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Features on the people and places on Ocracoke.

Walk about Springer’s Point

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August 2013 By Samara Skinner   Springer’s Point is a 122 acre tract of land owned by NC Coastal Land Trust located on Ocracoke Island. The area...

Captain Puddle Ducks’ Steamer Pots: It’s a Family Affair

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Holiday issue 2013 By Gael Hawkins  I’ve been having one of those “why didn’t I think of this?” moments. Fresh, locally harvested seafood and fixings delivered...

‘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,”...

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...

Ocracoke soap: homemade, gentle, restorative

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July 2014Text and photos by Ruth FordonAmong the many artisans shar­ing Ocracoke Island, we are fortunate to have two who make soap. Milk Street...

Oscar’s House Bed & Breakfast has new owners

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here By Peter Vankevich Chad and Robin Macek have taken a leap and fulfilled a fantasy many visitors have...

School Road Deli goes to the top of the class in...

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 By Connie Leinbach Folks hankering for delicatessen-style sandwiches on Ocracoke have another option. The School Road Deli has opened and is offering artisan sandwiches of all...

Ehringhaus to hold book signing on Saturday

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By Connie Leinbach Islander Ann Ehringhaus will be at Books to Be Red on School Road Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign...

Russell Newell: 1933-2017, developer and poet/song writer

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Editor's note: You can listen to Katy Mitchell perform Russell's well-known song "Clam Rake" at the bottom of this article.  Ocracoke has lost one of...

Coastal Voices: Linking Generations” oral histories available online

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“That bus line, we started on July 28, 1938, and we operated it for thirty-five years.  Most of the people that went off the...