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Low Pressure System Brings Heavy Rains to Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands

  Island Free Press

A complex low pressure system brought more than 4 inches of rain to southern Hatteras and Ocracoke island on late Sunday night and early Monday morning, ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

NPS Commercial Services Open Houses to be Held in March

  Island Free Press

The National Park *Service* will hold Commercial Services Orientations and Open Houses on Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Roanoke Islands to share information ...

2/22/2019 8:05 PM

NCDOT to Start Ocracoke Express Ferry from May


The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said that Ocracoke Express ferry *service* between the state's Hatteras…

1/27/2019 8:00 AM

Local and State Officials Hear Updates on Passenger Ferry During Hatteras Village Tour

  Island Free Press

Representatives from local and state government offices headed to Hatteras Village on Saturday afternoon for an inside look at the new facilities for the Hatteras ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

Community Calendar, Feb. 4 through Feb. 6 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

MONDAY, Feb. 4. Joint Meeting. 5 p.m. Hyde County commissioners and school board members. Hyde County Government Center, Multi-use Room, Swan ...

2/3/2019 8:00 AM

New Food Pantry To Be Dedicated Feb. 24

  Island Free Press

The new, free-standing building for the Bread of Life Food Pantry at the Assembly of God Church on Lighthouse Road will officially open with a ribbon cutting at ...

2/15/2019 3:16 PM

Braxton J. Cahoon | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Braxton Jarvis Cahoon, 69, of Swan Quarter, died unexpectedly at his home on February 15, 2019. Born in Beaufort County on December 13, 1949, he was the ...

2/23/2019 3:56 AM

‘Prehistoric’ fish found washed up on NC’s Outer Banks

  The News & Observer

Out for a ride on the beach, an Ocracoke resident found what looked like a large prehistoric fish. An Atlantic sturgeon had washed up on the Outer Banks beach, ...

12/13/2018 8:00 AM

Here’s the cost to ride the new passenger ferry to Ocracoke — and how to get a discount

  The News & Observer

It will cost as much as $15 round-trip to ride the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, but North Carolina officials say ...

12/7/2018 8:00 AM

Priority Pass Renewal Dates Set for Ocracoke Residents

  Island Free Press

Ocracoke Island residents will need to reapply on February 5 through February 7 for an updated 2019 and 2020 priority pass for the Hatteras / Ocracoke ferry.

1/11/2019 8:00 AM

Volunteers find cold-stunned sea turtles on Ocracoke Island

  The Outer Banks Voice

A cold-stunned Kemps Ridley sea turtle found on Ocracoke is in Hatteras before its transfer to the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the ...

1/20/2019 8:00 AM

Ocracoke Preservation Society Announces 2018 Holiday Historic Homes Tour

  Island Free Press

Six historic cottages will be open for viewing on Sunday, December 9, 2018 in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Ocracoke Village Local Shopping Day event.

11/30/2018 8:00 AM

Ocracoke Express passenger ferry set to launch in May

  The Outer Banks Voice

After some delays, the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry is now set to launch May 14, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. The new vessel ...

12/21/2018 8:00 AM

4 dead whales have recently washed up, concerning scientists


COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Four dead whales have recently beached along the Outer Banks and Virginia, concerning scientist over the rising death toll. News.

2/19/2019 7:00 PM

NCDOT passenger-only ferry to start Ocrakoke Island service in May

  Marine Log

JANUARY 28, 2019 — Beginning Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the N.C. Ferry System will add direct passenger-only *service* from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island's ...

1/28/2019 8:00 AM

Cape Hatteras National Seashore sees highest visitation since 2003 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Cape Hatteras National Seashore recorded a 5.7 percent increase in total recreational visits in 2018 compared to 2017. Last year's visitation at 2572297 visitors ...

2/16/2019 10:20 PM

Newest Update of Carolina's Counties in the Northern Side

  Carolina Newswire

The Florence flooding does leave a big aftermath to deal with. Many public places and properties need to be emptied for a while for the sake of saving human's ...

1/30/2019 8:00 AM

UPDATE: Surf continues to pound beaches, wind to persist today

  The Outer Banks Voice

High wind, surf and coastal flood advisories will continue today for the Outer Banks as a major winter storm spins off the coast of North Carolina. Dare County ...

12/9/2018 8:00 AM

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