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Mandatory evacuation for Hatteras Island begins today; more disruptions expected

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Here are some Hurricane Isaias news stories from Friday: Gov. Cooper declares emergency as North Carolina prepares for Hurricane IsaiasN.C. ferries assisting Ocracoke Island...

The many atmospheric moods of Springer’s Point

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Text and photos by Peter Vankevich Springer’s Point Preserve, located at the edge of Ocracoke village, has more than 120 acres of maritime forest, tidal...

Isaias now a hurricane; Hyde commissioners order evacuation of Ocracoke

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here News on this storm will be updated as necessary. By Peter Vankevich In advance of...

Report on Hurricane Dorian’s effects on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore

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Special report by David Hallac, CHNS superintendent Hurricane Dorian has left its mark on many areas of our parks and caused hardships for our communities...

Isaias weakens to a tropical storm as track veers inland

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Don’t let your guard down, especially when it comes to dangerous rip currents and...

Methodist volunteers to end in December

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The North Carolina United Methodist Church Disaster Response team will depart Ocracoke in January. The group has been on the island helping muck out homes...

Hurricane season is just around the corner and we name names

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By Peter Vankevich No official statements regarding how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season have yet been made, but changes may be forthcoming. For more than...

NCDOT aims to reopen N.C. 12 on Ocracoke in November

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From our news sources, Sept. 19, 2019. 11:27 a.m. After catastrophic roadway damage from Hurricane Dorian on Ocracoke Island, the N.C. Department of Transportation will...

OIRRT completes first home; receives rebuild grant from Operation Blessing

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach While he is still completing finishing touches, after more than a year...

To My Ocracoke: A Love Letter from the North Carolina Poet...

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Editor's note: Jaki Shelton Green was appointed last year by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as North Carolina's ninth Poet Laureate.  She is a...