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Coastal Review Online
Ocracoke Tram Takes Off, Ferry Tolls Waived
Published: 9/25/2018
Coastal Review Online

OCRACOKE — The long-awaited tram service in Ocracoke Village made its debut Saturday under warm, sunny skies. Joseph Ramunni, who was awarded a contract from Hyde County to manage the tram operation, began driving two of four open-air, electric ...

Ocracoke trams make early debut during limited ferry service
Published: 9/24/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

Pressed into service by limited ferry access to the island, the long-awaited tram service in Ocracoke Village made its debut Saturday under sunny skies. Joseph Ramunni, who was awarded a contract from Hyde County to manage the operation, began driving ...


WITN
Ocracoke open to visitors once again
Published: 9/21/2018
WITN

OCRACOKE, N.C. (WITN) - One of the best beaches in the country is once again open for visitors. Hyde County says Ocracoke Village was spared any noticeable damage from Hurricane Florence. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore's visitor center, the ...
Ocracoke Island Tram Service Activated to Help with Walk-on Ferry TrafficIsland Free Press

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Anderson Independent Mail
Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks mostly 'lucked out' in Hurricane Florence
Published: 9/18/2018
Anderson Independent Mail

On the Hyde County mainland, the Swan Quarter terminal where people get on the ferry to go to Ocracoke Island is fine, but towns west of there, including Scranton, Sladesville, Ponzer and Belhaven, are dealing with the aftermath of record-setting flooding.
Ocracoke will welcome visitors back FridayThe Coastland Times

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WLOS
Ocracoke residents board the ferry, anxious to see damage island
Published: 9/18/2018
WLOS

OCRACOKE ISLAND, N.C. (WLOS) — A line of cars packed into Swan Quarter Ferry on Tuesday as locals and business owners planned to see their property for the first time since Hurricane Florence.


WAVY-TV
Visitors to be allowed back on Ocracoke Island starting Friday
Published: 9/20/2018
WAVY-TV

HYDE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) -- Visitors will be allowed back on Ocracoke Island starting Friday morning, National Park Service officials say. Officials said in a Facebook post visitors can return to the island using the Swan Quarter to Ocracoke ferry route.
Work continues to reopen NC 12 in north OcracokeThe Coastland Times

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Greenville News
Florence: Outer Banks ferry service resumes but is limited at Ocracoke
Published: 9/16/2018
Greenville News

Ferry service to Ocracoke Island resumed Sunday, but access to to this part of North Carolina's Outer Banks remains restricted to a few groups.
Ocracoke Island access restricted to one ferry; NC 12 closedThe Outer Banks Voice
Salvation Army serving hot meals in HydeThe Coastland Times

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WNCT
Ocracoke Island mandatory evacuation order to be lifted on Friday
Published: 9/19/2018
WNCT

SWAN QUARTER, N.C. (WNCT) - The mandatory evacuation order of visitors from Ocracoke Island will be lifted on Friday and some ferry routes will be operating on Wednesday and Thursday. The Hatteras to Ocracoke ferry route is not accessible due to ...
NCDOT reopening ferry service to more routesWCTI12.com

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Asheville Citizen-Times
Ocracoke Island reopens to residents after Hurricane Florence
Published: 9/18/2018
Asheville Citizen-Times

Autoplay. Show Thumbnails. Show Captions. Last SlideNext Slide. None. The Swan Quarter ferry departs for Ocracoke Island, in North Carolina's Outer Banks, Sept. 17, 2018, the second day the island was reopened to residents after Hurricane Florence.


News & Observer
'Ocracoke got really lucky,' Jeopardy winner says after Hurricane Florence
Published: 9/16/2018
News & Observer

Lady Luck looked favorably on a former “Jeopardy” winner this weekend when Hurricane Florence spared his Ocracoke home. “Ocracoke got really lucky,” said Charles Temple, a high school English teacher at Ocracoke School and 2011 “Jeopardy” winner.

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