Early voting kicks off today and it’s not too late to...

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By Connie Leinbach and Peter Vankevich Persons wishing to vote in the March 15 primary may think the deadline for registration has passed, but that's...

Democrat Allen Thomas wins; Republicans head to runoff for 3rd District...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Those living in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District will have to wait until...

Hyde County commissioners set to approve Goldie Topping as new Swan...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich

Light voter turnout in Hyde for special June primary

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By Peter Vankevich Incumbent Walter Jones of Greenville, Pitt County, handily won the Republican contest in a special primary June 7 for his Congressional District 3...

Brownie Futrell to speak at Hyde Chamber luncheon

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State Senate candidate (District 1, which includes Ocracoke) Brownie Futrell will be the featured speaker for the Hyde County Chamber spring luncheon, open to...

‘The Socialists are coming! The Socialists are coming!’

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Robert Orr By Robert F. Orr Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an...

General election voting has begun; early voting on Ocracoke will be...

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The Ocracoke Civic and Business Association "Meet the Candidates Night," originally scheduled  for Oct.  12, will take place 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24,  in...

Special primary election for 3rd Congressional district tomorrow

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By Peter Vankevich A special primary election primary to fill the remaining term of the late Rep. Walter Jones in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District...

Ocracoke’s political representatives

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Here is a list of Ocracoke's federal, state and county representatives. U.S. Congress U.S. Congressional offices (House and Senate) can be patched in by dialing (202)...

Lake Landing Democrat commissioner candidates provide statements

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  Editor’s note: To help island voters decide in the March 3 primary, the Observer will run statements by local candidates as we get them....