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  1. Walking to HatterasRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 28 | Ocracoke Journal

    Hurricane Maria's winds and tides are moving out to sea. Today's post is about another storm, the 1846 hurricane that opened Hatteras and Oregon Inlets.


  2. Hatteras JackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    In his book, Legends of the Outer Banks, Charles Whedbee opens his chapter on a famous North Carolina dolphin , with these words: "For as many years as there have been deep water sailors, man has been fascinated by and strangely drawn to porpoises." According to legend, in the late 18th century a remarkable albino dolphin made it a point to greet sailing ships as they approached Hatteras Inlet.


  3. Island DoctorsRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    As Alton Ballance writes in his book, Ocracokers , "for many periods in its history, Ocracoke had no doctor. Over the years a number of doctors have come here, perhaps staying for a few years or less, but until recently none actually settled here to practice.


  4. YipeeRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    At 5:00 pm today, Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative announced that transmission power had been restored to all of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. Ocracoke and Hatteras islands will be open to visitors beginning Friday, August 4 at noon.


  5. Update and Story from 1990Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Update: As of 8 pm yesterday, the timeframe for restoration of electric power to Ocracoke Island from this point forward was 2-3 days. This includes the time required for testing after all construction is complete and before transmission service can begin.


  6. Bridge Update & Late 1970s OutageRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Here is the latest update on the power outage: . Cape Hatteras Electric Corporation is estimating a "4-6 day timeframe from now for complete transmission restoration."


  7. Bridge & Cable, 2017 & 1978Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    This is the latest message from Tideland EMC: 7:00 PM EST JUL 31 2017 Island on Mobile Generator Power TRANSMISSION UPDATE: Mon., July 31, 7:00 PM Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative continues its execution of two simultaneous solutions to restore transmission service to Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Significant progress has been made on the overhead solution and today crews have already set seven of the required 10 transmission poles.


  8. Power OutageRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    By now all of our readers must have heard about the major power outage on Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands. If not, simply do an internet search for Ocracoke in the news! Power outages and problems with the Herbert C. Bonner bridge over Oregon Inlet are nothing new to us on the Outer Banks.


  9. PowerRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    As most of our readers have probably heard by now, on Thursday morning the construction crew working on the new Oregon Inlet bridge severed the main electric transmission line serving Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Ocracoke is now on intermittent generator power.


  10. ToadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    During WWII the US Navy regularly sprayed Ocracoke village with DDT to combat the hoards of hungry mosquitoes that attacked its personnel stationed here. In addition to killing mosquitoes, many other insects and other animals were affected.


  11. 1955 Ferry ProposalRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    If you enjoyed your ferry ride to Ocracoke, take a look at this editorial from The Coastland Times, Friday, February 4, 1955: "STATE SHOULD OPERATE HATTERAS INLET FERRY "This is a day and age past the time when there is excuse that one section or community of the state should be heavily penalized before access to neighboring communities and the state at large. To long permit any situation of this sort reduces the terminology to 'rank discrimination.'


  12. British CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Today at 11 am, a ceremony to remember the crew of the HMT Bedfordshire , an armed British trawler that was sunk by German U-boats, will be held on Ocracoke at the British Cemetery. Organized by the War Graves Committee on Hatteras, this ceremony honors sailors who lost their lives off the coast here May 11, 1942.


  13. Capt. Denis Daly & Augustin DalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Few people today know the story of John Augustin Daly , but in his day he dominated American theater. In addition to being a playwright and critic, he was a prominent theater manager who founded Daly's Theatre in New York City in 1879.


  14. Bus to NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    The first bus service connecting Ocracoke island and points north, including Norfolk, Virginia, was established in the late 1930s or early 1940s. This is what Earl O'Neal writes in his book O'Neals of Ocracoke Island, their Ancestors and Descendants : "This bus was owned by Stanley Wahab to support his Wahab Village Hotel and other enterprises.


  15. The Charlie MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    One of the Outer Banks' most celebrated pogey boats was the Charlie Mason , a trawler which regularly supplied the Fish Meal Company in West Beaufort, NC, with menhaden. On January 1, 1948, the Charlie Mason , was fishing offshore of Ocracoke when the weather deteriorated.


  16. RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    "Once I thanked God for my treasure, Now like rust it corrodes. And I can't help from blamin' your goin' On the coming, the coming of the roads" The words above were written by Billy Edd Wheeler .


  17. Ocracoke TramRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Although I haven't mentioned it recently in this blog, I am guessing that most of our readers are aware of the NC Ferry Division's plans to establish passenger ferries from Hatteras to Ocracoke beginning in the spring of 2018. You can read more about this here and here .


  18. Up TrentRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Visitors to Ocracoke may notice a section of paved road called Trent Drive. It connects the eastern ends of Sunset Drive and Middle Road.


  19. Oyster TongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    Before the widespread use of outboard motors, and even still sometimes today, Outer Bankers harvested oysters in Pamlico Sound with the use of oyster tongs. Oyster tongs work much like post hole diggers, but the handles are much longer , and the "working end" consists of two wide rakes.


  20. MemoriesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Ocracoke Journal

    In the Fall, 1979, issue of Sea Chest , a former non-profit educational project of the students of Cape Hatteras School, Steve Roberts shares his memories of growing up on Portsmouth. "Now when I was a right little thing, they did a lot of bartering...back and forth across the sound.


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