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Open letter to Ocracoke community on the ferry toll fight

Thank you for your interest in the issue of “NO Ferry Tax.”  Because of your support, we won!  Congratulations!  The 2016 Budget Bill, passed on July 1, stabilizes funding for the purchase of ferry vessels and forbids the NC Dept. 1,237 more words

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Be careful going into the ocean

The Outer Banks has had two drowning in the last two days.

The first occurred Thursday (July 21) on Ocracoke in the airport access area (Ramp 70) and the other Friday (July 22) off of Sailfish Drive in Frisco.   263 more words

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Alzheimer's & Spirituality - God Remains With Us

By Greg Porell

Scituate – Do you know what happens to God when a person is afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease? Nothing. He stays right there with them. 793 more words

Health & Wellness

They fixed it! Threat of toll on Hatteras ferry off the table 

Editor’s note July 10, 2016: a correction regarding the amount of  funding for maintenance has been corrected.

A toll on the Hatteras/Ocracoke ferry has been a possibility for the last several years. 577 more words

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Editorial: The island could use a few more bike racks

Exercise is good.  Moving around without relying on fossil fuels is also good.

It has been said that Ocracoke is an island where things are either very close or very far. 389 more words

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Hilary Clinton and History

Hilary Clinton and History

This week Hilary Rodham Clinton gained enough delegates to be the Democrat’s nominee for President of the United States. This is a truly historic moment but as far as I can tell it is being greeted with a subdued yawn in most circles. 330 more words