Recent County News

Hurricane Dorian Press Release #14: Ocracoke Re-entry Procedures

09/13/2019 - Please read this entire release before attempting to access Ocracoke Island, NC. Hyde County is working very closely with the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division to discontinue the manifest process implemented at the outset of the event and transition to a reservation system administered by the ferry terminals. Starting Saturday, September 14, 2019, sound route ferry reservations will be taken daily from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm at 1-800-BY-FERRY (1-800-293-3779). Read More

Hurricane Dorian Press Release #13 - Tentative Schedule for Debris Removal

09/13/2019 - Hyde County's debris removal contractor has completed an initial assessment to determine debris volumes and equipment needs. Ocracoke debris removal operations will begin on Saturday September 14, 2019 and will conduct 3 passes of disaster debris removal consistent with FEMA guidance. Read More

Replacement Food and Nutrition benefits for Hurricane Dorian

09/11/2019 - Active Food and Nutrition Services recipients who suffered a food loss during Hurricane Dorian have until September 30, 2019 to request replacement benefits. Hyde County Department of Social Services will be available at The Ocracoke Community Center for assistance from Wednesday September 11 th 2019 to Saturday September 14 th 2019 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Read More

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