By Pat Garber The story of the Lost Colony,...

Teas for all palates in Moonraker Tea Shop

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Editor's note: This story was first published in the September 2018 Ocracoke Observer and is...

Ocracoke Station and Beachcomber Campground sold

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich The Ocracoke Station & Beachcomber campground is under new ownership and plans are...

To My Ocracoke: A Love Letter from the North Carolina Poet...

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Editor's note: Jaki Shelton Green was appointed last year by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as North Carolina's ninth Poet Laureate.  She is a...