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WITN
Ocracoke named third best beach in America
Published: 5/25/2017
WITN

OCRACOKE, NC (WITN) - Ocracoke has moved up a notch in this year's best beach list. Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, rated Ocracoke's lifeguard beach, as the third best in the U.S.. The Florida International University professor, compiles ...
Ocracoke Island Makes Top 10 List Of Beaches In The U.S.WFMY News 2
Dr. Beach names Ocracoke 3rd best beach in USWNCT
Ocracoke beach again named 1 of Dr. Beach's best in AmericaVirginian-Pilot
Patch.com -Island Free Press -Newsday -Dr. Beach
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WITN
Ocracoke pony herd has a new member.
Published: 5/8/2017
WITN

School students on Ocracoke Island helped name the pony, Jobelle, which is the local name for gaillardia flowers, commonly named blanket flowers. Rayo, a direct descendant of the original Ocracoke ponies, is Jobelle's father. Jobelle will not stray far ...




Charlotte Observer
Life on NC's island paradise: sunshine, lighthouses and the Wienermobile
Published: 5/18/2017
Charlotte Observer

Visitors describe Ocracoke Island as isolated, serene and beautiful. A visit by the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile this week also made it surreal. “We make a scene wherever we go,” co-driver Kayla Kawalec told the Ocracoke Observer while the two visited ...

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Index-Journal
Carl White: A boat ride to Ocracoke and talks of Blackbeard
Published: 5/20/2017
Index-Journal

When I started out for my third visit to the island of Ocracoke — part of North Carolina's Outer Banks — I remembered a friend telling me he enjoyed taking the Swan Quarter Ferry because he had less drive time and more time to relax or do a bit of ...




Island Free Press
The Ocracoke Island Lighthouse
Published: 5/15/2017
Island Free Press

Ocracoke Inlet was first placed on the map when English explorers wrecked a sailing ship there in 1585. Two centuries later, this was one of the busiest inlets on the East Coast. Ocracoke Inlet was the only reasonably navigable waterway for ships ...




News & Observer
The Wienermobile was spotted riding the high seas off NC this week
Published: 5/18/2017
News & Observer

A photograph of Oscar Mayer's Wienermobile riding on the ferry was posted to the North Carolina Ferry System's Facebook page. The image, captured by Jason Wells of Jason's Restaurant on Ocracoke Island, shows a crowd of people on the deck looking at ...




Coastal Review Online
Our Coast: Honoring British Allies of WWII
Published: 5/8/2017
Coastal Review Online

At the British cemetery in Ocracoke Village, the military honors ceremony will recognize the sailors from the HMS Bedfordshire, one of the vessels in the Royal Navy Patrol Service assigned to patrol the North Carolina coast that was destroyed in May ...




The Sun Herald
Get away from it all with a trip to North Carolina's Outer Banks
Published: 5/25/2017
The Sun Herald

If staying on Hatteras Island, it is just a one-hour free ferry ride on the Hatteras/Ocracoke Ferry to the north end of Ocracoke Island. Once upon Ocracoke Island, you'll find a village dating back to the 17th century that was home to such notorious ...




Fredericksburg.com
Spotsylvania riders help honor British sailors in N.C. ceremony
Published: 5/27/2017
Fredericksburg.com

Over the next few days, four bodies from the Bedfordshire were discovered on Ocracoke beaches, and residents buried the men near the village cemetery. A fifth body washed up on Hatteras Island and was buried next to a British sailor from the merchant ...




Post Register
Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US
Published: 5/27/2017
Post Register

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 by Stephen Leatherman, also ...
'Dr. Beach' releases 2017 Top Ten beach listKIRO Seattle
The perfect siestaSoutheast Missourian
Florida's Siesta beach named the best in the USBlasting News

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