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Elizabeth Longley Hanrahan of Ocracoke, May 20
Published: 5/22/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

Elizabeth Longley Hanrahan, 73, of Ocracoke, NC died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at her home. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 25, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Madge Longley, RN and L. Philip Longley, MD. Having earned degrees from Marjorie ...

Coastal Review Online
Passenger Ferry to Ocracoke Likely Delayed
Published: 5/21/2018
Coastal Review Online

Reprinted from the Ocracoke Observer. New passenger-only ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke will likely be launched in the spring of 2019, according to N.C Ferry Division officials. Delivery of the 98-passenger catamaran-style boat being ...

News & Observer
Ocracoke passenger ferry won't be ready this summer after all
Published: 5/18/2018
News & Observer

The M/V Ocracoke Express is now expected to be finished in September. After sea trials and other tests, the ferry should be ready to begin carrying passengers between Hatteras and the ferry terminal at Silver Lake in Ocracoke village by the end of the ...

San Francisco Chronicle
Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry service pushed back to 2019
Published: 5/20/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

The new passenger-only ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke will likely be launched in the spring of 2019, according to N.C Ferry Division officials. Delivery of the 98-passenger catamaran-style boat being custom built by U.S. Workboats in ...
Express ferry along North Carolina Outer Banks slowedMidland Reporter-Telegram

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Ocracoke ferry won't be ready this summer
Published: 5/19/2018
Asheboro Courier Tribune

RALEIGH — The new passenger-only ferry that the state expected would begin carrying people between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands this summer won't be ready after all. The catamaran-style ferry was expected to begin making runs between the two ...

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Charlotte Observer
Small herd of wild horses on NC barrier island welcomes an addition to the family
Published: 5/4/2018
Charlotte Observer

Park service officials announced the birth of Winnie on Facebook and added that her mother is a mare brought to Ocracoke from a nearby island to thwart inbreeding. The foal will stay close to her mother for six months before joining the rest of the ...
Ocracoke welcomes a new ponyThe Coastland Times

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Ocracoke population grows with birth of "Winnie"
Published: 5/4/2018

OCRACOKE, N.C. (WITN) - The population of Ocracoke Island has increased with the birth of a new pony. The National Park Service says "Winnie" was born on Thursday. She joins 17 other members of the Ocracoke pony herd on the island that many believe ...

A dozen rehabbed sea turtles sent back home off Ocracoke
Published: 4/27/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

“Plus, our community gets to come out and cheer them on.” Ocracoke Island was chosen for this release because water temperatures on the southern end of the Outer Banks are now above 60 degrees, warmer and more hospitable than waters further north.

Duke Today
Share Your Duke Time Off Photos
Published: 5/22/2018
Duke Today

“You have to take a ferry to Ocracoke and it feels like you're just getting away from everything,” he said. “It's really important to take time off like that to find the right work-life balance.” To be eligible for prizes, photos must be taken between ...

Herd of horses on NC island welcome new member
Published: 5/5/2018

A small herd of horses on Ocracoke Island welcomed a new member to their family on Thursday. Students at Ocracoke School named the foal Winnie. She was born to Sacajawea, a mare from Shackleford Banks who joined the Ocracoke herd in 2010, and ...

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