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Washington Post
Ocracoke will have a ringside seat for total solar eclipse
Published: 7/17/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

When the “Great American total eclipse of the sun” occurs on Aug. 21, Ocracoke will have a ringside seat to view it almost in its entirety. According to news sources, barring a cover of clouds, the eclipse will be visible over a small portion of ...
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WAVY-TV
New ferry service will require improvements at Hatteras, Ocracoke terminals
Published: 7/12/2017
WAVY-TV

OCRACOKE, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is proposing a new passenger ferry service from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island. NCDOT says a new ferry service will require improvements at both the Hatteras ...




Coastal Living
Where to Stay, Eat, Shop, and Explore on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina
Published: 7/13/2017
Coastal Living

Ocracoke Island's most (in)famous resident—Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard—never spent a night in Blackbeard's Lodge, but the owners have deep roots here: In 1742, one ancestor became the fourth and final colonial owner of the island, and another ...



Where to Eat? Local's Top Guide to Restaurants in Ocracoke, NC
Published: 7/25/2017
Sheridan Daily

Take into consideration the great things to do throughout Ocracoke, NC. From biking tours, to museums and parks, all of the activity you perform during your stay is sure to build up an appetite for a great meal, whether you're craving pizza, classic ...

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Park Service OKs plans for passenger ferry facilities
Published: 7/12/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

The National Park Service has approved a plan submitted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation to build a system to support the Hatteras-Ocracoke Passenger Ferry, which is scheduled to start running in 2018. A Finding of No Significant ...




Island Free Press
Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands Celebrate the Fourth of July with a Bang
Published: 7/5/2017
Island Free Press

Though scattered thunderstorms and showers made appearances throughout the long Independence Day weekend, the fireworks celebrations in Ocracoke and Avon went off as scheduled to the delight of local crowds. The Avon Fireworks started at around ...




Washington Times
Construction of new Outer Banks bridge attracts sightseers
Published: 7/17/2017
Washington Times

This undated photo provided by VisitNC.com shows a boy on the beach at Ocracoke on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach is No. 3 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2017 compiled ... more >. Print. By - Associated ...

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PennLive.com
Shark Week guide to most dangerous beaches for Pennsylvanians
Published: 7/21/2017
PennLive.com

In North Carolina, New Hanover has seen 6 attacks; North Topsail Beach, 6; Ocracoke Inlet, 6; Morehead, 5; Topsail Island, 5; Atlantic Beach, 4; Emerald Isle, 4; and Holden Beach 4. The South Carolina tally includes 24 at Myrtle Beach, 15 at Isle of ...

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Island Free Press
Ocracoke restaurants, stores will begin earlier Sunday alcohol sales this weekend
Published: 7/12/2017
Island Free Press

With the Hyde County commissioners' passage Monday night of the “Brunch Bill” ordinance, Ocracoke restaurants and retail outlets will need less time on Sundays to watch the clock before alcohol sales may begin. After Gov. Roy Cooper signed the “Brunch ...




Carolinacoastonline
Area events listed for Independence Day
Published: 6/29/2017
Carolinacoastonline

Ocracoke celebrates the nation's birthday in style, kicking off the two-day event with a traditional Ocracoke square dance and fireworks on Monday, July 3. On Tuesday, July 4, events start early and go all day long. Watch the Boy Scouts host a flag ...




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