Dorian-related debris stored in the National Seashore set to be gone...

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By Peter Vankevich Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent Dave Hallac praised Hyde County and their contractors on the progress removing the demolition debris from the...

Permit applications for doing business on NPS property now open

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The National Park Service has opened the 2020 Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) application process for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site...

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...

Park Service opens N.C. 12 to local Ocracoke traffic

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By Connie Leinbach Part of N.C. 12 on Ocracoke, from the National Park Service campground to the breach area, reopened to local traffic today, said...

Vehicles parked at NPS lot during Hurricane Dorian must now be...

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From the National Park Service: To facilitate the post-Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts on Ocracoke, government agencies are requesting that all vehicles--golf carts, boats, trailers,...

Lifeguards: Protecting lives on Ocracoke

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By T.L. Grace West While I sat on the lifeguard stand interviewing our two supervising lifeguards, I was impressed with their vigilance--their eyes constantly scanning...

Ohio man dies in Atlantic Ocean near Buxton

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A 53-year-old Ohio man apparently drowned today in the ocean off Buxton, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has reported. The fatality occurred around noon less...

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...

The road to Devil Shoals is paved with…

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Editor's note: The Ocracoke Preservation Society has a wonderful shell collection. For details from an earlier story, click here. By Peter Vankevich One access road to...

AmeriCorps NCCC takes on Ocracoke; we win!

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By Peter Vankevich When walking the Hammock Hills nature trail across from the Ocracoke campground, you might notice how the boardwalk and the handrails, battered...