Night beach driving now permitted on Southpoint

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For Ocracoke news, click here. Cape Hatteras National Seashore today opened night driving on some of the ramps, including Ramp 72, which goes to Southpoint. Beach...

Sound side access ideas include fixing the public boat launch at...

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By Connie Leinbach Public access to more sound side waters was on islanders' minds at a National Park Service open forum Sept. 2 in the Ocracoke...

Ocracoke Beach is No. 4 in nation, new boardwalk ramp opens

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The Ocracoke Day Use Beach here, also known as the Lifeguard Beach, has been named the No. 4 beach in the 26th annual Top...

Ocracoke pony herd welcomes new foal

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The Ocracoke pony herd has a new member, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has announced. A new foal, Winnie was born on May 3. Her...

Ocracoke Presentation March 9: Sharks of North Carolina’s Outer and Inner...

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National Park Service News Release Know Your Park: Sharks of North Carolina’s Outer and Inner Banks Presentation to be held at the Ocracoke Community Center on...

Project to improve electric service to Ocracoke to begin in January

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From Cape Hatteras National Seashore The Cape Hatteras National Seashore has approved a permit for Tideland Electric Membership Corporation to improve the reliability of electric service to...

NPS Friday bird walks move to new location

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By Peter Vankevich The National Park Service for years has run a Friday morning bird walk at 8:30 at the north end of Ocracoke Island...

Navy to explode a live WWII bomb on Buxton beach at...

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From our news services Ocracoke Island residents and visitors might hear a loud explosion on Hatteras Island Friday at 9 a.m. as the U.S. Navy...
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends 2020 lifeguard season at three popular...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras...

NPS releases more information on public scoping meetings

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Special to the Observer from http://www.islandfreepress.org July 30, 2015 By IRENE NOLAN The National Park Service has released more information on the five public scoping meetings that it...