New sheriff visits Ocracoke

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  By Connie Leinbach Newly elected Hyde County Sheriff Guire Cahoon visited Ocracoke on Thursday in one of many visits he said he will make to...

Second update–Marc Basnight Bridge to close for 15 minutes on Thursday...

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This story is updated a second time from the previously published version. NAGS HEAD – The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled demolition work on the...

Second turtle stranding training session set for Friday

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For Ocracoke news, click here. The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (NEST) will hold another training session at 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 1, in the...

Letters to the editor: On more sidewalks; Ocrafolk festival admission

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Editor: I want to thank everyone responsible for putting in the stretch of sidewalk along Hwy 12 adjacent to the Berkley property. It is so...

Hatteras boat captains unhappy that state halted dredging project

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July 13, 2016, in the Island Free Press. Used by permission. By Catherine Kozak Furious Hatteras Island watermen lashed out at the state Ferry Division on...

Helios’ Hideaway Mediteranean cafe to open today

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here  Helios’ Hideaway, Ocracoke’s new Mediterranean cuisine cafe, located in Spencer's Market at School Road and Irvin Garrish...

N.C. 12 on Ocracoke to have limited opening Thursday; Hatteras ferry...

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Ocracoke Island remains closed to visitors The North Carolina Ferry System is changing its service to Ocracoke during the recovery from Hurricane Dorian and on...

Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan to be unveiled Monday

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here The North Carolina Coastal Federation and project partners will unveil the final Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed Restoration Plan...

Ocracoke Health Center faces funding challenge

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Para leer en español, haga clic  aqui By Connie Leinbach The Ocracoke Health Center has taken its own pulse, and although it’s steady, it has a weakness. A...

Carteret County fig preserves take top honors

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By Connie Leinbach A Sea Level resident, Lorraine Gaskill Wade, won top honors in the Ocracoke Fig Festival fig preserves tasting contest on Saturday. Her lemon...