Double rainbow graces island wedding

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   By Peter Vankevich A double rainbow became an unexpected but perfect backdrop for the island wedding of a Virginia couple. While an early evening storm July...

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...

Young waterman receives surprise gift

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By Peter Vankevich Norman LeBlanc, a frequent visitor to Ocracoke, had a boat he no longer needed. Rather than try to sell it, he thought maybe...

North Carolina’s most remote health clinic? 

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The Ocracoke Seafood Festival, to benefit the health center, will be held from 3 to 10 pm, Saturday, Aug. 31, in the Berkley Barn. By...

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...

New works by Melinda Fodrie Sutton on view tomorrow in Down...

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Update Oct. 5: The opening reception scheduled for tonight has been postponed until the same time on Oct. 26. New work by island photographer Melinda...

Christmas traditions Ocracoke style

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By Rita Thiel Douglas fir trees for Christmas may be the norm elsewhere, but on Ocracoke where there are no fir trees, cedar tress have...

You Me Us is forged in love

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By Rita Thiel “You Me Us,” the jewelry shop at Oscar’s House B&B, reflects a lot of love--the love Robin Macek, proprietor and jewelry artist,...

Leonard and Charles: kindred spirits who loved Ocracoke

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By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke in the 1950s might be an unlikely beach resort for most Washington government officials, but not for Leonard Meeker and Charles...