The Flying Melon has a Brand New Building and Location

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July 2013 by Connie Leinbach A test of a business’s value to its customers is when it’s not open, everyone hankers for it. That happened over...

Foreign dignitaries humbled by Annual British Cemetery Ceremony

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June 2013 by Connie Leinbach Canadian Naval At­taché Commander David Trudeau was humbled by the an­nual British Cemetery Me­morial Service May 10 on Ocracoke. The ceremony...

State Rep. Paul Tine opposes “Game Fish Bill”

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May 2013 Representative Tine announced today that he strongly opposes House Bill 983 entitled, 2013 Fisheries Economic Development Act. “This bill is a thinly-veiled effort by special interests to accomplish one thing, to...

 Ground Breaking for New Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department Building

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May 2013 by Connie Leinbach Ocracoke will have a new fire house in about eight months, following the long awaited ground breaking at the site of...

Rep. Paul Tine opposes “game fish bill”

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Representative Tine an­nounced today that he strongly opposes House Bill 983 entitled, 2013 Fisheries Economic Develop­ment Act. “This bill is a thinly-veiled effort by special...

Ocracoke Community Park Becomes a Reality

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May 2013 On an ordinary Tues­day evening in April, something quite ex­traordinary happened on Ocracoke. The Ocracoke Community Park Committee announced that the island’s long dreamed-of...

 Ferry tolls, channel dredging and Highway 12 are continued woes

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April 2013 by Connie Leinbach Ocracoke islanders and visitors have geared up for another ferry toll fight this spring. Eliminate all tolls on ferries in North Carolina...

New manager from Hyde County is from Ocracoke

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April 2013 by Connie Leinbach It’s a new day in Hyde County and islander Bill Rich, as the newly ap­pointed county manager is eager to help....

 Ocracoke English teacher wins “Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament”

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June 2011By Connie Leinbach Ocracoke School Eng­lish teacher Charles Temple put the na­tional spotlight...

Ocracokers Continue to Fight for No Ferry Tolls and the Rights...

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May 2013Connie LeinbachJust as one issue Ocracok­ers have been dealing with lately gets resolved, another one pops up.The regular ferry from Hat­teras to Ocracoke...