Sandra Marley: 1942 to 2022

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Sandra Harris Marley, 79, died Thursday, January 6, at home on Ocracoke with family by her side. Born March 7, 1942, she was a daughter...

Birds of Ocracoke: American Oystercatcher

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By Peter Vankevich If there were a betting popularity contest for the birds of Ocracoke, Las Vegas might place the American Oystercatcher as a...

Island son Kermit Robinson: 1945 to 2022

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Kermit Reed Robinson Jr., 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, at his home in Williston, Carteret County. He was the husband of Carleene Robinson. Born March 31,...

Reduced runs between Hatteras-Ocracoke to continue through Monday

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HATTERAS – Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and exposures among crew and staff, the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route will continue its reduced schedule effective...

Grants available for businesses that lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The North Carolina Dept of Revenue is seeking grant applicants for the NCDOR Business Recovery Grant Program, which issues one-time payments to eligible North...

Basnight to retire from Hyde Schools; Angie Todd is elected board...

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By Connie Leinbach After almost four years overseeing Hyde County Schools, Superintendent Stephen Basnight will retire from public education on April 1. In an interview Thursday,...

Hyde Schools bring back indoor mask mandate; Hyde Health, governor urge...

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Observer staff report Following an increase in COVID-19 infections among staff and students in the Hyde County schools, the Hyde County Board of Education on...

Postponed: OPS art auction scheduled for Jan. 22

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The Ocracoke Preservation Society will hold its annual “Ocracoke Through Your Eyes” art auction at 5 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Ocracoke Community Center.

NC 12 reopens on Ocracoke, not yet at Mirlo area

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From our news sources 11:32 a.m. Jan. 4, 2022: Updates on NC12 from NCDOT: OCRACOKE has reopened between the Pony Pen and the Ferry Terminal,...

Ocean overwash temporarily closes N.C. 12 on north end of Ocracoke

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Reposted courtesy of the Island Free Press; Jan. 4, 2022. By Joy Crist N.C. Highway 12 is temporarily closed on northern Ocracoke Island, according to...