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The Coastland Times
Ocracoke Island to commemorate 300th anniversary of battle Thanksgiving Day
Published: 11/21/2018
The Coastland Times

Ocracoke Preservation Society in partnership with the Coastal Land Trust's Springer's Point Preserve will host a memorial ceremony on November 22 (Thanksgiving Day) at 10 a.m. along the shore at Springer's Point Nature Preserve, the closest land to the ...

Hidden gems: Ocracoke Island's live oak trees you don't see
Published: 11/19/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

Secreted away in the hidden backyards, dirt lanes and dead-end paths of Ocracoke are the hidden gems, the “other oaks of Ocracoke.” The southern live oak, Quercus virginiana, is the stalwart of the southern trees, with a specimen as old as 1,000 years ...


WCTI12.com
Ocracoke prepares for 300th anniversary of Blackbeard battle
Published: 11/15/2018
WCTI12.com

At the Battle at Ocracoke on November 22, 1718, the Royal Navy, under the command of 1st Lt. Robert Maynard, defeated Blackbeard in the waters off Ocracoke Island. Commander Richard Underwood, a Royal Navy attaché in Washington, D.C., will be in ...


Coastal Review Online
Ocracoke Express on Track for May Launch
Published: 11/15/2018
Coastal Review Online

The new Ocracoke Express will be a 100-passenger, catamaran-style ferry with 96 interior seats, an upper deck with 26 additional seats, two wheelchair tie-downs, 16 bicycle racks, wireless internet access and a concession area. The route will take ...


WCTI12.com
NCDOT awards contracts for 2 new replacement ferries | WCTI
Published: 11/21/2018
WCTI12.com

RALEIGH, N. C. (AP) — The N. C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to build two new replacement ferries to go into service in 2020.

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Anthony Mutro of Ocracoke, Oct. 14
Published: 10/31/2018
The Outer Banks Voice

Anthony Mutro, 69, of Ocracoke, NC died Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Born in Beaufort County, he was the son of the late Ollie Styron Mutro and Theodore Mutro. An Ocracoke High School graduate, Anthony worked as a crew member for the NCDOT Ferry ...


WWAY NewsChannel 3
NCDOT awards contracts for 2 new replacement ferries
Published: 11/20/2018
WWAY NewsChannel 3

A new, 38-vehicle river-class ferry is scheduled for delivery in March 2019 to replace the Thomas A. Baum on the Hatteras Inlet route. The Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke villages is also slated to begin operations next May.

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New Walking Trail in Works for Ocracoke
Published: 10/30/2018
Coastal Review Online

Reprinted from the Ocracoke Observer. OCRACOKE — Thanks to a partnership between the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, Ocracoke Community Park and the National Park Service, Ocracoke residents and visitors will have a new walking trail and ...

Ocracoke Island's Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree continues through Sun.
Published: 10/27/2018
The Coastland Times

OCRACOKE, NC – Chart your course for the Ocracoke Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree to commemorate the 300th Anniversary of Blackbeard's historic last battle directly off the shores of Ocracoke Island. Step back in time with the sights and sounds of 17th ...

DEQ Secretary Visits Ocracoke's Microgrid
Published: 11/9/2018
Coastal Review Online

Ocracoke's electric microgrid is serving as a laboratory for how North Carolina can embrace clean energy to become more competitive not only to attract big companies here but also to benefit consumers. That's what Michael Regan, secretary of the ...

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