Beach manners: A matter of etiquette and the law

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The Outer Banks and Ocracoke are fortunate that driving on the beach is allowed. However, there are some things to observe while doing so....

Ocracoke and Sable islands: Kindred spirits with shipwrecks, horses and a...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Note: While preparing a Birds of Ocracoke profile on the Savannah  “Ipswich” Sparrow, a...

New Ocracoke School design unveiled

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By Richard Taylor The Hyde County Board of Education, school staff and islanders this week got their first look at the design and features of...

Shell identification on Ocracoke, N.C., beaches

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here The images below were created by John Timmerman of the North Carolina Shell Club to help beachcombers...

Something’s in the air, not just the hair

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By Kelley Shinn Ocracoke, we need to have a serious conversation—about hairspray, and other things.  Given everything we have collectively been through since Hurricane Dorian struck...

Job openings on Ocracoke–updated March 23

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See more jobs on the CLASSIFIEDS page Blue Heron Realty is hiring Office Staff and Housekeeping Staff for the 2021 season. Must be able to...

Rescued Bald Eagle had lead poisoning

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Rita Thiel Bald Eagles are exciting to see but one of these visitors on...

New task force to tackle N.C. 12 hotspots

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Coming up with short- and long-term solutions for seven hotspots for ocean overwash along the highway, from the base of the Basnight Bridge on Pea Island to Ocracoke, will be the work of the recently launched N.C. 12 Taskforce, based in Dare County.

‘Ocracoke’ the horror movie? Stand by

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke over the years has been well-documented in video productions from its...

Passenger ferry between Ocracoke and Hatteras to begin May 25

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach The passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke will begin May 25 and...