Recent County News

Press Release: Ocracoke Control Group Recommends Lifting Evacuation Order November 22

11/11/2019 - The Ocracoke Control Group met Monday, November 11, 2019, and have recommended to the Hyde County Board of Commissioners to lift the evacuation order on November 22, 2019, or immediately following the reopening of NC 12, which is currently slated and on schedule to reopen on November 22, 2019. Read More

Ocracoke Interfaith Relief & Recovery Team Press Release

11/8/2019 - The OIRRT operations will open at the Life Saving Church, Lighthouse Road, on Monday, Nov. 11. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Joint Recovery Center ceased operations on the island on Nov. 7. Read More

Community Foundation and Firehouse Committee Supports 65 Ocracoke Households

11/7/2019 - This week, more than 65 households on Ocracoke have been awarded assistance for Dorian recovery from money raised by the Outer Banks Community Foundation. As relief efforts continue on the island, much more financial assistance is to come, according to Community Foundation representatives. Read More

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