Many N.C. candidates vying for U.S. Senate seat; early voting this...

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To determine your registration status. use the North Carolina Board of Elections' Voter Search portal. Questions regarding voting on Ocracoke, contact the Hyde County Elections...

Ocracoke events May 2 to 8–updated

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Monday, May 2Community Ballfield: Ocracoke School Varsity Baseball vs. Mattamuskeet, 4 pm The Board of Equalization and Review will meet at 3 p.m. in the...

Reception for departing deputies, three Hyde County meetings set for Monday

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Three Hyde County meetings and a reception are scheduled for Monday (May 2) afternoon. The Board of Equalization and Review will meet at 3 p.m....

An island home companion

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Ocracoke does not have many nesting warbler species. One of these is the Prairie Warbler, an early arrival. Males, like the one above, are...

Nighttime beach driving restrictions begin May 1

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Night driving restrictions on ocean-side beaches in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore begin at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 1. From May 1 through July 31,...

Island friend Everett Long: 1944 to 2022

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Ocracoke friend Everett Long III, 77, of Cedar Point, died Tuesday, April 26, in the UNC Healthcare in Chapel Hill.  He was the husband of...

Hyde County Board of Education selects new superintendent

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The Hyde County Board of Education Monday night selected Dr. Melanie Shaver, principal of Foothills Community School, Marion, McDowell County, as the new superintendent...

Ocracoke events April 25 to May 1

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Tuesday, April 26Hyde County schools Board of Education special meeting to consider a new superintendent. 5 pm. Available for viewing online on the Hyde...

Three events make for a busy Saturday on Ocracoke

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Great weather made for great attendance at the Scallywag 5K/10K races, the Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival and the Portsmouth Island Homecoming on Ocracoke on Saturday.

Dredging begins in Sloop Channel in Hatteras Inlet

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From our news services HATTERAS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge Merritt on Tuesday began work to clear critical shoaling in Sloop Channel, just outside the N.C....