Ocracoke nurse-practitioner receives state’s highest honor

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Gail Covington can now count herself among such North Carolina luminaries as Maya...

Fig Festival seeks sponsors

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The Ocracoke Fig Festival is seeking sponsors for the annual celebration of “Ocracoke’s Sweetest Tradition” Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 to 17, at the...

Hotline helps abuse victims

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Hyde County Hotline Inc. has expanded its services with a client services advocate...

Last call for handmade pens, knives from France

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke may be known for its decoy carvers, but some may be surprised...

Advice and help, not pies, for a new island homeowner

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here  Editor's note: During his recent visit over New Year's Day, Michael Lydick got his wish (see below)...

Holiday lights shine brighter this year for service dog Addie

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By Rita Thiel Addie, the 2-year-old Norwegian Elkhound and service dog to Ocracoke Islander Rich Canino, underwent successful double cataract surgery on Dec. 12 at...

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...

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,...

Mindfulness: Changing how your mind works

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Text and photo by TL Grace West Most of us are familiar with the often-used quote “all you can count on is change.” However, we hold...

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,...