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Rep. Bob Steinburg says he will vote against bag ban repeal
Published: 3/27/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Many stores from Corolla to Ocracoke have voiced their opposition to a repeal, while The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce issued a statement against reversing the ban on behalf of its 1,100 members. Kill Devil Hills and Southern Shores have passed ...

AOPA Pilot
North Carolina: Outbound to Ocracoke
Published: 2/12/2017
AOPA Pilot

There are just six airports granting access to the 200-mile stretch that is the Outer Banks, beginning at Sandbridge, Virginia, and ending just past Ocracoke Island, North Carolina. Fuel is only available at mainland airports Currituck County Regional ...

News & Observer
Will new Ocracoke passenger ferry fix long lines, tourism losses?
Published: 8/30/2016
News & Observer

Long waits for the car ferry from Hatteras have cost Ocracoke Island thousands of visitors and a big chunk of tourism revenue in recent years. Businesses there hope a new passenger ferry will reverse those losses by enticing visitors to skip the line ...
Ocracoke ferry shuttle closedWCTI12.com

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Mandatory evacuations canceled for Ocracoke Island
Published: 10/5/2016

The mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke Island visitors will remain in effect, officials said. All ferries to and from the island will run as scheduled on Thursday. No ferries will run Friday. The North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry ...
Officials: Period to safely access Ocracoke has passed; Ferry routes suspendedWITN
Hyde County issues mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke Island residents, visitorsmyfox8.com
Mandatory evacuation suspended for Ocracoke Island residents, property ownersWAVY-TV
The Outer Banks Voice -wtkr.com -13newsnow.com
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Winston-Salem Journal
Ocracoke native performing at Reynolda Barn
Published: 2/22/2017
Winston-Salem Journal

Rounding out Garrish's group are Marcy Brenner and Lou Castro, who play together in a duo called Coyote and own a listening room on Ocracoke called the Coyote Music Den. Castro and Brenner were a welcome addition to the island's music scene when ...

Coastal Review Online
Upgrades proposed for Hatteras Ferry
Published: 3/2/2017
Coastal Review Online

The public invited to comment on projects related to passenger ferry service between Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island at two meetings in late March. The two meetings will be held at the following locations, dates and times: Wednesday, March 29, 5-6 p ...

Apology not enough for some businesses on bag ban list
Published: 3/21/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Boutiques, independent grocers, variety stores and other surf shops from Corolla to Ocracoke have echoed Vaughn's sentiments, while the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce issued a statement of opposition to reversing the ban on behalf of its 1,100 ...

Coast Guard rescues three kayakers in Pamlico Sound - WCTI
Published: 3/10/2017

The Coast Guard rescued three kayakers stranded on a shoal near Portsmouth Island, located near Ocracoke in the Pamlico Sound on Friday.
Coast Guard rescues kayakers - News-Times: NewsCarolinacoastonline

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The Outer Banks Voice - Trade group issues apology to local ...
Published: 3/14/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

The head of the state's retail trade organization has issued an apology to Outer Banks businesses that were included in material supporting a repeal of the ban ...

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