Beach discovery is a prehistoric portal in time

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Editor’s note: Spellings of Croatan and Croatoan appear in this story. Neither is definitive. May 2015 By Pat Garber Standing on the shore of Ocracoke Island and...

A father inspires a love of Ocracoke

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By Everett Long III In 1946, my father, Everett Long Jr. of Frankford, Delaware, started our family’s love for Ocracoke Island. He landed his plane on...

Mainland Hyde rallies with food donations for Ocracoke

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For Ocracoke news, click here By Margie Brooks After the July power outage on Ocracoke and Hatteras, Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief Jeffery Stotesberry was...

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...

International friendship and water blend in 75th British Cemetery Ceremony

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This story won third place in News Feature Writing in the 2017 N.C. State Press Assn. editorial competition. By Connie Leinbach This story was updated 5/16/2017 to...

 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 on Ocracoke May 13 when he won the first ever “Jeopardy!...

Islander Eleanor Garrish: from Dust Bowl to Ocracoke Part 3

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July 2015 Compiled by Pat Garber Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series. Home from her adventures in Central and South America, Eleanor found...

From the archives: Coupe Poor Submarine Carolina Man Learns

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here This story was picked up by several national news sources, including the Daily Review (Hayward, California) in...

Springer’s Point benches: Places to rest and to remember those who’ve...

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Editor's note: This story appeared in the July print edition of the Ocracoke Observer. By Gael Hawkins Ocracoke is special to so many people, and some...

Oral history workshop at NCCAT Thursday/Taller de historia oral en el...

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Professor Hannah Gill, associate director, Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, will be on...