Remnants of Zeta to impact the Outer Banks

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich A cold front and the fast-moving remnants of Hurricane Zeta, which...

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...

Will 2021 be above-normal hurricane season?

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From our news services NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. In a May 20 press release, forecasters predict a 60% chance...

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...

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...

Some overwash on Ocracoke between Pony Pens and north end ferry...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here NCDOT reported today that there is some sand and ocean overwash on Ocracoke Island...

Hurrricane Florence kicks off with tornado watch; curfew begins tonight

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Editor's note, the  impacts of Hurricane Florence are just beginning and worsening rapidly. We will continue to update as more news comes in. Check...

Gov. Cooper declares emergency as North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Isaias

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Governor Cooper declares emergency as North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Isaias Plans include considerations to keep people protected from COVID-19   RALEIGH: North Carolina is preparing...

Rip current warning today

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US National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC urges beach-goers to BE CAREFUL if at local beaches today! The risk of rip currents will be...

A few Ocracoke Island restaurants gear back up with limited menus

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Sept. 30, 2019. 2 p.m. Updated Sept. 30, 2019. 9:06 p.m. The Magic Bean Coffee Bazaar was open but is closed while the floors are...