Methodist volunteers to end in December

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The United Methodist disaster relief group will end its Ocracoke service at the end of December. Photo: C. Leinbach

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...

Jimmy’s Garage reopens after a month

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By Connie Leinbach Jimmy’s Garage offers “minor and major” repairs, and recently it got its own major repair as Colony Tire donated a new tire...

The opening of the floodgates

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By Kelley Shinn Let me first state clearly that I do not advocate a staunch position, one way or another as to the reopening of...

Scenes from the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian on Ocracoke Island

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Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. 4 p.m. By Connie Leinbach "We're resilient; we're responding," said Tom Pahl, Ocracoke's county commissioner, about the historic flooding from when Hurricane...

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...

How you can help Ocracoke post-Dorian

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Update: Please see this more recent post as to updated needs list. Ocracoke post-Dorian day four (Sept. 9, 2019) has specific needs post Hurricane Dorian. We...
a boat moves down a road flooded by Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian’s foray up NC’s Outer Banks leaves many stranded, floods...

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By Thomas Goldsmith and Rose Hoban Special to the Ocracoke Observer Hurricane Dorian remained a dangerous storm Friday morning although North Carolina’s southeastern counties have apparently...

Village Craftsmen reopens after Dorian

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By Peter Vankevich Six months out from Hurricane Dorian, Ocracoke continues to move forward as another business reopened its doors. One of the oldest fine crafts...

WOVV, Ocracoke’s Village Voice, is temporarily silenced

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There is  a lot of breaking news regarding Hurricane Dorian's impact on Ocracoke. Check out the home page for updates. By Peter Vankevich WOVV, “Ocracoke’s Village...