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3rd Annual Engelhard Community Yard Sale

04/19/17 3rd Annual Engelhard Community Yard Sale will be April 29th, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m.  Read More

Public Notice - DSS Board Meeting

04/19/17 The Hyde County Department of Social Services will hold a regularly scheduled Board Meeting at The Senior Citizens Center on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD BBQ Chicken Lunch & Dinner

04/18/17 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a choice of grilled chicken or grilled BBQ chicken fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, April 29, from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station.

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Senate Bill 15 Has Specific implications For Ocracoke School

04/17/17 Attached is a copy of Senate Bill 15 that will be heard in committee on April 19, 2017 at noon in room 544 LOB.  This legislation has specific implications for the 4.5 positions at Ocracoke School. Read More

Hyde County Offices To Close Good Friday

04/12/17 All Hyde County Offices will be Closed on Good Friday April 14, 2017.  Read More

Hyde County Hotline Newsletter April

04/10/17 April Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now. Read More

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting

04/06/17 Reminder the Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.  See Agenda

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

04/06/17 The Ocracoke Board of Adjustment Board Meeting is set for Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 4:00pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

04/06/17 The Regular Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education has been changed to April 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the O.A. Peay School Complex.  Read More

Public Meeting

04/06/17 Hyde County Public Meeting on Hurricane Matthew Resilient Redevelopment Plan, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  Read More

Hyde County DSS is now accepting applications for IMCW II.

04/06/17 Hyde County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for an IMCW II.  Read More

Hyde County ABC Alcohol Abstinence Program

04/06/17 Hyde ABC will sponsor Roman Gabriel III and  his "Sold Out" alcohol  abstinence program to Mattamuskeet Middle and High School on Friday April 7th.
MS presentation at 10:15
HS Presentation at 11:00 am
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Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District meeting

04/6/17 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet at 7:00 pm, on Tuesday, May 8, 2017 at the Hyde County Government Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter.  Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting for April 11 Time Change

04/06/17 The next Ocracoke Ferry meeting is set for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Center.  The Corp of Engineers will also be here to give an update on the short route.   It will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center and Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room using electronic conferencing equipment Read More

Ocracoke DSS Visit for April

04/04/17 The Hyde County Department of Social Services visit scheduled for this week (Thursday and Friday) has been moved up a day to Wednesday, April 5th from 2pm-5pm and Thursday, April 6th from 8am-11am at the Ocracoke Community Center.

Hyde County Commissioners April Meeting

04/02/17 The Hyde County Board of Education will meet at 5:00pm and the Board of Commissioners  will follow at 6:00pm.  These meetings will open Monday,  April 3, 2017 at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke Community Center using electronic conferencing equipment.


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Ocracoke Ferry Meeting Is Scheduled for April 11

04/02/17  The next Ocracoke Ferry meeting is set for Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1 p.m. in the Community Center.  The Corp of Engineers will also be here to give an update on the short route.   It will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center and Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room using electronic conferencing equipment

 


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The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners

04/02/17 The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) is now accepting applications from county employees for the 2017 Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards. Read More

Health Screenings and Healthy Treats

03/30/2017 Health screenings and healthy treats will be hosted by the Hyde County Health Department at the Hyde County Public Library in Engelhard on Monday, April 3, 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm. The event is free to the public. Read More.

Change of guard for Partnership for the Sounds

03/30/17 After nearly 24 years as chairman of the Partnership for the Sounds Board of Directors, J.D. Brickhouse resigned from that post effective at the board’s January 2017 meeting. Read More

Mattie Arts Center Spring Fling

03/30/17 The Mattie Arts Center Presents: Spring Fling Gallery Artist Exposition, Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Village Commons between the Courthouses.  Read More

Regular Board of Education Meeting

03/30/17 The Regular Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center, 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy., Ocracoke, North Carolina 27960.

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Public Notice - DSS Board Nominations

03/29/17 The Social Services Commission (SSC) will make appointments to the County Boards of Social Services to fill seats of the SSC appointees whose terms expire on June 30, 2017. The nomination period will begin on March 15, 2017 and will end April 28, 2017. Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 28, 2017. Read more

DSS Board Meeting

03/29/17 The Hyde County Department of Social Services will hold a regularly scheduled board meeting at The Mattamuskeet Library on March 30, 2017, at 6:00 pm. Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

03/28/17 A meeting of the Ocracoke Board of Adjustments (Variance Board) is scheduled for 3:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  The meeting will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Makers Market on Silver Lake

03/23/17 There will be a Makers Market on Silver Lake on April 15th from 9am - 3pm at the Wahab House Lawn, 161 Irvin Garrish Hwy, next to the Anchorage Inn. 

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Ocracoke Child Care Clam Chowder Cook-off 2017

03/23/17 Island cooks are busy planning their best soups for the Clam Chowder Cook-off Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

2017 Coastal Envirothon Was Another Success

03/32/17 We are happy to report the 2017 Coastal Envirothon was another success. Read More

Public Notice

03/20/17  The Joint Board of Education and Board of Commissioners Meeting will begin at 5:00pm on Monday, April 3, 2017.   Read More

Press Release -NOTICE TO OCRACOKE HOMEOWNERS

03/16/17 As a result of significant flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew on Ocracoke Island, Hyde County Office of Planning is now accepting applications for the elevation and reconstruction of homes that have experienced significant flood damage from the storm.  Read More

Hyde County Republican Party Annual Convention

03/16/17 The Hyde County Republican Party will be having their annual Republican Party Convention on Friday, March 31st.at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting will take place at the Hyde County Courthouse in the Multi-purpose room, on the second floor. Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Pork Chop Lunch & Dinner

03/16/17 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fried pork chop fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, March 25 from 11:30 am until 7 pm at the station. Read More

Ocracoke Observer wins N.C. Press Awards

03/15/17 The Observer won awards in the Online newspaper category and was one of four online newspapers winning awards.  Read More

Press Release

03/15/17 New Hyde County Digital Flood Maps Available for Review.  See Attached Press Release

Employment Opportunity in Hyde County

03/15/17 The Northeastern Workforce Development Board/Albermarle Commission are now hiring temporary employees for the Disaster Relief Employment Program to assist with Hurricane Matthew cleanup.  Positions are available in Hyde County for Drainage Maintenance.  Read More

Hyde County VFD Fire Chief Meeting

03/15/17 03/15/17 Hyde County VFD will hold a Fire Chief meeting on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke Community Center using electronic conferencing equipment.

ABC Board Meeting Rescheduled

03/14/17 The ABC Board Meeting has been rescheduled to March 21, 2017. Read More

Habitat For Humanity To Build Home In Hyde County

03/14/17 Local citizens will have an opportunity to apply for ownership of a new home to be built in Hyde county by Habitat for Humanity.  Read More

Outer Banks Community Foundation Meet & Greet

03/10/17  Outer Banks Community Foundation Meet and Greet Friday March 24th from  2 to 3pm at Ocracoke Oyster Company. Learn more about the OBCF that has given out over $200,000.00 in grants to Ocracoke non profits and scholarships to Ocracoke students over the last 20 years.  Read More

Notice Of Special Board Of Education Meeting

03/09/17 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

03/09/17 The Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, March 13, 2017, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

03/07/17 A meeting of the Ocracoke Board of Adjustments (Variance Board) is scheduled for 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 8,2017.  The meeting will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

NC Coastal Federation Is Accepting Proposals for Contractor Services

03/06/17 NC Coastal Federation is looking to contract services to assist in developing a watershed restoration plan for Lake Mattamuskeet.  It is crafted as a 6-month position with the opportunity to extend an additional 6 to 12 months upon successful completion of the initial 6-month term.  Read More

Public Meeting

03/02/17 View preliminary flood maps for Hyde County, speak with representatives from the NC Emergency Management about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Read More

Hyde County Hotline Newsletter March

03/02/17 March Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now.  Read More

Public Notice

3/2/17 Hyde County will be seeking bids for the mowing services of twelve locations throughout the County.  You can view the contract and bid process on our web site at Read More

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board

03/01/17 The Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Hyde County Commissioners March Meeting

03/01/17 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6pm.  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke Community Center using electronic conferencing equipment Read More

Ocracoke Community Park & Youth Center

03/01/17 Ocracoke Community Park & Youth Center will be hosting travel baseball tournaments as part of our 2017 campaign.  The first tournament, Ocracoke Island Invitational 10U is scheduled for April 15-16th (Easter weekend).  Our next tournament is Ocracoke Island Invitational 12U for May 27-28th (Memorial weekend). Read More

Notice To Ocracoke Property Owners 2017 Property Revaluation

02/25/17 Pearson's Appraisal Service personnel will be available from review your 2017 property revaluation from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm March 13 - March 16, 2017. Read More

Notice to Hyde County Homeowners with Residences on Ocracoke -  Deadline Extended to March 3, 2017 

02/25/17 Given the significant flooding on Ocracoke as a result of Hurricane Matthew, Hyde County is accepting applications from flooded homeowners on the island who wish to be considered for Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) Funds to elevate, reconstruct, or acquire flooded residential properties. Read More

Public Workshops

02/25/17  Public comment has been received at an Occupancy Tax Board meeting on February 9, and through a workshop with Occupancy Tax Board members on February 26. Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

02/25/17 The Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board) board will meet on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 5:00pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.
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Hyde County Will Be Offering A Rabies Vaccination Clinic

02/22/17 Hyde County will be offering a Rabies Vaccination Clinic on:
March 4, 2017 from 9am - 12noon at the following address:
     J. M Eakes Home
     9300 North Lake Road
     Fairfield, NC
Price $10.00 for 1 year vaccine
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The Hyde County Utilities Department Is Now Accepting Job Applications

02/22/17 The Hyde County Utilities Department is now accepting applications for one Solid Waste Site Attendant for the Scranton Convenience Site.  Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District meeting

02/22/17The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet at 7:30 pm, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Hyde County Government Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter.  Read More

EMT B Class

02/20/17 EMT B class will be held on 3/13/2017. Location will be to the Fairfield Fire Dept. Time will be 6PM.  Delia Mooney or Marsha Gibbs has applications. The book will cost $110.00 Read More

Hyde County Now Accepting Job Applications For Water and Flood Control Coordinator

02/20/17 The Water and Flood Control Coordinator will work to achieve the primary goal of protecting our residents, homes, businesses, infrastructure, schools, farm land and tax base from the effects of flooding and saltwater intrusion and coordinates the creation, operation and management of water control, drainage and flood control systems through hazard mitigation projects, identification of funding sources, and emergency response plans. Read More

Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board Annual Appropriations Request Meeting

02/17/17  This year the meeting will be held on Tuesday April 4th @ 7:00 PM at the Ocracoke Community Center. Request packets should be dropped off no later than Monday, March 27th at the front desk of the Ocracoke Library.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

02/16/17 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fried shrim fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, February 25, from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station. Read More

ABC Board Meeting Rescheduled

02/16/17 The ABC Board Meeting for February has been rescheduled to Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:30. Read More

Englehard VFD Fish Fry

02/15/17 Englehard VFD Fish Fry, Saturday, February 18, from 11am to 8pm. Read More

Occupancy Tax Board Meeting

02/13/17 There will be a Occupancy Tax Board Meeting on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ocracoke Community Center.  This meeting will be a working session on the tram service for Ocracoke.  It will be open to the public but not open for questions Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

02/09/17 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, February 13, 2017, 1pm at the Ocracoke. Read More

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting

02/07/17 Reminder:  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.  Agenda

Notice to Hyde County Homeowners with Residences on Ocracoke

02/03/17 Given the significant flooding on Ocracoke as a result of Hurricane Matthew, Hyde County is accepting applications from flooded homeowners on the island who wish to be considered for Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) Funds to elevate, reconstruct, or acquire flooded residential properties.  Read More

6th Annual Ocracoke 10k/5k, 1 Mile Family Fun Run & 2nd Annual Half Marathon

02/03/17 Join us on April 29, 2017 at 8:00am for Ocracoke Island's 6th annual 10k/5k and 1 mile family fun run. The 10/5K run will take place in the Village of Ocracoke.  Read More

Mattie Arts Center winter 2017 Line-Up

02/03/17 The 2017 Updated Mattie Arts Center Winter Schedule is available.  Don't forget to sign up for the many classes being offered.  Read More

Hyde County Hotline Newsletter February

02/02/17 February Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now.  Read More

The Hyde County Health Department Job Opening

02/02/17 The Hyde County Health Department is now accepting applications for a Foreign Language Interpreter II.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners February Meeting

01/30/17 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6pm.  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke Community Center using electronic conferencing equipment. Read More

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting

01/30/17 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Occupancy Tax Board Meeting

01/30/17  There will be a Occupancy Tax Board Meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.,  to hear a presentation by the County Manager on the passenger ferry service. Read More

The Hyde County Utilities Department Job Opening

01/24/27 The Hyde County Utilities Department is now accepting applications for one Water Treatment Plant Operator. Attached are the job description and notice.  Read More

Upcoming Computer Class at Hyde County Davis Center

01/24/17 The following class is available at the Hyde County Davis Center in Engelhard through the BCCC Continuing Education Department. To register, call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu. Read More

FEMA and State Community Outreach in Ocracoke

01/23/17 REMINDER: FEMA and State Community Outreach Specialists will be available in Ocracoke this week to answer your mitigation and recovery questions.  Read More

Grain Bin Safety Training

01/20/17 Grain Bin Safety Training at Lake Ridge Farms Shop, 8630 Piney Woods Road, Fairfield, NC.  To be held on February 28, 2017.  Please register by February 21.  Read More

Blackland Auxin Training & Cotton Production Meeting

01/20/17 Auxin Training (Cotton & Soybeans) February 6, 2017 from 8am - 10am, Cotton Production Meeting from 10am - 12pm.  Read More

2017 Road Show Production Meetings

01/20/17 The agenda for each Road show meeting will be the same and will cover current issues related to corn and soybean production.  All meetings are set to begin at 9:30 am and will conclude with lunch.  Read More

OCUMC Receives $10,000.00 Hurricane Relief Grant

01/20/17 The Beaufort-Hyde Community Foundation has presented the Ocracoke United Methodist Church with a $10,000.00 grant for hurricane relief. Read More

Ocracoke Island Experiments with Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid

01/20/17 North Carolina’s Ocracoke Island is experimenting with a solar-plus-storage microgrid to improve its energy mix.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Now Accepting Job Applications For IMCW II

01/19/17  Hyde County Department of Social Services is Accepting Applications for a IMCWII.  Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

01/19/17 A meeting of the Ocracoke Board of Adjustments (Variance Board) is scheduled for 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 26.  The meeting will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Oysters Lunch & Dinner

01/19/17 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fried oyster fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, January 28, from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station. Fried oysters, buttered potatoes, coleslaw, hush puppies, dessert and tea. Eat in or take out!Adults $10.00 and children under 12, $5.00 per plate. Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District meeting

01/19/17  The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet for the Annual Spot check and Conservation Tour at 9:00 am, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Hyde Government Center Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter, NC.  Read More

Hyde County Davis Center Welcomes New Coordinator

01/19/17 Residents of Hyde County will have expanded educational opportunities at the Hyde County Davis Center in Engelhard when a new workforce and continuing education coordinator comes aboard. Read More

FEMA and State Community Outreach in Hyde County

01/12/17 FEMA and State Community Outreach Specialists will be available at select locations in Hyde County to answer your mitigation and recovery questions. Read More

Petition to save Local Shrimp

01/12/17 On Tuesday, January 5, 2017, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution opposing the proposed trawl ban for the Pamlico Sound. We are encouraging our citizens to have their voices heard as well. Read More

Ponzer VFD 5th Annual Oyster Roast

01/12/17 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire & Rescue, 40186 US Hwy 264, Belhaven, NC 27810, will hold their 5th Annual Oyster Roast on Saturday, January 14 from 5-8 pm. $35.00 all you can eat! Chili $1 per bowl.

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board

01/11/17 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. See Agenda

Public Meeting for Lake Mattamuskeet Watershed

1/11/17 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Hyde County Soil and Water Board and Hyde County commissioners will host a public meeting on Jan. 31, 2017 to discuss a stakeholder-driven planning process for the Lake Mattamuskeet watershed. The meeting will occur at 7 p.m. in the Mattamuskeet High School cafeteria located at 20392 U.S. 264 in Swan Quarter.  Read More

Hyde County Hotline Newsletter January

1/10/17 January Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now.  Read More

Government offices to be closed January 09, 2017

01/08/17  Due to dangerous driving conditions, all Hyde County government offices will be closed Monday, January 09, 2017.

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet January 17, 2017

01/07/17 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on January 17, 2017 at 4pm. Read More

Keeping Current

01/07/17 Keeping Current is an interactive program designed to empower and equip adults with the tools necessary to prevent teen substance abuse. Read More

Petition Against Proposed Trawl Ban

01/05/17 On Tuesday, January 5, 2017, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution opposing the proposed trawl ban for Pamlico Sound.

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Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board

01/05/17 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

01/05/17  Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, January 9, 2017, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community  Read More

Hyde County DSS Job Opening

01/05/17 Hyde County DSS Now Accepting Job Applications For IMCW II. Read More

1st Annual Skeet Shoot & Oyster Roast

01/05/17 Please join us on January 21, 2017 for the Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department's 1st Annual Skeet Shoot across from Martelle's from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm followed by an oyster roast at 6:00 pm at the fire station. Read More

Hyde County Commissioners January Meeting

12/28/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke Community Center using electronic conferencing equipment. Read More

Hyde County Hotline Newsletter December

12/28/16  December Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now. Click here

Public Notice

12/28/16 Hyde County Board of Health (BOH) Rule for Post-exposure Management of Dogs and Cats, Recommended by the NC Division of Public Health.  Read More

Mount Olive Church of Christ Christmas Eve Service

12/20/16 Mount Olive Church of Christ Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Read More

Hyde County Offices to Close for Holiday

12/15/16 All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on December 23, 26, 27, 2016 in observance of Christmas and January 2, 2017 in observance of  New Years.  Read More

Certified Safe Farm Of NC

12/15/16 What is a certified Safe Farm?  How do I become a Certified Safe Farm?  What are the benefits?  To find the answers, Read More

Gloria Spencer Memorial Hat Project

12/13/16 The Hat Project began two years ago when Gloria Spencer, then Hyde County’s Department of Social Services Director, was having cancer treatments in Greenville at the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center and Eastern Radiology. One chilly evening when she was leaving her treatment at the medical center, she encountered an elderly patient who was clearly very cold as she waited for the bus. Mrs. Spencer immediately handed the woman her own hat and scarf.  Read More  
Hats made in honor of Gloria Spencer
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Ocracoke Is First In The State For A Microgrid

12/13/16 Ocracoke is a pilot project from which NCEMC and Tideland hope to learn just how community microgrids will best complement their larger electric distribution system.  Read More

Ocracoke Working Watermen's Association 11th Annual Steamed Oyster/Shrimp Fundraiser

12/12/16 11th Annual Ocracoke Working Watermen's Association Steamed Oyster/Shrimp Fundraiser will be held Friday, December 30, 2016, from 2 - 5pm at the Fish House, Ocracoke. Read More

Hyde County Commissioners Sworn In At December's Meeting

12/07/16 Sworn in for Hyde County Commissioners Monday night were, Tom Pahl, District 3; Benjamin Simmons III, District 2;  Earl Pugh Jr., District 5.  Mr. Pugh was also re-appointed as Chairman. Read More

Swan Days Celebration

12/07/16 Celebrating the return of the Alaskan Tundra Swan to the beautiful Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge and the historical heritage of Mattamuskeet Lake and Loge.  Read More

North Carolina Flood Survivors: You Have More Time to File Proof of Loss

12/07/16 If you are a North Carolina homeowner, renter or business owner with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program there's still time to gather the information you need to file a Proof of Loss for you damaged property.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Now Accepting Job Applications For IMCW II/Food Stamp Worker

12/07/16 Hyde County DSS Now Accepting Job Applications For IMCW II/Food Stamp Worker.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners December Meeting

12/02/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held December 5, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area.
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Christmas In The Quarter

12/02/16 The Hyde County Farmers Market will be hosting multiple activities next Friday evening, December 9th, in front of the Government Center Building in Swan Quarter from 5PM-8:30PM! Be sure to bring your Holiday Cheer!  Read More

Christmas at the Octagon House

11/30/16 Come to the Octagon House in all its holiday finery, enjoy refreshments & fellowship.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Now Accepting Job Applications For Housekeeper

11/30/16 Hyde County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for a housekeeper.  The Housekeeper position requires applicant to have 1 year experience in the performance of commercial cleaning.  Read More

Ocracoke Deputy Sheriff Job Opening

11/30/16 Ocracoke Island, NC Sheriff Office is now accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff.  Minimum Requirements established by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards, as well as the Hyde County Sheriffs Office, are the basis for consideration for employment as a Deputy Sheriff.  Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet December 8

11/30/16 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet at 6:00 pm, on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Martelle’s Feedhouse Restaurant In Engelhard.  Read More

North Carolina Disaster Assistance Deadline Extended to Jan. 9, 2017

11/24/16 At the request of the State of North Carolina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a 31-day extension for Hurricane Matthew survivors to apply for federal disaster assistance.  Read More

$10,000.00 Grant Approved for Hyde County Hurricane Matthew Victims

11/17/16 The Grants Committee of the NCCF (North Carolina Community Foundation) has approved a $10,000.00 grant to assist the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Hyde County.  Read More

Hyde County Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

11/17/16  All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2016 for Thanksgiving Holiday.
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SBA Small Business Disaster Loan Information

11/17/16 U. S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans.  Read More

Swan Days Festival

11/14/16 Guided tram tours to view migratory birds will be given during the Swan Days Festival on December 10, 2016 at Mattamuskeet NWR.
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Hyde County Offices Closed For Veteran's Day

11/09/16 All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on November 11, 2016 in observance of Veteran's Day. Solid waste convenience sites will remain open and operate normal business hours. Read More

Variance Board Meeting Has Been Cancelled

11/09/16  The Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board) board meeting scheduled for Friday November 11, 2016 at 9:00am in the Ocracoke Community Center has been cancelled. Read More

2016 General Election Unoffical Results

11/09/16 For the 2016 General Election Unofficial Results Click Here

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Business Owners

11/09/16 The link below provides more information to Disaster recovery assistance for business owners impacted by Hurricane Matthew
http://www.sbtdc.org/hurricanematthew/
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The First Step To Federal Disaster Assistance Is Registering With FEMA

11/09/16  The First Step To Federal Disaster Assistance Is Registering With FEMA. The NC Daily Fact Sheet dated November 7, 2016 is Attached for your help.  Click Here

Deadline Drawing Near for Filing Disaster Unemployment Assistance

11/09/16 Residents in the following counties have until November 14, 2016 to file for DUA benefits: Beaufort County, Bertie County, Bladen County, Columbus County, Cumberland County, Dare County, Duplin County, Edgecombe County, Gates County, Greene County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Hyde County, Johnston County, Jones County, Lenoir County, Nash County, Pender County, Pitt County, Robeson County, Sampson County, Wayne County, and Wilson County.  Read More

Christmas in Hyde

11/09/16  In celebration of the upcoming Christmas holiday season, MATTIE Arts is pleased to bring you its annual Christmas Concert on Friday, December 9th, at 7 PM.  Read More

Hyde DSS Accepting LIEAP Applications

11/09/16 Any households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled persons receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits. Disabled persons are defined as receiving SSI, SSA or VA disability.
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Ocracoke Ferry Meeting Is Scheduled for November 14th

11/05/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting for November is NOT canceled and will be held Monday, November 14, 2016, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community. Read More

Mattamuskeet Senior Center Holiday Craft Show

11/04/16 Get your shopping done locally at the Mattamuskeet Senior Center Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Board Meeting

11/04/16 Hyde County DSS will hold a Board Meeting at the Mattamuskeet Library on Monday, November 14, 2015 at 6:00pm.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

11/04/16 The Hyde County Board of Education will be meeting November 7, 2016 at 5:00pm at the Information Highway room at Mattamuskeet Early College High School.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners November Meeting

11/03/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held November 7, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area.  Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

11/03/16 The Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board) board will meet on Friday November 11, 2016 at 9:00am in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting

11/03/16  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board will meet on Thursday November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting for November is Canceled

11/03/16 The November 14th Ocracoke Ferry Meeting has been canceled.  The next meeting will be December 12, 2016. Read More

Hyde County Hotline 3rd Annual Race Across the Lake

11/03/16 3rd Annual Race Across the Lake 5K/10K on April 1, 2017.  Read More 

November Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

11/03/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Newsletter
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Local Residents Wanted for Hurricane Matthew Disaster Recovery Jobs

11/03/16 North Carolinians looking for temporary work now have an opportunity to be part of the team to help their state recover from Hurricane Matthew, and to learn first-hand about the recovery process.  Read More

Engelhard Fall Festival

11/01/16 Come out for some fun at the Engelhard Fall Festival on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  Read More

Hyde County ABC Board Meeting

11/01/16 The Hyde County ABC board will be meeting at 4pm on November 14, 2016.  The NC State auditor of ABC store will be presenting information from  the 2015-2016 audit. Moniqua McLean will be present at the SQ store for the meeting.

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Santa For Seniors

11/01/16 While it may be hard for some of us to image, this year many of our older adult clients will spend the holidays alone! This year the Area Agency on Aging and Senior Nutrition Program are doing a gift drive to make the holidays a little brighter for some of our homebound clients that might otherwise go without.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Christmas Cheer

11/01/16 Applications for Christmas Cheer will be taken from 11/14/2016 thru 12/02/2016. Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW RECOVERY BULLETIN #2

10/31/16 The initial and final pass to collect Hyde County Mainland storm debris began on Friday, October 28, 2016 and it is currently ongoing. Hyde County officials urged all mainland residents to place their storm debris on the roadside by no later than Tuesday, October 25, 2016. If you have not staged your debris for retrieval, as instructed, the time to do so is now.  
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Hyde County Board of Education Meeting Location Change

10/29/16  The Regular Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., has been changed.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

10/29/16  The Hyde County Board of Education will be meeting November 3, 2016 at 10:00am at the O A Peay School Complex. Read More

Halloween Happenings on Ocracoke

10/26/16 10/26/16  For a list of all the weekend Halloween Happenings on Ocracoke, please see Attached.

FEMA Assistants On Ocracoke

10/25/16 The FEMA representatives will be onsite Tuesday, October 25, 2016, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Wednesday, October 26, 2016, from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. If you are an Ocracoke resident or property owner, please share this information widely! Read More

Hyde County Workforce & Continuing Education Coordinator Job Opening

10/25/16 The Division of Continuing Education is seeking a part-time Hyde County Workforce & Continuing Education Coordinator. Read More

Hyde County Health Department Open House

10/25/16 Come to the Hyde County Health Department Open House on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 8:00am to 11:00am. Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Pork Chop Lunch & Dinner

10/25/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a Fried Pork Chop Dinner on Saturday 29, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  Read More

Tetanus Shots Encouraged In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Matthew

10/25/16 Hyde County Health Department is urging all residents of Hyde County and volunteer groups assisting in Hyde County to be extremely cautious around debris and other storm hazards because of the increased risk of exposure to tetanus.  Read More

SBA Assistance Available For Businesses And Individuals In Hyde County

10/25/16 If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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HURRICANE MATTHEW RECOVERY BULLETIN #1

Hyde County disaster survivors have a number of local/state/federal assistance programs and services available to help them recover in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.  In an effort to consolidate recovery information, Hyde County Public Information will be preparing and releasing recovery bulletins to assist our citizens. See attached bulletin.

Hurricane Mathew Disaster Food Stamps

10/21/16 The Hyde County Department of Social Services will be taking Disaster Food and Nutrition Services applications starting on Saturday, October 22, 2016 for more information click here.

2016 General Election One Stop Voting Schedule

10/19/16 Hyde County General Election One Stop Voting Schedule. See Attached

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet November 1

10/19/16 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet at 7:30 pm, on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Hyde County Government Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter.  Read More

Gloria Spencer Memorial Information

10/19/16 Gloria Spencer served as the Director for the Hyde County Department of Social Services from July 1989 until her retirement on May 31, 2015.  Read More

Twenty Counties in North Carolina Approved for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

10/19/16 The Division of Employment Security (DES) has announced that Hyde County is one of the twenty counties approved.  The deadline for applying is November 14, 2016.  Read More

$10,000.00 Grant Approved for Hyde County Hurricane Matthew Victims

11/17/16 The Grants Committee of the NCCF (North Carolina Community Foundation) has approved a $10,000.00 grant to assist the victims of Hurricane Matthew in Hyde County.  Read More

Termination of the Mandatory Visitor Evacuation Order

10/16/16 PROCLAMATION Termination of the Mandatory Visitor Evacuation Order Issued for Ocracoke Island.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

10/16/16 Notice Of Special Board Of Education Meeting.  Read More

Hurricane Matthew 2016 Hot Food Waiver

10/16/16 The purpose the attached letter is to provide information regarding Hot Food Waiver approval for North Carolina. The Hot Food Waiver is effective October 14, 2016 and will end on November 14, 2016. Read Letter

Palm Readings on Ocracoke

10/16/16 Have your future read at Roxys Antiques, Saturday October 22, 2016 from 7-9 pm.  Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #13

10/15/16 Ocracoke Deputy Control Group Submits a recommendation to Lift Ocracoke Visitor Restriction and Mandatory Evacuation Order.
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HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #12

10/14/16 Hyde County Receives A FEMA Individual Assistance (IA) Declaration, Recovery Efforts Continue.  Read More

Blackberd's Pirates Jamboree Cancelled

10/13/16 True pirates never say die, but the Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree committee has decided to surrender.  Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #11

10/13/16 Tentative Schedule for Lifting Ocracoke Visitor Restriction, Debris Removal Scheduled, and UMCOR Will Conduct Ocracoke Unmet Needs Assessments.  Read More

 

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #10

10/12/16 Hyde County has not yet established a date for releasing the visitor restriction, however it will not be this weekend. We will do so only after all issues regarding health and safety have been addressed.  Read More
Debris removal

WOVV Is Temporarily Off The Air

10/12/16 Ocracoke Community Radio, WOVV 90.1 signal is off the air.  They are streaming online at WOVV.org.   They will be up and running as soon as possible.

Hyde County DSS To Visit Ocracoke October 13&14, 2016

10/12/16 Hyde County DSS will be on Ocracoke on Thursday October 13 from 2-5 pm and Friday October 14 from 8-11am.  Anyone who is currently receiving Food and Nutrition Services and experienced a food loss, must contact their local county department of social services within 10 calendar days from the date of the food loss and request a replacement of benefits. Read More  

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

10/12/16 Important Information to know about Mosquito-Borne Illnesses.
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HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #9

10/11/16 NC DOT Ferry Division Begins First Runs to Ocracoke and Hyde County Debris Removal to Begin.  Read More

Debris Removal Guidelines

10/11/16 In efforts to expedite the debris removal process, please follow the rules on the attached document

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #8

10/10/16 Hyde County is currently assessing damages from Hurricane Matthew. Mainland Hyde and Ocracoke Island emergency responders are currently conducting structural damage assessments. Primary and secondary routes have been cleared of debris and are passable barring any high water.
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Hurricane Matthew Press Release

10/09/16 Due to the significant impacts experienced on Ocracoke, the Ocracoke Deputy Control Group meeting that was scheduled for today, October 9, 2016 was cancelled.  The meeting will be rescheduled for 10:30 AM tomorrow.
 
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Public Notice

10/09/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group, Sunday, October 9, 2016 at  4:30pm.
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HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #7

10/08/16 We are hopeful the most significant impacts are not realized in Eastern NC, however we need to be vigilant and prepared. It is still within the margin of error for the storm to pass closer to the coast which would increase the impacts across coastal areas and inland. Closely monitor the forecast for Matthew and be alert to additional forecast track changes that could increase the dangerous impacts felt across the County. Be prepared to take action to protect yourself and your property if needed.  Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #6

10/07/16 Matthew’s Track has Shifted Closer to NC and the NCDOT Ferry Division Begins Suspending Routes.  Read More

 

Public Notice

10/07/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group, Saturday, October 8, 2016 at  9:00am. 
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Hyde County Government Offices To Close At 3pm Today

10/07/16 Hyde County government offices will close today Friday, October 7, 2016 at 3:00pm due to inclement weather and flooding of roadways.

Hyde County Alert System

10/06/16 Hyde County Emergency Services is now using a system called Hyper-Reach to provide a way to send alerts to our residents. You can choose to receive weather related alerts, community alerts or both. The alerts can be delivered via phone call, text message and email. We highly recommend that everyone register with this service.  Just click on the attached link.

Public Notice

10/06/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group, Friday 7, October, 2016 at  2:00pm.
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HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #5

10/06/16 NCDOT Ferry Division Preparing for Matthew and Ferry Operations to Continue until Conditions are Unsafe.  Read More

Variance Board Meeting Has Been Cancelled

10/06/16  Due to the complications of the weather the October 7, 2016 meeting has been cancelled.  The next Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board Meeting)  Meeting is set for Friday November 11, 2016 at 9:00am in the Ocracoke Community Center

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet October 6, 2016

10/06/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on October 6, 2016 at 4pm.  Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

10/05/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, October 11, 2016, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community 

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting Has Been Cancelled

10/05/16 Due to the complications of the weather the October 6, 2016 meeting has been cancelled.  The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #4

10/05/16 Hyde County officials have suspended the mandatory evacuation order issued for residents and non-resident property owners.  Read More

Public Notice

10/05/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group today, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 5:00pm.
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HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #3

10/05/16 Hurricane Matthew Advisory #3 Read More

Public Notice

10/05/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group today, Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 11:00am  Read More

Octagon House Celebrates 40 years of Preservation

10/05/16 Charter members of the Octagon House Restoration will be recognized as part of the festivities.  Read More

Dangers Of Flood Waters

10/05/16 Protect your family the dangers of flood waters.  Read More Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #2

10/04/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners have issued a State of Emergency for Hyde County, N.C. 
A Mandatory evacuation for Ocracoke Island Visitors will begin at 5 a.m., Wednesday, October 5,2016. Read More

Public Notice

10/04/16  Emergency Meeting.  The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will meet with the Ocracoke Control Group today, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:00pm via phone conference.  Read More

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY #1

10/04/16  Hyde County Monitoring Hurricane Matthew.  Read More

Public Service Announcements

10/04/16 Hurricane Preparedness.  
Prepare your Property before a flood. See attached
Pack your Supplies.  See attached
Flooding Aftermath.  See attached

Ocracoke Island's 4th Annual Blackbeard?s Pirate Jamboree

10/01/16 The 2016 Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree will be October 28-30th. Read More

Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board)

09/29/16 The next  Ocracoke Board of Adjustment (Variance Board Meeting) is set for Friday, October 7, 2016 at 9:00am in the Ocracoke Community Center

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board to meet

09/29/16 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday October 6, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center

Hyde County Commissioners October Meeting

09/29/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held October 3, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area. 

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting Location Change

09/29/16 The Regular Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., has been changed  Read More

Public Notice

09/25/16 Public Notice of unified hazard mitigation assistance project.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

09/23/16 The Hyde County Board of Education will be meeting September 28, 2016 at 10:00am at the O A Peay School Complex.  Read More

Book Signing With Linda Mayo

09/22/16 Early Hyde Co., NC, Marriage Records: 1735-1899.  Book Signing with Linda Mayo on Sunday, October 2, 2016, 2-4pm, at R.S. Spencer, Inc. Engelhard. Read More

NC Coastal Federations's 5th Annual Fish Fry and Shrimp Boil

09/22/16 North Carolina Coastal Federation's Fifth Annual Fish Fry and Shrimp Boil, Friday September 30, 2016 from 4:30 - 7pm at  the Federation's New Office located at 637 Harbor Road, Wanchese.  Read More

Public Notice

09/20/16 Sale of Hydeland Home Care Agency.  Read More

Engelhard VFD Fried Shrimp Supper

09/20/16 Engelhard VFD Fried Shrimp Supper, Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 4pm -7pm.  Read More

Interim Health Director To Do Meet and Greet at Ocracoke

09/20/16 Hyde County Interim Health Director Luana Gibbs will be on Ocracoke from 9am to noon on Thursday, September 22.  Read More

Davis Center Job Opening

09/18/16  Night Instructor-College & Career Readiness--Davis Center in Engelhard, NC (Part-time) Click here for Job Ad

Hyde SWCD Press Release

09/14/16 Hyde SWCD has received its initial allocation of $46,026.00 for the North Carolina Agriculture Cost Share Program for the 2016-2017 program year. The sign up for applications is now available and will continue through January 31.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Book Signing

09/13/16 North Carolina's Blacklands Treasure! Book signing by Phil McMullen and Joe Landino.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

09/13/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a Fried Shrimp on Saturday September 24, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  Read More

Fight the Bite

09/13/16 Zika Education Campaign Part 1.  Read More

Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale

09/13/16 The Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale will have multiple events, see links below for just a few of the activities that will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016.
Book Signing
Lunch & Dinner
Yard Sale

Fall Festival in Hyde

09/13/16  The Hyde County  Fall Festival is getting closer! It will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  Read More

BCCC to Cut Ribbon on Hyde County Davis Center in Engelhard

09/08/16 The Continuing Education Department at BCCC, along with the Hyde County Board of Commissioners, Greater Hyde County Chamber of Commerce, Northeastern Workforce Development Board and BHM Regional Library, will host a ribbon cutting and open house for the Hyde County-Davis Center at 3:00 p.m. on September 15.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

09/08/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on September 12, 2016. at NCCAT, 2 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, North Carolina 27960
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Tideland Members Scam Alert

09/08/16 SCAM ALERT:  Tideland members report telephone scammers demanding money by phone to avoid service interruption.  Warn elderly friends and family please.

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board to meet September 8

09/06/16 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday September 8, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Agenda Click Here

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet September 8, 2016

09/05/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on September 8, 2016 at 4pm.  Read More

Tropical System Hermine Advisory 4

09/14/16 Ocracoke Island Open to Visitors Starting Immediately September 4, 2016.
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Proclamation

Tropical System Hermine Advisory 3

09/03/16 Ocracoke Island remains closed to visitors at this time  Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet September 20

09/03/16 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Hyde County Government Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter. The Local Workgroup Meeting will be held prior to the District Board Meeting @ 7 p.m.  Read More

September Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

09/03/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More
To see Hyde County Sponsorship Brochure Click Here.

Tropical System Hermine Advisory 2

09/02/16 Mandatory evacuation still in place for Ocracoke. Read more

Hyde County Commissioners September Meeting

09/02/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held September 6, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area. 

Tropical System Hermine Advisory 1

09/01/16 State of Emergency and Mandatory Evacuation Declared For Visitors of Ocracoke Island 
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Proclamation of State of Emergency
OCRACOKE ENTRY/RE-ENTRY RESTRICTIONS AND PRIORTIES

Octagon House Holds Open House Cancelled

09/01/16 Octagon House holds open house on Saturday, September 3, 2016 has been cancelled

Notice of a Public Meeting 

08/31/16 The Hyde Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisors will hold a District meeting on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 7:30pm.
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Hyde County EMS Job Opening

08/31/16 The Hyde County Emergency Services Department, EMS Division is currently seeking applicants for two (2) EMT-Basic positions.  Read More

Hyde County Interim Health Director

08/31/16 Hyde County is pleased to announce they have filled the Health Director position with the appointment of Luana Gibbs as the new Interim Health Director.  Read More

Press Release: Hyde County Nickels for Know-How Referendum

08/29/16 The Hyde County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  Read More

Octagon House Holds Open House

08/29/16 Octagon House holds open house on Saturday, September 3, 2016 11am - 2pm.  Read More

Public Notice

8/29/16 Notice of Public Hearing on Proposals to Purchase Hydeland Home Care Ageny Read More

Press Release on Depression Eight

08/29/16 Tropical Depression Eight Hyde County Official Position Statement & Local Emergency Protective Measures.  Read More

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet August 30, 2016

08/29/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on August 30, 2016 at 3pm.  Read More

Mattamuskeet Senior Center Job Opening

08/25/16 Mattamuskeet Senior Center is accepting applications for a Nutrition Site Manager and Activity Director. This position will assist with the daily operation of the Senior Center and Nutrition Site for older adults. This position will be supervised by the Senior Center Director.  Read More

Hyde County Health Department Job Opening

08/23/16 Hyde County Health Department is now accepting applications for Public Health Nurse II, Cases Management and Family Planning Coordinator. For more information Click Here

 

Hyde County Davis Center Ribbon Cutting/Open House

08/19/16 Join the Hyde County Board of Commissioners, Greater Hyde County Chamber of Commerce, Northeastern Workforce Development Board, BHM Regional Library and BCCC for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Open House for our new HYDE COUNTY DAVIS CENTER on Thursday, September 15, 2016.
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Engelhard DMV to be Temporarily Closed

08/19/16 The Engelhard DMV will be closed from August 22nd through August 26th.  It will reopen on August 29th at 9:00am.

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

08/19/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a Fried Shrimp fund raiser on Saturday August 27, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  
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Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale

08/19/16 The Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

08/18/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Thursday, August 22, 24, 29, 2016. in the Information Highway Room at Mattamuskeet Early College High School, 20392 US 264 Hwy, Swan Quarter, North Carolina, 27885, OR Ocracoke School, 120 School House Rd.  Please see the attached for times, dates and locations. 
August 22
August 24
August 29

Senior Workshop at Mattamuskeet Senior Center

08/18/16 This workshop will provide information about advance care documents and the importance of making future health care plans. Participants will receive a FREE toolkit to assist them in completing living wills and healthcare power of attorney documents.  Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Annual Reports

08/15/16 For Information on the 2015-2016 Hyde County Soil & Water  Annual Reports, Click Here

Death of Retired Chief Edwin Berry

08/11/16  Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. .
Retired Fire Chief (1999), longtime Assistant Chief, and Charter 
Member (EFD est. 1971)
28 Years of Service
Carl Edwin Berry
December 19, 1944 – August 9, 2016
Edwin Berry, 71, of Engelhard died, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at his residence.
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Hyde Correctional Institution Job Opening

08/10/16 Horticulture Day Instructor--Continuing Education--Hyde Correctional Institution (Part-time).  The Division of Continuing Education is seeking a part-time instructor to teach horticulture classes.  Read More

Makers Market on Silver Lake

08/08/16 There will be a Makers Market on Silver Lake this Wednesday, August 10, from 9am - 1pm at the Wahab House Lawn.   Visitors can enjoy shopping with local and regional vendors, showcasing their products that include: herb markers, large coffee mugs, ceramic serving spoons, and whimsical catbird sculptures, jewelry designed with porcelain made from china, homemade soap, jams, sweaters, local honey and wooden furniture and wall art.  This is a free event. Biking or walking is suggested as there is limited parking. Parking is available at the NPS parking lot.  
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2016 Down East Arts and Craft Show

08/08/16 The Application Deadline for the Art Vendors has been extended to  August 15th.  Please refer to the attached information/ application packet and call if you have any questions or need help expediting the application. 

If you have already sent your application in, thank you. You will officially notified shortly.

Celebrate National Health Center Week in Ocracoke

08/04/16 Come celebrate National Health Center week with Ocracoke Health Center August 7 - 13, 2016  Read More

Celebrate National Health Center Week in Engelhard

08/04/16 Come celebrate National Health Center week with Engelhard Medical Center August 7 - 13, 2016  Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

08/04/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, August 8, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet August 4, 2016

08/04/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on August 4, 2016 at 5pm.at the Engelhard Baptist Church (Community Center is rented out) Read More

Ponzer VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

08/04/16 The Ponzer VFD will hold a fried shrimp  fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, August 13th from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm.  Adults $9.00 and children $5.00 per plate.  Read More

August Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

08/01/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners August Meeting

07/28/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held August 1, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area.

Davis Youth Center Fill the Bus Program

07/26/16 The Davis Youth Center along with Ministerial Alliance have launched a project fill the Bus with school supplies beginning
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3rd Annual Fig Festival

07/23/16 The 3rd Annual Fig Festival and Fig Cake Bake-Off will be Friday, August 12th in the Community Square. There will be music and booths on August 13th as well.  Read More

A second swimming fatality occurs on Outer Banks

07/23/16 A second drowning in two days occurred yesterday (July 22)  on the Outer Banks.  This time in Frisco, Dare County, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has reported.  Read More

Ocracoke Visitor Drowns at Airport Beach

07/21/16 One Man has died and another rescued after being caught in rip current .  Read More

Hyde County Utilities Department Job Opening

07/20/16 The Hyde County Utilities Department is now accepting applications for one Water Treatment Plant Operator.  Read More    See Job Description 

The Hyde County Utilities Department is now accepting applications for one Distribution Technician.  Read More   See Job Description

Swan Quarter VFD Grilled BBQ Chicken Lunch & Dinner

07/20/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a grilled BBQ chicken fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, July 30  from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station.  Adults $9.00 and children under 12, $5.00 per plate.  Read More

Summer Wine Dinners at the Berkley Manor

07/18/16  Zillie’s will host several Pop-Up Dinners in July and August at the Historic Berkley Manor! Dine in style in the elegant dining room of this classic hunt club as we prepare a five-course Chefs Tasting Menu and Wine Dinner on select Tuesday evenings in July and August.  Read More

Median Household Income In Rural North Carolina

07/11/16 Hyde County is the sixth growth county. Hyde has one of the smallest populations in the state but has experienced a 15 percent increase of total wages during the period – a little over $8 million.  
 

Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale

07/11/16 The Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale Date has been changed this year, it will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  Read More

Conservation Connections

07/11/16 Hyde Soil & Water Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2016.  
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Ocracoke Ferry Meeting Canceled

07/08/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting for Monday, July 11, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community Has been Canceled.  The next meeting will be August 8, 2016.

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

07/07/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, July 11, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community 

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet July 14, 2016

07/07/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on July14, 2016 at 4pm.  Read More

July Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

07/06/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More

Accepting Bids for the construction of the Engelhard WWTF Replacement

07/04/16 Sealed Bids for the construction of the Engelhard WWTF Replacement will be received by Engelhard Sanitary District at the office of Stroud Engineering, PA, 107B Commerce Street, Greenville, NC, until 5:00pm on August 2, 2016 or they may be presented at 1:00 pm local time on August 3, 2016 at the Engelhard Community Center, 34545 US 264, Engelhard NC, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  
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Blackland Farm Managers Tour 2016

07/04/16 Mark your calendar for the Blackland Farm Managers Tour, Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Middle Creek Farms, Engelhard, NC.
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Makers Market on Silver Lake

07/01/16     We are excited to have our 3rd Makers Market on Silver Lake this coming Tuesday, July 5 (since Monday is a holiday) from 3-8pm on the lawn of the historic Wahab Estate., 161 Irvin Garrish Hwy, next to the Anchorage Inn. Read More

Hyde County offices will close for July 4th

06/29/16 All Hyde County offices will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. County operated solid waste convenience sites will remain open. Read More

Hyde County Commissioners July Meeting

06/29/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area.

Fall Festival in Hyde County

06/28/16 We invite you all to join us in the heart of Swan Quarter for a celebration of the autumnal equinox from dawn to dusk. Activities start at 7 AM, Saturday, September 24, 2016.  Admission is Free.
See Flyer For Vendor Application Click Here

Ocracoke Independence Celebration 2016

06/24/16 Ocracoke Independence Day celebration will start on Sunday, July 3rd and finish on Monday, July 4th.  To see schedule of events, Click here

Hyde County Student Selected For Resource Conservation Workshop

06/23/16 Bell Noble a rising sophomore at Pungo Christian Academy has been selected to attend the Resource Conservation Workshop at North Carolina State University on June 26th-July 1st, 2016. 
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Dare County Emergency Operations Center Topping Off Ceremony

06/22/16 On June 20, 2016, members of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, Dare County staff, representatives from Tyrrell and Hyde Counties, and staff from the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company signed the final steel beam that was put into place on what will be the new Regional Emergency Communications Center and Dare County Emergency Operations Center. Click on link

Fall Festival In Hyde County

06/21/16 Join us in the heart of Swan Quarter on the Pamlico Sound, Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 7 AM - 7:30 PM for our Fall Festival.
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Mattie Arts Center Summer Art Classes Update

06/21/16 We have a busy summer planned and hope to see you.  Even if you can't take a class with us, do stop by our sales gallery where we feature the works of local artists. Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fish Fry Lunch & Dinner

06/21/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fish fry fund-raising lunch and dinner at the station on Saturday, June 25, from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm.
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NCDOT Public Hearing

06/20/16 Don't forget the NCDOT Public Hearing on the Pea Island/ Rodanthe bridges Today at the Ocracoke Community Center from 4pm to 7pm.

Press Release #2

06/17/16 Unknown substance preliminary lab results received.  
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Press Release #1

06/16/16  Unknown Substance Investigation Underway.  Read More

Public Notice

06/15/16 Hyde County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting.  Read More

Hyde County ABC Budget Acceptance  Board Meeting

06/14/16 The Hyde County ABC Budget Acceptance Board Meeting will be held on June 27, 2016 at 6:30pm.  It will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center and at the Swan Quarter ABC Store.

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

06/14/16 The Hyde County Board of Education will be meeting June 20, 2016 – June 21, 2016 in the Cape Point. Read More

Mid-East Regional Housing Authority Public Notice

06/14/16 Mid-East Regional Housing Authority will hold a Public Hearing on July, 11, 2016 at 11:00am in the Large Conference Room of the NC TeleCenter Building located at 415 East Blvd. Read More

Makers Market on Silver Lake

06/12/16 On Monday, June 20, 2016  from 3pm to 7pm, come and enjoy Ocracoke Island’s first Makers Market on Silver Lake. Every everyone is invited! Read More

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

06/10/16  Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, June 13, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community 

June Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

06/09/16  Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More

Public comments sought on new oyster sanctuary/fishing reef in Hyde County

06/07/16 The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is seeking public input on a proposed oyster sanctuary near Wysocking Bay. Comments will be accepted at a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. June 14 in the Hyde County Government Building, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter.  Read More

Mattie Arts Center Announcing Kids Summer Art Classes

06/07/16 Mattie Arts Center announces their 2016 Kids Summer Events and Classes starting June 10.  Click Here for Schedule. 

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet June 16, 2016

06/07/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular meeting on June 16, 2016 at 3pm.  Read More

Press Release on Tropical Storm Colin

06/06/16 The latest forecast from the National Weather Service shows Tropical Storm Colin tracking slightly closer to Ocracoke.
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Free Class For New And Expecting Mothers

06/03/16 Free Breastfeeding/Prenatal Class on June 21, 2016 from 10am to 12pm at Hyde County Health Department.  Read More

2016 Ocrafolk Festival

06/02/16 Come join us for Ocrafolk Festival 2016, June 3-5!  See More

Congressional Primary Elections

06/02/16 Early voting will be held today at the Ocracoke Fire Department in the back room from 9am to 4pm.  Early Voting will also be held at the Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Rd., Swan Quarter, NC today through Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday from 8am to 1pm.  The Congressional Primary Elections will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at all precincts from 6:30am to 7:00pm.

Public Meeting

06/01/16 There will be a Hyde County flood Resiliency Plan Meeting and feedback session on Thursday, June 8, 2016, from 12 PM to 2 PM.  It will be held at the Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creed rd., Swan Quarter, NC.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners June Meeting

05/26/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will held June 6, 2016 at 6pm,  It will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area.

Hyde County Government Offices To Be Closed May 30, 2016

05/26/16 All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on May 30, 2016 in observance of  Memorial Day.

A Day of Fun in Swan Quarter

05/24/16 Looking for something to do in Swan Quarter Saturday, May 28th? Look no more.  Farmers Market, Arts & Crafts, PiYo class and shrimp lunch/dinner.  Read More

Funding Opportunity for Businesses and Farms owned by people of color

05/24/16  Natural Capital Investment Fund is a $1.6 million award from Wells Fargo to provide loans and assistance to small businesses and farms owned by people of color--primarily in Eastern North Carolina!!  
For more information on funding opportunity loans Click on link.

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

05/19/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a Fried Shrimp fund raiser on Saturday May 28, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  
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Local Bike-Hike Mapping Workshop

05/17/16 Ocracoke Bike-Hike Mapping Workshop on  May 24 from 8:30 am-12:00 pm @ the Community Center.

Public Notice of HMGP Rescopement Project

05/15/16 North Carolina Emergency Management will be utilizing FEMA funds to ELEVATE THREE (3) structures, RECONSTRUCT TWO (2) structures, and ACQUIRE & DEMOLISH ONE (1) structures in Hyde County.
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The Octagon House Celebrates 40th Anniversary

05/11/16 The Octagon House will hold an Open House Saturday, May 21, 2016 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Read More

Hyde County IT Job opening

05/11/16 Hyde County is now accepting applications for a full time Information Technology Specialist. 
Click Here For Job Ad

Ocracoke Spring Luncheon May 17

05/10/16 The Hyde County Chamber is hosting their Spring Luncheon on Ocracoke next week. The guest speaker will be Brownie Futrell, who is running against Senator Bill Cook in November.  
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Board of Commissioners Public Hearing

05/10/16 On May 2, 2016, during its regularly scheduled meeting, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners adopted “Resolution of Intent to Sell Hydeland Home Health Agency”.  Read More

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet May 24

05/10/16 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, May 24 at the Hyde County Government Teaching Kitchen in Swan Quarter.  Read more

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

05/05/16  Ocracoke Ferry Meeting will be held Monday, May 9, 1pm at the Ocracoke Community 

HYDE COUNTY OFFICIAL ATTENDS STATEWIDE EVENT

05/05/16 Hyde County Commissioner Chairman Earl Pugh, Jr., County Manager Bill Rich, Laurie Potter DSS Director and Linda McCabe FNS Supervisor attended the May 3-4 Economic Services Convening sponsored by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners in Raleigh.
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Senators Cook and Sanderson Sponsor Legislation to Block Tolls on N.C. Ferry Routes

05/05/16 Raleigh, N.C. – Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) and Senator Norman W. Sanderson (R-District 2) filed Senate Bill 812 (Ferry Tolling/Replacement Funds) Wednesday, May 4, 2016 legislation that would remove tolls on the three North Carolina ferry routes that have them now, and prohibits the Division from placing them on any of the other four routes in the future.
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Occupancy Tax Board to Meet May 12, 2016

05/04/16 There will be a meeting of the Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board on May 12, 2016 @ 7:30 PM at the Ocracoke Community Center.

Hyde County Proposed Budget Reports

05/04/16 The FY 2016-2017 Proposed Budget Revenues Reports and the FY 2016-2017 Proposed Budget Expenditures Reports can be found on the Finance Page.  Click here for link
To View Manager's 2016 Budget Message Click here

May Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

05/03/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More

Commissioners to hold public hearing for FY16-17 County Proposed Budget on

05/03/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will hold meeting for the FY 2016-2017 proposed budget on June 6 at 6 p.m.  Read More

Commissioners to hold public hearing for FY16-17 County Budget on May 11

05/03/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the FY 2016-2017 Hyde County Budget on May 11, 2016.
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Eastern NC Small Grain Field Day

05/03/16 Eastern NC small grain field day will be held May 12, 2016 at Haslin Farms from 7am to 10am.  Read More

Hyde County DSS Has A New Drop Box

05/03/16 DSS now has a drop box Read More

Hatteras/Ocracoke Ferry Starts Summer Schedule

04/28/16 The Hatteras/Ocracoke Ferry starts their summer Schedule on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.  For schedule Click Here 

Hyde County Commissioners May Meeting

04/28/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will be, Monday May 2, 2016.  The Meeting will be held at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area at 6pm

Hyde County becomes a National Weather Service StormReady and TsunamiReady County

04/28/16 The StormReady and TsunamiReady programs help community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weather, flooding, and tsunami impacts. StormReady and TsunamiReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructure and systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes.
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Discuss The Ocracoke Ducks With The Experts

04/27/16 Please join us at the Ocracoke Community Center on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss the Ocracoke Ducks with the experts.  Read More

Ocracoke Re-entry Permit process and important dates

04/27/16 Everything you need to know about getting your Ocracoke re-entry permit including in person renewal/application dates at the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

MATTIE Arts Center Announces May Classes

04/26/16 Upcoming Classes and Workshops for MAY, 2016 to include Drawing Workshops, Glass Engraving, Power Carving, Impressionist Oil Painting.  For more information Click Here

Hatteras & Ocracoke Islands Are On Generator Power This Morning

04/25/16 This morning Hatteras & Ocracoke islands are on generator power while transmission work is done on Hatteras Island. We have just been notified by Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative that one of the diesel engines has gone down and electric loads are reaching maximum capacity. Island residents & businesses need to immediately conserve energy to avoid maxing out generato capacity which would lead to an outage.

Whipping Creek Road Fire Update

04/24/16 US 264 Now Open; Fire Caused by Right-of-Way Operation.   Unified Incident Commanders Smith and Ledbetter of the Whipping Creek Road Fire announced the section of US 264 between Stumpy Point and Englehard is now open.  Read More

Whipping Creek Road Fire Update

04/24/16 Fire Suppression Efforts Continue.  The Whipping Creek Road Fire is now 13,773 acres in size and 48% contained. Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

04/24/16  There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. in the Information Highway Room at Mattamuskeet Early College High School, 20392 US 264 Hwy, Swan Quarter, North Carolina, 27885 and Ocracoke School, 120 School House Rd.  Read More

Whipping Creek Road Fire Update

04/24/16 US Highway 264 to Close Part of Sunday Due To Air Tanker Work. Read More

Fire Receives One Inch of Rainfall ? US 264 Reopens Conditionally

04/23/16 The Whipping Creek Road Fire has increased to 13,705 acres and is now 20% contained.  Read More

Earth Day News Release

04/22/16 Ahead of Earth Day, USDA Announces Clean Water and Environmental Projects for 60 Rural Communities.  Read More

Health Threat From Wildfire Smoke

04/21/16 Health Threat from Wildfire Smoke:  Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your respiratory system, and worsen chronic heart and lung diseases. Read More
Know the code.  For information on Air quality codes; Click here 

Whipping Creek Road Fire Doubles in Size

04/21/16 While the Whipping Creek Road wildfire grew to an estimated 14,000 acres and is presently 15% contained, there are still no homes or businesses directly threatened by the flames.  Read More

2016 Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards

04/20/16 The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) is now accepting applications from county employees for the 2016 Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards.
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Board of Commissioners Public Notice

04/20/16  The Board of Commissioners of Hyde County is providing notice that it plans to consider declaring its intent to sell or otherwise convey its home health agency.  
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Hyde County Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

04/20/16 Hyde County annual water quality report is proud to say that our drinking water is safe and meets Federal and State requirements.  Read More

33rd Annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament

04/20/16 The 33rd Annual Ocracoke Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament Schedule of Events; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April, 27, 28, 29.  
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Swan Quarter VFD Fried Shrimp Lunch & Dinner

04/20/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fried shrimp fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, April 30, from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station. Fried shrimp, buttered potatoes, coleslaw, hush puppies, dessert and tea. Eat in or take out! Adults $9.00 and children under 12, $5.00 per plate. Read More

2016 Eleventh Annual Ocracoke Volunteer Fiermen's Ball

04/15/16 On Saturday, May 28th of Memorial Day weekend this year, we will be holding our eleventh annual Ocracoke Volunteer Firemen’s Ball at the community center on Ocracoke Island!  Sponsorship Letter
Sponsorship Opportunities

OCBA's Response to the HB2 Bill

04/15/16 OCBA members at their regular monthly meeting April 13, 2016, approved the following in response to the recent action of the North Carolina General Assembly’s passage of House Bill 2.  Read More

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

04/15/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.in the conference room at the O A Peay Complex. Read More

Board of Equalization And Review Will Meet April 18

04/13/16 The Board of Equalization and Review will re-convene Monday April 18, 2016 at 5:00pm.The Meeting will be held in the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke School Commons area.

Hyde County Health Department Now Accepting Applications

04/11/16 Hyde County Health Department is now accepting applications for a local health director.  Click here for job ad

Business Marketing for Creative Entrepreneurs

04/11/16 All Sessions Held at The Magic Bean Coffee Shop, Ocracoke, NC. Tuesday, April 12 th - 9:00 – 12:00 or 1:00 – 4:00 or 5:00 – 8:00 Or Wednesday, April 13 th – 9:00 – 12:00 or 1:00 – 4:00.    In any one of these small group working sessions, participants will begin with the basics, and apply their newfound knowledge to the specifics of their individual businesses  Please Register for Any One 2 – 3 Hour Work Session.
See Flyer #1   For part 2 See Flyer #2

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting canceled

04/16/11 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting today has been canceled.

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet April 14, 2016

04/19/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold a special meeting on April 14, 2016 at 4pm.  Preliminary Agenda

Resolution Of The Hyde County BOC Commending Emilie Burrus Mason

04/06/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners commended Emilie Burrus Mason for her unselfish deed in the donation of one of her kidneys to Fletcher O'Neal in order to sustain his life.  The Surgery was a complete success and Mr. O'Neal's recovery is going well.  See More  See Photo

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

04/06/16 Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point will host the 2016 air show “Celebrating 75 Years” at the air station, located aboard the east coast's premiere Marine Corps jet base, centrally located in Havelock, N.C., April 29, 30 and May 1 Read More

BOC Make Two Proclamations In Support Of The Chldren Of Hyde County

04/06/16 On Monday, April 4, at the regular Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting, David Howard, Hyde County Health Director on behalf of Lisa Woolard, Beaufort/Hyde Partnership for Children asked the Board to make two proclamations in support of the children of Hyde County Read More

Governor McCrory Unveils Education Budget Priorities

04/06/16 Governor McCrory Unveils Education Budget Priorities Ranging from Teacher Pay to College Scholarships.  Read More

Fight Against Hunger Campaign

04/06/16 There is a nationwide campaign going on with Walmart that will benefit all food banks within the Feeding America network. Food Bank of the Albemarle is part of this network, and since we are basically a warehouse distribution center, the products received as a result of this campaign will be distributed to our 134 partner agencies in the Albemarle area, including those in Hyde County, to help local families facing food insecurity. Read More

Ocracoke Fire Department 50th Anniversary Open House

03/30/16 Everyone is invited to come to the Ocracoke Fire Department  to help celebrate its 50th anniversary.  Open House will be this Sunday, April 3rd from 2 to 4pm. 

 

 

Certified Safe Farm Of NC

03/30/16 Certified Safe Farm saves lives, Improves Health and Lowers costs on NC farms.  For more information of how to become a certified safe farm.
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April Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

03/30/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.  Read More

Seashore Announces Improvements to Boardwalk on Ocracoke Island

03/30/16 Cape Hatteras  Seashore will be improving visitor access and enjoyment at the Ocracoke Day Use Area. Read More

Ocracoke 5th Annual 10K/5K And 1 Mile  Family Fun Run

03/29/16 Ocracoke 5th Annual 10K/5K and 1 mile  family fun run Saturday April 23. 1st annual Ocracoke half marathon Sunday April 24.
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Board of Equalization And Review Will Meet April 4 And April 18

03/28/16 The Board of Equalization and Review will convene Monday, April 4, 2016 at 4:00pm.  They will meet again Monday April 18, 2016 at 5:00pm. Both meetings will be held in the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke School Commons area.

Hatteras Priority Pass Renewal For Ocracoke Residents

03/28/16 Priority Passes for 2016-2017-2018 to be issued to permanent residents. Read More

Board of Commissioners And Board of Education to meet Jointly April 4

03/28/16 The Hyde County Board of Education will meet at 5:00pm and the Board of Commissioners will follow at 6:00pm.  These meetings will open April 4, 2016, at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the Ocracoke School Commons area.

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Cancelled

03/24/16 The monthly Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board meeting on April 14, 2016 has been cancelled.  The next meeting will be May 12, 2016

4-Her's Participated In Leadership Workshops

03/23/16 On Friday, March 11 2016, Fifteen 4-H delegates traveled to Currituck County for the Annual Northeast District 4-H Teen Retreat Weekend.  4-Her's participated in leadership workshops, service project for the Ronald McDonald House, District Officer Elections, Saturday Night Banquet and dance.   See More

Hyde County Offices To Close Good Friday

03/22/16 All Hyde County Offices will be Closed on Good Friday March 25, 2016.

Hyde Correctional Institution Job Fair

03/21/16 Hyde Correctional Institution will hold a job fair on
April 2, 2016. 
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MATTIE Arts Center announces upcoming classes

03/21/16 MATTIE Arts Center in Swan Quarter is offering several classes this spring and summer.  Read More

MATTIE Arts Center announces upcoming class

03/21/16 JUTE MAT CROCHETING Saturday, April 2, 9 AM- 5 PM.  Deadline for regisration is Tuesday March 22, 2016.                                                                                                         Read More

Hyde County Chamber of Commerce Job Opening

03/21/16  Hyde County Chamber of Commerce now has a job opening for a executive director.  Read More

Notice Of Special Board Of Education Meeting

03/16/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in the Information Highway Room at Mattamuskeet Early College High School.  
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Processing Assistant IV Full Time Position

3/16/16 Hyde County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for a Processing Assistant IV. Read More

Davis Youth Center Easter Eggtravaganza

03/14/16 Davis Youth Center Easter Eggtravaganza Monday March 28th at 10am.  Read More

Davis Youth Center Brunch with Books

03/14/16 A free program to build reading and math skills for children fro birth to grade 5.  At the Davis Youth Center, Saturday, March 5th at 8:30.
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Swan Quarter VFD Grilled BBQ Chicken Lunch & Dinner

03/14/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a grilled BBQ chicken fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, March 26 from 11:30 am until 7:00 pm at the station. Grilled BBQ chicken, homemade potato salad, green beans, bread, dessert and tea. Eat in or take out! Adults $9.00 and children under 12, $5.00 per plate. Read More

Hyde County Farmers Market Coming Spring 2016

03/14/16 The Hyde County Farmers Market is set to open in May 2016. Located in downtown Swan Quarter, the monthly market will take place, rain or shine, on the last Saturday of every month from 9:00AM – 2:00PM through November 2016, tentatively. See Flyer
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Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

03/14/16 Ocracoke Ferry Meeting Today, 1 pm at the Ocracoke Community Center

Ocracoke Child Care Clam Chowder Cook-off

03/10/16 Island cooks are busy planning their best soups for the Clam Chowder Cook-off Saturday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center.  The Golden Clamshell trophies are pictured here.  Read More

Bonner Bridge Groundbeaking Ceremony

03/09/16 The Groundbreaking ceremony for the Bonner Bridge marks a historical day.  Read More

St. Paddy's Day Parade on Ocracoke

03/09/16 O'Bar to launch St. Paddy's Day Parade.  The parade will be on March 17th at 1pm.  It will begin at the Ocracoke Gas Station and end at the O'Bar with Angel the Leprechaun judging the floats.  Read More

Hyde County Commissioners March Meeting

03/07/16 The Hyde County Commissioners Meeting will open tonight, March 7, 2016, at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room at 4pm and will then tour 3 County departments.  The Meeting will resume at the Hyde County Courthouse Multi-purpose Room and the  Ocracoke School Commons area at 6pm.

Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board annual appropriations request meeting April 12

03/05/16 The Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board will hold its annual appropriations request meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Read More

Hyde County DSS Job Opening

03/03/16 Hyde County Department of Social Services is now accepting applications for a Processing Assistant III.
Click Here For Job Ad

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

03/03/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Monday, March 8, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Information Highway Room at Mattamuskeet Early College High School and Ocracoke School. Read More

March Newsletter From Hyde County Hotline Online Now

03/03/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet March 29

03/01/16 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, March 29 at the Hyde County Government Center. Read more

Public Notice - March Commissioners Meeting

02/29/16 The Hyde County Board Of Commissioners "Meetings of Public Bodies"  will meet on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 4:00pm  Read More

WOVV Annual Meeting at New Location

02/26/16 WOVV will hold it's annual meeting on Tuesday, March 22, at 6pm at their new studio location, upstairs in the old fire hall.  Read More

Public Meeting For  Hyde County Flood Resiliency Plan

02/26/16 A Flood Resiliency Plan Public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 9am to 1pm with a Feedback Session immediately following.  Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Rd., Swan Quarter, NC. Read More

Republican Party Convention

02/25/16 The Hyde County Republican Party will have a convention on March 11th in the All-Purpose room at the courthouse in Swan Quarter at 7pm. Read More

Severe Weather Advisory

02/24/16 Severe Weather Threat.  Already affecting road ways in Fairfield area.  This is a serious storm, please stay safe by off the roads. Read More

Hyde County Government Offices To Be Closing At Noon

02/24/16 All Hyde County Government office will close at noon today due to the severe weather advisory.  Read more
 

Incumbent Worker Grants

02/23/16 The first draft deadline is Monday, March 7th.    

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Swan Quarter VFD Fried Chicken Lunch & Dinner

02/23/16 The Swan Quarter VFD will hold a Fried Chicken fund raiser on Saturday February 27, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm. Read More

Public Review and Comment on ORV

02/18/16 Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) released today, for public review, an environmental assessment (EA) for the consideration of modification to the final rule for off road vehicle (ORV) management. Read More

Ocracoke Village Thrift Store to Re-Open Friday, February 19, 2016

02/18/16 Village Thrift Store will be opening at its new location on Irvin Garrish Highway Friday February 19th from 1 to 5pm. See More

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet February 25, 2016

02/18/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold a special meeting on February 25, 2016 at 4pm.  Preliminary Agenda

Government offices to be closed February 12, 2016

02/11/16 The National Weather Services has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Mainland Hyde County from 2/12/2016 7:00 AM to 2/13/2016 12:00 AM EST.   Due to dangerous driving conditions, all Hyde County government offices will be closed February 12, 2016. Government offices will resume normal business hours Monday, February 15, 2016 unless notified otherwise.

Ocracoke Child Care Chili Cook-Off Has Been Canceled

02/11/16 The Ocracoke Child Care Chili Cook-Off is canceled until further notice.

Please Do Not Feed The Ducks

02/11/16 Please do not feed the ducks within Ocracoke village. Mallards are a protected migratory species and feeding them will disrupt their natural migratory behavior. This can result in over-population, public nuisance and health hazards for all village inhabitants including the ducks.

Public Hearing by the CRC on Ocracoke

02/10/16 There will be a public hearing by the CRC on Ocracoke Island on April 6, at 1 pm held at the Ocracoke VFD in regard to Ocean Erodible Area. 
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Senior Centers Mail Valentines to Legislators

02/10/16 Senior centers across the state recently joined together to mail valentines to legislators, sharing gratitude for funding senior centers and asking for continued support.  Read More
 

 

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board to meet February 11

02/09/16 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday February 11, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center. Agenda Click Here

28th Annual Engelhard Seafood Festival slated for September

02/09/16  This year the 29th Annual Engelhard Seafood Festival will take place on Saturday, September 3rd.  In the past the Seafood Festival has taken place in May, please note the change.

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting Canceled

02/08/16 The Ocracoke ferry meeting scheduled for today February 8, 2016 is canceled until further notice.

Hyde County Board of Education Meeting

02/08/16 There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. in the Information Highway Room and Ocracoke School.
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Hyde County ABC Board Meeting Location Change

02/08/16 The location of the ABC board meeting for tonight's meeting has changed. Read More

Blackland Cotton Production Meeting

02/04/16 Blackland Cotton Production Meeting at Ponzer Community Building on February 16, 2016.  Read More

Ocracoke Child Care to Hold Chili Cook-Off

02/03/16 Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Feb. 13,  at the Ocracoke Station campground.  Cooks will cook chili iron chef way from 10am to 1:30pm. Attendees will taste and judge from 1:30pm to 3pm.
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Hyde County Hotline 2nd Annual Race Across the Lake

02/03/16 2nd Annual Race Across the Lake 5K/10K on April 16, 2016.  
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February newsletter from Hyde County Hotline online now

02/03/16 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Beekeeping 101 Sponsored by the BCBA

02/03/16 Beaufort County Beekeeper's Association is offering a Beginners Beekeeping Course. Read More

Hyde County ABC Board Meeting

01/28/16 The next Hyde County ABC Board meeting on Ocracoke is set for Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center. 
 

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

01/28/16 The next ferry meeting on Ocracoke is set for Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center. 

5th Annual NC Catch Summit

01/28/16 SAVE THE DATE!  5TH Annual NC Catch Summit will be March 7 & 8, 2016.  Read More

Hyde County Health Department Is Offering Free Naloxone Kits

01/28/16 If you know someone who uses prescription pain medication or heroin, you could help save their life with a free naloxone kit from the Hyde County Health Department. Read More

Soil & Water Conservation District to hold Annual Spot Check and Conservation Tour February 8

1/28/15 The Hyde County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors will hold a District Meeting to conduct their Annual Spot Check and Conservation Tour on February 8th at 8:30 a.m More Info

MATTIE Arts Center announces upcoming classes

01/26/16  Thanks to a recent grant from the Z Smith Reynolds Foundation, the MATTIE Arts Center Sales Gallery is now open Thursdays through Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 4 PM.  For More information on Classes, 
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Ocrafolk Festival 2016 Opens Online Artisan Applications

01/26/16 Apply now to sell your handmade goods at the 2016 Ocrafolk Festival this June.
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MATTIE Arts Center announces upcoming class

01/22/16 Hand build a Decorative Birdhouse for your House or Garden. Saturday, February 13, 2016.
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2016 Road Show Production Meetings

01/21/16 2016 Road Show Production Meetings and Private Pesticide "V" Training.  Read More

Spring Vegetable Garden Clinic

01/21/16 For a presentation on Spring Vegetable and Fruit Gardening on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 1:00 pm Read More

 

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Oyster Lunch & Dinner

01/20/16 The Swan Quarter VFD Fried Oysters will be on January 30, 2016 from 11:30am to 7:00pm.  Read More

Influenza-like illness (ILI) decreased slightly for week ending 1/2/2016

01/18/16 For Statewide Updates click here

Hyde ABC Board meeting rescheduled to January 18

01/12/16 The Hyde County ABC Board meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, January 18, 2016 Read More

2016 Ferry Schedule

01/12/2016 For the 2016 Ferry Schedule, Reservations, cancellations, and much more information visit the NCDOT Ferry Division Web site Here

Summer 2016 Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship

01/09/16 Through an exciting 8-week program, apprentices will have the opportunity to work with local food hubs, businesses and organizations and gain hands-on training related to local food systems and value chains work.

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Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting

01/07/16 The next  Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Meeting is set for Thursday January 14, 2016 at 5:30pm in the Ocracoke Community Center.  See agenda here


Engelhard Sanitary District to meet January 14, 2016

01/07/16 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular monthly meeting on January 14, 2016 at 4pm.  See agenda here

Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

01/07/16 The next ferry meeting on Ocracoke is set for Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center.  The February meeting will take place at Manns Harbor.

Ocracoke Fireworks July 3, 2016

01/05/16 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 to fund the Ocracoke Fireworks which will take place July 3, 2016.

Will There Be Fireworks On Ocracoke

12/30/15 Fireworks may be coming back to Ocracoke! Read More

Ocracoke To Hold Tenth Annual Oyster Roast

12/23/15  The Tenth Annual Oyster Roast will be held from  2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at the Ocracoke Seafood Company.
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January is National Radon Action Month

12/23/15 The Hyde County Health Department is partnering with the NC Radon program to provide free short-term radon test kits in recognition of National Radon Action Month. More info

Health Department Pod Exercise needs actors

12/23/15  Patient actors are needed for the Health Department’s POD exercise on 1/5/2016.  Please disperse the attached information to your employees and any other partners that you feel appropriate.  It is important that we have as many registrations as possible. 

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Hyde County Commissioners Revised Schedule for January Meeting

12/22/15 meeting schedule for January 4, 2016, beginning at 2:00pm
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Holiday Schedule for Hyde County Convenience Sites

12/22/15 For all Hyde County Convenience Site Holiday schedules click here

Ponzer VFD 5th annual oyster roast set for January 9

12/22/15 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire & Rescue will host its 5th annual oyster roast on Saturday, January 9, 2015 from 5-8pm. More info

Health Department POD Exercise registration now open

12/20/15 Registration is now open for patient actors for the Hyde County Health Department’s point of dispensing (POD) exercise on January 5, 2016.   Read More

Jr Beta Club visits Hyde County DSS

12/20/15 Jr Beta Club spreads Christmas Cheer at Hyde County DSS
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Mount Olive Church of Christ Candlelight Service

12/20/15 Mount Olive Church of Christ will be having a candlelight service on Christmas Eve @ 6:00.  Everyone is invited.

Hyde County DSS receives Christmas Cheer Donation

12/20/15 The Men’s Club located within the Hyde County Department of Corrections donated $900.00 
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Special Board Of Education Meeting

12/20/15 There will be a special called meeting of the Hyde County Board of Education on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
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Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board Meeting

12/17/15 There will be a meeting on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, 2pm at the Community Center with the Ocracoke Occupancy Tax Board to consider the OCBA's request for funding fireworks during 2016 weekend.

Hyde County Commissioners January Meeting Time Change

12/17/15 The January 4, 2015  Board of Commissioners meeting will start at 4pm. 
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Ocracoke will be on generator power for one week starting today

12/16/15 In Preparation for the Bonner Bridge construction, Ocracoke will run on generator power from December 16, 2015 - December 22, 2015.
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Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board Cancelled

12/15/15 Tonight's OPAB meeting has been cancelled.  

Hyde County DSS 2016 Ocracoke Schedule

12/15/15 For more information on the 2016 Ocracoke DSS schedule
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Trillium Health Screening Kiosks

12/15/15 Public Radio East story on the Trillium Kiosk in the Government Center.
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Hyde County Offices to Close for Christmas Holiday

12/15/15 All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on December 23, 24, 25, 2015 in observance of Christmas and January 1, 2015 in observance of  New Years.
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Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board to meet December 15

12/12/15 The December meeting of the Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has been rescheduled to December 15, 2015.  For the Agenda Click Here

OBCA Special Meeting

12/12/15 OCBA will hold a special meeting at 12:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 14
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NCDOT Ferry Division Releases Christmas Schedules

12/12/15 The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be running alternate schedules over the Christmas holiday on three of its seven routes
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Ocracoke Ferry Meeting

12/09/15 The next ferry meeting on Ocracoke is set for Monday, December 14, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center

December newsletter from Hyde County Hotline online now

12/09/15 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline.
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Trillium Health Resources

12/09/15 Trillium Health Resources shares accomplishments in first 100 days. Since merger East Carolina Behavioral Health and Coastal Care consolidated services on July 1, 2015
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Special Board Of Education Meeting

12/09/15 NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
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New requirements for pistol purchase

12/07/15 new pistol purchase permits requirements effective Dec 1, 2015
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Tideland EMC Refunds

12/02/15 Could you be one of the many Tideland EMC customers receiving a refund?
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Christmas Open House at Octagon House

12/02/15 Catch the holiday spirit in Hyde’s historic eight-sided house
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The Quarter Gardens Pilot Program

12/01/15  The winter months are settling in but spring is just around the corner and it’s never too early to start planning your Spring Garden!! Hyde County is interested in hearing from you and your community groups on the need and importance of community gardens in your towns!
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Tabletop Exercise for suspicious Substance response registration

11/30/15 Registration is now open for the Hyde County Health Department tabletop exercise for suspicious substance response.  Read More

Swan Quarter VFD Fried Oyster Lunch & Dinner

11/30/15 Fried Oysters Lunch & DinnerThe Swan Quarter VFD will hold a fried oyster fund-raising lunch and dinner on Saturday, December 12.
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SWAN DAYS FESTIVAL at Lake Mattamuskeet

11/30/15 Tundra Swans are arriving at Lake Mattamuskeet by the , December 4-6 Read More

Full Scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise

11/25/15 Full Scale Point of Dispensing (POD) Exercise Read More

BCCC workshop gives artists fresh eyes for marketing

11/20/15 Hyde County and Beaufort County Community College jointly sponsored a marketing workshop on Ocracoke Island this week. Read more

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet November 24

11/19/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District will hold their regular monthly meeting on November 24, 2015. See agenda here

MATTIE Arts Center announces winter and spring class lineup

11/19/15 Early enrollment for winter and spring classes at MATTIE Arts Center now open.

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Christmas in Hyde concert set for December 11

11/19/15 The annual Christmas in Hyde Concert will take place on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Swan Quarter Baptist Church. Read more

Department of Social Services accepting Toys for Tots applications through December 4

11/18/15 The Hyde County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for their Christmas Cheer project through December 4. Read more

Public Notice of Unified Hazard Mitigation Assistance project

11/18/2015 North Carolina Emergency Management will be utilizing FEMA funds to elevate three structures in Hyde County, NC. Read more

Engelhard Sanitary District seeks proposals for Bond Counsel Services

11/18/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District is accepting proposals and quotes for the provision of Bond Counsel Services until 5:00 p.m. on November 23, 2015.

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Department of Social Services to accept Low Income Energy Assistance applications in December

11/16/15 The Hyde County Department of Social Services will accept Low Income Energy Assistance applications starting December 1, 2015. Read more

Hyde County Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

11/16/15 All Hyde County Government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2015 for Thanksgiving Holiday. Read more

Commissioners to handle organizational tasks at December meeting

11/16/15 The Hyde County Commissioners will handle various organizational issues at their December 7, 2015 regular meeting. Read more

November ferry meeting on Ocracoke rescheduled to November 16

11/11/15 The November ferry meeting on Ocracoke Island has been rescheduled to Monday, November 16. Read more

Hyde County offices closed for Veteran's Day

11/11/15 All Hyde County offices, including the Health Department, will be closed on November 11, 2015 in observance of Veteran's Day. Solid waste convenience sites will remain open and operate normal business hours.

Board of Education calls emergency meeting for November 11

11/10/15 The Hyde County Board of Education has called an emergency meeting for Wednesday, November 11th at 5:00 p.m. Read more

Trillium Health Resources to unveil new mental health program for Hyde County

11/10/15 Trillium Health Resources will unveil a new mental health screening program for Hyde County on November 17.

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Free prenatal and breastfeeding classes set for December 2 at Hyde Health Department

11/10/15 Two free prenatal and breastfeeding classes will be offered at the Hyde County Health Department on December 2, 2015. Read more

November 9 Ferry meeting on Ocracoke postponed

11/8/15 The regularly scheduled November 9, 2015 joint Hyde County and NC Ferry Division meeting on Ocracoke has been postponed.

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Board of Education call special meeting for November 12

11/5/15 The Hyde County Board of Education has called a special meeting for November 12, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Read more

Register now for November 19 & 20 marketing workshop on Ocracoke

11/5/15 Make sure to save your spot for the Beaufort County Community College "Marketing for the Craftsperson or Artist" two part workshop on Ocracoke November 19 & 20. Space is limited! Read more

November newsletter from Hyde County Hotline online now

11/5/15 Get the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Construction of new interim bridge at Pea Island to begin soon

11/5/15 The NCDOT has awarded a contract for construction of the Pea Island interim bridge. Read more

Online building permit and payment portal now available!

11/2/15 An online building permit application and payment portal is now available through the Hyde County Inspections Office. Details

Hyde County requests proposals for debris monitoring and recovery services

10/30/15 Hyde County is accepting proposals for debris monitoring and recovery services until December 15, 2015. Read more

Seasonal ORV routes in Cape Hatteras National Seashore reopen November 1

10/29/15 The NPS will reopen seasonal off-road-vehicle routes starting November 1. Read more

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board to meet November 5

10/29/15 The November meeting of the Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has been rescheduled to November 5, 2015. Read more

November 2015 newsletter from Hyde Transit

10/29/15 Get the latest news about schedules and services from Hyde Transit. Read more

Ocracoke's Community Radio prepares for move to new studio space

10/29/15 Ocracoke's local radio station, WOVV, is set to move into their new studio this November.

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Public workshops for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base set for November

10/29/15 A series of three public workshops will be held in early November regarding the joint land use study of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the Dare County Range. Read more

Trillium Health Resources seeking input on mental health, substance abuse and other issues

10/29/15 Trillium Health Resources, a regional health agency providing services to 24 counties in NC, is collecting feedback on mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services.

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Mattamuskeet Senior Center to host anti-fraud workshop on November 18

10/26/15 Learn how to avoid identity theft and fraud with tips from various experts at the Mattamuskeet Senior Center on November 18. Read more

Davis Youth and Recreation Center to host Fall Festival November 7

10/26/15 The Davis Youth & Recreation Center will hold its fall Festival on November 7, 2015.

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Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry temporarily operating alternate schedule

10/26/15 Due to mechanical issues, the NC Ferry Division will use an alternate schedule for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry. Read more

Ponzer VFD to host BBQ chicken dinner November 14

10/22/15 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire and Rescue will host a BBQ chicken fundraiser on November 14, 2015. Read more

MATTIE Arts Center celebrates three years with activities for the whole family

10/22/15 MATTIE Arts Center will celebrate its third anniversary on October 31, 2015 with activities for the whole family. Read more

Camping fees to increase in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

10/22/15 The National Park Service will increase fees for camping in the Seashore starting November 1, 2015. Read more

Swan Quarter VFD fried shrimp fundraiser set for October 31

10/22/15 The Swan Quarter VFD will host a fried shrimp fundraiser on October 31, 2015. Read more

Board of Education to receive $200K from Golden LEAF on October 21

10/19/15 Join the Hyde County Board of Education for their Golden LEAF Foundation $200K grant award presentation on Wednesday, October 21. Read more

DOT to host open house in Edenton on October 20

10/19/15 The NCDOT wants feedback on transportation projects in northeast North Carolina. Read more

Ocracoke ferry meeting to focus on tolls

10/16/15 The next ferry meeting on Ocracoke is set for Monday, October 19, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Community Center. The discussion will focus on potential tolling of the Hatteras-Ocracoke route. Read more

Important changes announced for 2016 primary election

10/15/15 The 2016 primary election date has been set for March 15, 2016. Read more

Engelhard Sanitary District to meet October 22

10/15/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District will meet on October 22, 2015 at 5 p.m. Read more

Utilities Department now hiring for solid waste site attendant on Ocracoke

10/15/15 Applications are currently being accepted for a site attendant at the Ocracoke solid waste convenience site. Read more

Cooperative Extension and Hyde Health Department partner to offer healthy cooking classes

10/15/15 Healthy cooking classes will be offered for free this fall in three Hyde County townships. Read more

Register for Medicare Part D now until December 7

10/15/15 Cooperative Extension is here to help you register for Medicare Part D during the open enrollment period. Read more

Tips for mosquito control from Hyde Health Department

10/13/15 Hyde County Health Department offers tips to controlling mosquitoes after widespread flooding in Hyde. Read more

NC Coastal Federation seeking commercial fishermen to remove marine debris

10/13/15 The NC Coastal Federation is accepting applications for its annual Derelict Fishing Gear Recovery project.

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Mattamuskeet Senior Center to host annual craft fair October 24

10/13/15 Start your holiday shopping early at the Mattamuskeet Senior Center annual craft fair. Read more

Office of Planning and Economic Development seeks to help homeowners with repairs

10/12/15 Citizens with home damage due to recent flooding are encouraged to apply for assistance through the Office of Planning and Economic Development. Read more

NC Agriculture Commissioner visits Hyde to witness mass crop damage

10/9/15 Legislators met with hundreds of local farmers on October 6, 2015 to discuss the recent widespread flooding and crop damage in Hyde County. Read more

Register now to "Scurry the Quarter" in the Hyde County 4-H glow run

10/8/15 One week to register (by October 15th) and still be guaranteed a T-shirt!

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Flu shot clinics by Hyde Health Department rescheduled to October 14

10/8/15 The Hyde County Health Department will host two flu shot clinics on Wednesday, October 14. Read more

NPS facilities reopened after storm; several ORV ramps still closed

10/8/15 Read the latest update from the NPS regarding the status of campgrounds, welcome centers, and ORV ramps. Read more

VisitNC's TRAC program coming to Hyde County October 21-22

10/8/15 VisitNC's Tourism Research Assistance Center will be in Hyde County this fall to meet with tourism-related businesses.

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Safety tips about flood water exposure from Hyde Health Department

10/8/15 Flood water can pose dangerous health hazards. Learn more about risks related to exposure to flood water. Read more

October 10 Ocracoke Health Fair cancelled

10/8/15 The Ocracoke Health Fair originally planned for Saturday, October 10, 2015 has been cancelled.

Raffle supports Hyde's Historic 1854 Courthouse

10/8/15 Enter to win the Friends of the Historic Hyde County Courthouse raffle. Read more

MATTIE Arts Center celebrates three years October 31

10/8/15 Join the MATTIE Arts Center during their third year celebration on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Read more

Hyde ABC Board meeting rescheduled to October 19

10/8/15 The Hyde County ABC Board meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, October 19, 2015. Read more

Ocracoke Island Open to Visitors Starting October 8

10/7/15 Ocracoke Island will be open to visitors again starting October 8, 2015. Read more

Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board rescheduled to October 15

10/7/15 The Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has rescheduled its October meeting to Thursday, October 15, 2015.

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County government offices to remain closed 10/7/15, Commissioners meeting set for 10/12/15

10/6/15 All Hyde County government offices will remain closed Wednesday, October 7 and the Commissioners meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, October 12. Read more

Severe weather advisory - high water lingering in Hyde

10/6/15 High water from aerial and sound side flooding continues to linger in Hyde County creating hazardous driving conditions. Visitor access to Ocracoke Island is still prohibited. Read more

Swan Quarter community yard sales rescheduled to October 10

10/6/15 Due to rain, the Swan Quarter community yard sale has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 10, 2015. Read more

Government offices to remain closed October 6

10/5/15 Hyde County government offices will remain closed tomorrow, October 6, 2015. Read more

Severe Weather Advisory - Heavy Rain and Flooding Expected to Persist

10/5/15 Hyde County is expecting continued rain and flooding for the 24 hours at least. Read more

Public Notice - government offices closed, Commissioners meeting rescheduled due to weather

10/4/15 Hyde County government offices will be closed Monday, October 5 due to inclement weather and flooding of roadways. The Commissioners meeting has been moved from October 5 to October 7. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin Advisory 5: Hyde expecting heavy rain, sound side flooding

10/4/15 As Hyde County is expecting more heavy rain and possible sound side flooding, visitor access to Ocracoke Island remains prohibited. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin Advisory 4: Evacuation to be lifted; restrictions apply

10/2/15 The mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke Island will end at 5:00 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2015. Access to the island will still be restricted for visitors. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin Advisory 3

10/2/15 Mandatory evacuation still in place for Ocracoke, County services open. Read more

NPS closes Cape Hatteras National Seashore facilities due to Hurricane Joaquin

10/1/15 The National Park Service began closing facilities as of 12 pm noon, October 1, 2015 to prepare for Hurricane Joaquin. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin Advisory 2: Mandatory Evacuation of Ocracoke

10/1/15 A mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke Island will go into effect today at 3:00 p.m. Read more

State of Emergency Declared for Hyde County

10/1/15 The Board of Commissioners have declared a state of emergency for Hyde County and a mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke Island effective at 3pm today. See the State of Emergency Declaration here.

Emergency Commissioners meeting moved to 12pm

10/1/15 The emergency meeting of the Hyde County Commissioners has been moved up to 12 pm noon today. Read more

October newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

9/30/15 Read the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Hyde Health Department to host flu shot clinics October 7

9/30/15 The Hyde County Health Department will host two flu shot clinics on October 7, 2015. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin Advisory 1

9/30/15 Hyde County Monitoring Hurricane Joaquin; Preparing to Make Emergency Declaration Decision. Read more

Hyde County Commissioners - Emergency Meeting

9/30/15 The Hyde County Commissioners will hold an emergency meeting to discuss preparations for Hurricane Joaquin. Read more

Hyde Board of Education meeting rescheduled to October 21

9/28/15 The next Hyde County Board of Education meeting has been rescheduled to October 21, 2015. Read more

Hwy 12 open, Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry resumes operation

9/27/15 Hwy 12 is open on Ocracoke and the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry has resumed operation, although delays and cancellations should be expected.

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NC 12 on Ocracoke currently impassable, Hatteras Ferry suspended

9/26/15 Hwy 12 is currently closed due to overwash on Ocracoke Island between the Pony Pens and the Hatteras Ferry. The Hatteras Ferry is suspended.

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Experience the life of Blackbeard at Ocracoke's Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree October 30

9/25/15 The spirit of Blackbeard returns to Ocracoke Island October 30 for the 2015 Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree. 

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Ocracoke Ferry meeting rescheduled due to Columbus Day

9/25/15 The October meeting of NCDOT Ferry Division officials on Ocracoke Island has been rescheduled to October 19, 2015. Read more

Read the latest news from Hyde 4-H in the Hyde Clover newsletter

9/24/15 The latest issue of the Hyde Clover 4-H newsletter is now available online. Read more

Hyde Home Care and Hospice to host meet and greet October 29

9/24/15 Hyde County's Community Home Care and Hospice will host a meet and greet on October 29, 2015 at the Mattamuskeet Senior Center.

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VisitNC's TRAC program coming to Hyde County October 21-22

9/24/15 VisitNC's Tourism Reasearch Assistance Center program will come to Swan Quarter and Ocracoke this fall.

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Windy weather may cause interruptions to Hatteras Ferry schedule

9/23/15 A low pressure system, bringing strong winds to the Outer Banks may cause interruptions in ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke this week. Read more

Swan Quarter VFD shrimp dinner set for October 3

9/22/15 The Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fried shrimp fundraiser in conjunction with the Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale on October 3, 2015. More info

Get a free health screening at the October 10 Ocracoke Health Fair

9/21/15 The Ocracoke Health Center will sponsor the Ocracoke Health Fair on October 10, 2015. 

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Flu shot clinics offered in Engelhard and Ocracoke September 24

9/21/15 The Engelhard Medical Center and the Ocracoke Medical Center will both host flu shot clinics on Thursday, September 24 from 4-6 p.m.

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High demand warrants summer ferry schedule extension for Hatteras-Ocracoke route

9/18/15 The Ferry Division will extend the summer schedule for the Hatteras-Ocracoke route until October 6. Read more

Day at the Docks highlights Hatteras' cultural heritage this weekend

9/18/15 Day at the Docks is an annual celebration of commercial fishing and island life on Hatteras. This year, Ocracoke's Eduardo Chavez will compete in the seafood cooking contest. Read more

Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree returns to Ocracoke October 30-November 1

9/18/15 Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree on Ocracoke Island is set to bring mischief and fun to the island October 30- November 1. Read more

Beach night driving routes to re-open September 15

9/14/15 The National Park Service will re-open night driving routes in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore on September 15. Read more

Water rates on Ocracoke to rise January 2016

9/14/15 The Ocracoke Sanitary District has announced a rate increase to be effective January 2016. Read more

Health Department to provide WIC services on Ocracoke September 14

9/10/15 The Hyde County Health Department will provide WIC for Ocracoke residents on September 14, 2015 at the Ocracoke Community Center. Read more

Avian Influenza information session scheduled on Ocracoke September 17

9/10/15 The Department of Agriculture is requiring all poultry owners to register their birds to prepare for avian influenza reaching NC. An info session will be held on Ocracoke on September 17. Read more

NC Ferry Division begins Autumn schedule changes September 15

9/9/15 The Ferry Division will switch to its Autumn schedule next week. Read more

September 14 ferry meeting moved to Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department

9/9/15 The location of the next regular public meeting with Ferry officials and Hyde County has been changed to the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department. Read more

Hyde County Staff completes School of Government Finance Course

9/9/15 Deputy Finance Director Mimi van Nortwick recently completed a continuing education course through the School of Government. Read more

Ocracats seeks volunteers for spay-neuter clinic September 22-24

9/9/15 Ocracats will host a free spay-neuter clinic September 22-24. Volunteers needed. Read more

Hyde County Hotline to host 5th Annual Winter Gala November 21

9/9/15 Hyde County Hotline will hold its 5th annual winter gala on Saturday, November 21. Donations for auctions currently being accepted. More info

NC Ferry Division presents future plans for Hatteras-Ocracoke route

9/4/15 See the summary and posters from the recent passenger ferry meeting on Ocracoke regarding passenger-only ferry service on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route. Read more

Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District to meet September 15

9/1/15 The Hyde County Soil & Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, September 15 at the Hyde County Government Center. Read more

Walk with Relay for Life of Hyde County on September 12

9/1/15 Relay for Life of Hyde County will hold its annual Relay for Life walk on September 12 at Mattamuskeet High School. Read more

Ferry crew rescues two stranded boaters in Swan Quarter Bay

9/1/15 Ferry crew members rescued two people from an overturned boat on Saturday en route from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter. Read more

Engelhard Sanitary District awarded grant for preliminary engineering study

8/31/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District will receive $25,000 from the USDA for preliminary engineering studies needed to repair the Engelhard wastewater treatment plant. Read more

9th annual Swan Quarter community yard sales slated for October 3

8/31/15 The 9th annual Swan Quarter community yard sale will take place Saturday, October 3 starting at 7 a.m. Read more

Swan Quarter/West Hyde School reunion set for September 5

8/31/15 The Swan Quarter/West Hyde School will be Saturday, September 5th. More info

September newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

8/31/15 See the latest updates from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Ocracoke Convenience Site chipping truck repairs complete

8/27/15 The chipping truck on Ocracoke is now repaired and available for weekly chipping services again. Read more

Hyde County 4-H member attends NCACC Youth Summit

8/27/15 Jessica Cahoon, a 4-H youth member from Hyde County, attended the 6th annual NCACC Youth Summit. Read more

Hyde County Commissioners receive Cooperative Extension Partnership Award

8/27/15 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners was recently honored with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service County Award. Read more

Passenger Ferry meeting slated for August 31 on Ocracoke

8/26/15 The NCDOT Ferry Division will host a second round of passenger ferry public meetings on Ocracoke and Hatteras, August 31 and September 1. Read more

Support Ponzer VFD at the September 12 fried shrimp fundraiser

8/25/15 Support the Ponzer Volunteer Fire & Rescue at their fried shrimp fundraiser on September 12, 2015. Read more

Fall waterfowl migration expected to bring avian flu to NC

8/25/15 Learn how to protect your poultry from avian influenza. Read more

Soccer now available at Ocracoke School

8/25/15 Ocracoke School will start a new sport this fall - soccer. Read more

Hyde County seeks input on Ocracoke soundside access at September 2 public meeting

8/21/15 Hyde County will host a public meeting on September 2, 2015 to discuss potential improvements to soundside access on Ocracoke Island. NPS Superintendent Dave Hallac to attend. Read more

Coast Guard advises mariners to avoid South Ferry Channel near Hatteras Inlet

8/20/15 The US Coast Guard issued a press release on Wednesday urging mariners to avoid the South Ferry Channel near Hatteras Inlet. Read more

Upcoming Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board meeting rescheduled to September 24

8/20/15 The next regular meeting of the Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 24, 2015. 

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Cooperative Extension to host September ServSafe class in Swan Quarter

8/20/15 Register now for the September ServSafe class offered at the Hyde County Government Center Teaching Kitchen. More info

NCDOT to move forward with construction of Bonner Bridge replacement

8/18/15 With the final legal roadblocks out of the way, the DOT announces plans to complete final design and pre-construction work in time to begin building the new bridge in Spring of 2016. Read more

Application period now open for Down East Fall Arts & Craft Show

8/18/15 Apply now to sell your wares at the 2015 Down East Fall Arts & Craft Show on October 31, 2015. Read more

Dollar Daze at Hyde County Hotline Thrift Store will be August 19-29

8/13/15 From August 19-August 29, all items at the Hyde County Hotline Thrift Store in Engelhard will be $1 unless otherwise marked. More info

NC Sea Grant surveying coastal communities on derelict vessels

8/11/15 NC Sea Grant and the Eastern Carolina Council are requesting input on abandoned and derelict vessels in your community's waters.

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BCCC to bring craft and artisan marketing specialist to Ocracoke in November

8/11/15 Beaufort County Community College and the Hyde County Office of Economic Development will host two November workshops on Ocracoke focused on Marketing for the Craftsperson or Artist.

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Rural Center's 2015 Rural Assembly to focus on leveraging broadband

8/11/15 Register now for the 2015 N.C. Rural Assembly, Cultivating Connectivity: Leveraging Broadband to Accelerate Opportunity. The event will be held in Cary on September 28 and 29. More info

NCDOT accepting proposals for pedestrian and bicycle planning grants

8/11/15 NCDOT is accepting proposals from communities for the 2016 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative until October 30, 2015. Read more

ECU interns seek input from Hyde County businesses and citizens

8/10/15 Two public service interns from ECU are seeking input from local business owners and residents. Read more

Hyde County Hotline seeks support for 5th Annual Winter Gala

8/10/15 Find out how you can help support Hyde County Hotline's 5th Annual Winter Gala. Read more

August newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

8/10/15 Read the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Ocracoke's Blackbeard Pirate Jamboree returns October 30 - November 1

8/10/15 Discover the real Treasure Island at Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree on Ocracoke Island October 30 - November 1, 2015. More info

Ocracoke Fig Festival to celebrate the summer fig season

8/7/15 The Ocracoke Island Fig Festival is set for August 14, 2015 with a fig cake bake-off and several other fig themed activities.

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Hyde County Hotline seeks Faith Based Community Outreach Coordinator

8/6/15 Hyde County Hotline is currently accepting applications for one part-time Faith Based Community Outreach Coordinator. Read more

Ocracoke chipping truck currently inoperable

8/6/15 The Ocracoke chipping truck is currently out-of-service, with an estimated repair time of two weeks. Read more

UNC-TV host to judge upcoming Ocracoke fig cake competition

8/4/15 Bob Garner, UNC-TV host and author, will be the celebrity judge at the fig cake competition part of Ocracoke's August 14 fig festival. Read more

IOMAX to conduct testing at Hyde County Airport August 5-8

8/4/15 IOMAX will conduct flight testing at the Hyde County Airport August 5-8. Read more

Halloween themed 5K set for October 30 in Swan Quarter

8/4/15 Hyde County Cooperative Extension and 4-H will host a Halloween themed 5K glow run in Swan Quarter the evening of October 30.

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Register to participate in the annual Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale

8/4/15 Sign-up now to participate in the annual Swan Quarter Community Yard Sale in October. More info

Department of Social Services to offer services at Ocracoke Community Center

8/4/15 The Hyde County Department of Social Services will return to the Ocracoke Community Center as the location for their monthly provision of services to island residents. More info

Ponzer VFD to host fried shrimp fundraiser August 8

8/4/15 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire & Rescue will host a fried shrimp fundraiser on Saturday, August 8. Read more

August 3, 2015 Hyde County Commissioners meeting location change

7/30/15 Due to maintenance at Ocracoke School, Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting on August 3, 2015 will be held at the Ocracoke Community Center and in the Hyde County Government Center, Multi-Use Room via telephone. Read more

Agenda available for August 6 Engelhard Sanitary District meeting

7/29/15 View the agenda for the August 6, 2015 Engelhard Sanitary District meeting. More info

NPS releases reference guide for participating in ORV management public scoping period

7/29/15 The National Park Service has created an ORV management newsletter as a quick reference guide on how to participate in the public scoping period about potential changes to ORV regulations. Read more

Free child birth classes offered at Hyde Health Department August 26

7/28/15 Free child birth classes will be offered at the Hyde County Health Department on August 26, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. Read more

Relay for Life to host fundraiser in Swan Quarter July 29

7/28/15 The Cross Creek Care Givers Relay for Life team will host a fundriaser on July 29. More info

Hyde County Hotline seeks part time Prevention Services Coordinator

7/28/15 Hyde County Hotline is accepting applications until July 31 for a part time Prevention Services Coordinator. Read more

NCDOT seeks proposals for Ferry system vendors and advertising sponsors

7/23/15 The NCDOT is accepting proposals until August 11 for vendors and advertising sponsors for the ferry system. Read more

Schedule of events for Ocracoke Fig Festival on August 14

7/23/15 Mark your calendar's for the Ocracoke Fig Festival on Friday, August 14th. More info

Video highlights NC Ferry service to Ocracoke

7/23/15 A recent Time Warner Cable video segment highlights NC Ferry Service to Ocracoke. Note - any future passenger ferry service between Ocracoke and Hatteras would supplement existing car ferry service. Watch video

NC Coastal Federation to host offshore oil drilling forum July 31 in New Bern

7/23/15 The NC Coastal Federation will host a public forum on July 31 in New Bern entitled "Shaping Our Economy: Offshore Drilling in N.C." Read more

Sign up now for the NC Agriculture Cost Share Program

7/23/15 Sign up for the NC Agriculture Cost Share Program is now open. Read more

NC Ferry Division sets passenger ferry study public meeting for August 31

7/22/15 The NCDOT Ferry Division will hold a second public meeting for the current passenger ferry study on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center. 

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NPS announces August 5 off-road vehicle management public meeting on Ocracoke

7/21/15 The National Park Service will hold a "public scoping meeting" to consider changes to the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) regulations in Cape Hatteras National Seashore on August 5 on Ocracoke. Other public meetings in the region will follow. Read more

Manager Rich helps raise $200+ for Hotline via Stand A Little Taller Campaign

7/16/15 Hyde County Manager Bill Rich helped raise funds for Hyde County Hotline by taking part in Hotline's "Stand a Little Taller" campaign.

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Swan Quarter VFD to host fried pork chop fundraiser July 25

7/16/15 The Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department will host a fried pork chop dinner on July 25. More info

Public Notice - location change for August Commissioners meeting

7/16/15 The August 3, 2015 Hyde County Board of Commissioners meeting will take place in the Ocracoke School Commons and be teleconferenced to the Hyde County Government Center in Swan Quarter. Read more

Hyde Commissioners pass resolution against Senate's proposed priority pass for ferries

7/9/15 On Monday, July 6, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution against the NC Senate's proposed $150 ferry priority pass. Read more

Engelhard Sanitary District now accepting online payment

7/8/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District is pleased to announce a new online bill pay option to its customers.

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Crisis line training by Hyde County Hotline set for July 24

7/8/15 Hyde County Hotline will present a crisis line training on Friday, July 24, 2015.

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Hyde Health Department to offer rabies vaccination clinic July 25

7/8/15 The Hyde County Health Department will offer a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Noon.

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Engelhard Sanitary District announces July 9 meeting agenda

7/3/15 The agenda for the Engelhard Sanitary District's July 9 meeting is available here.

July newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

7/3/15 The Hyde County Hotline July 2015 newsletter is now available online. Read more

Register for the NC Rural Center's advocacy agenda roundtable in Williamston on July 21

7/2/15 The NC Rural Center will host six roundtable events to gather input in order to craft a rural advocacy agenda to benefit the entire state. Read more

MATTIE Arts Center announces summer and fall class schedule

7/2/15 MATTIE Arts Center in Swan Quarter is offering several art classes this summer and fall.

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Hyde County offices will close for holiday July 3

7/2/15 All Hyde County offices will be closed on July 3 in observance of Independence Day. County operated solid waste convenience sites will remain open. Read more

NPS issues water safety advisory for swimming

7/2/15 After a string of three shark attacks in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the NPS has issued a water safety advisory to swimmers. Read more

NPS Press Release - man injured by shark on Ocracoke

7/1/15 NPS press release regarding man injured by shark while swimming on Ocracoke Island. Read more

Swimmer injured by shark at NPS day use area on Ocracoke Island

7/1/15 A swimmer sustained multiple shark bites at the NPS Day Use Area on Ocracoke Island. Read more

Celebrate the 4th of July on Ocracoke

6/26/15 Start planning your 4th of July trip to Ocracoke now. More info

Message from County Manager Rich regarding ferry priority passes

6/26/15 Hyde County Manager Bill Rich has been working at the county, regional, and state level to fight all new taxes or tolls on the ferry system.

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House votes unanimously not to concur with Senate budget

6/26/15 NC legislative update from Hyde County's consultants Joe & Henri McClees.

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2014 Hyde County Health assessment now available to the public

6/25/15 The 2014 Hyde County Health Assessment is complete and available for public viewing. More info

Hyde Water Department seeks billing and collections manager

6/25/15 The Hyde County Utilities Department is now accepting applications for one Billing and Collections Manager. More info

Tour Hyde County's historic Octagon House on July 4th

6/25/15 Hyde County's historic Octagon House will be open for tours on Saturday, July 4th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Read more

Next Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board moved to July 16

6/22/15 The next normal meeting of the Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Center.

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Hyde County PIO completes rural leadership training

6/19/15 Sarah Johnson, Hyde County's Public Information Officer graduated in June from the N.C. Rural Center's leadership training program. Read more

BCCC seeks feedback for Small Business Center Annual Report

6/19/15 Beaufort County Community College is seeking feedback for it's annual Small Business Center report.

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Recent visitors to Ocracoke encouraged to complete ferry survey

6/17/15 The NCDOT Ferry Division is evaluating the feasibility of adding a passenger ferry route between Hatteras and Ocracoke.

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Hyde County Board of Education retreat slated for end of June

6/17/15 The Hyde County Board of Education will hold a board retreat June 22 and 23 to work on board development. Read more

NPS plan approved to modify wildlife buffers on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

6/16/15 The NPS has approved a plan to modify wildlife protection buffers on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Read more

Blood drive set for July 1 at Swan Quarter VFD

6/16/15 There will be a blood drive July 1 from 12-4 p.m. at the Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department. Read more

Swan Quarter VFD to host fried shrimp fundraiser June 27

6/16/15 The Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department will host a fried shrimp lunch and dinner on Saturday, June 27. Read more

NPS Press Release: wildfire in Cape Hatteras National Seashore controlled

6/15/15 The wildfire that occurred north of Avon this past weekend has been completely contained. Read more

June 2015 newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

6/15/15 Read the latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Settlement agreement reached for Bonner Bridge and HWY 12

6/15/15 NCDOT and environmental groups have reached a settlement allowing NCDOT to replace the Bonner Bridge with a new parallel bridge. Read more

Growth ahead for Hyde County Utilities Department

6/15/15 The Utilities Department has plans to extend water to 25 homes not currently serviced by the County. Read more

First annual Engelhard VFD family fun day set for June 20

6/15/15 The Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department will host their first annual family fun day June 20, 2015. Read more

Two Hyde County students to attend resource conservation workshop at NCSU

6/11/15 Cloey Goins and Jessica Cahoon will attend the NCSU Resource Conservation Workshop later this June. Read more

June newsletter from Hyde County Cooperative Extension

6/11/15 Read the latest news from Hyde County Cooperative Extension. Read more

Hyde County student recognized for scientific research on Lake Mattamuskeet

6/11/15 Swan Quarter's Anne Blythe Davis was recently awarded for her scientific research based on Lake Mattamuskeet. Read more

Apply now for Farm Bureau's Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

6/9/15 The Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge is the first national business competition focused on rural entrepreneurs working on food and agriculture businesses. Read more

Fish fry to support Ponzer VFD set for June 13

6/5/15 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire and Rescue will host a fried flounder fundraiser on June 13th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Read more

Board of Education calls special meeting for June 11

6/5/2015 The Hyde County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on June 11, 2015 at 5 p.m. Read more

Ocracoke Community Park open house set for June 17

6/4/15 The Ocracoke Community Park committee will host an open house on June 17 in the Community Center to share updates and gather input from the community. More info

Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan adopted by Hyde, approved by FEMA

6/4/15 FEMA has approved Hyde County's recent adoption of the Pamlico Sound Hazard Mitigation Plan. Craven, Carteret, Pamlico, and Beaufort counties are expected to approve the plan soon. Read more

New public health nurse stationed on Ocracoke

6/3/15 Ocracoke now has a part-time public health nurse to provide certain services via Hydeland Home Health and Hyde Public Health.

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NPS to host beach clean up on Ocracoke June 24

6/3/15 The NPS will host a beach clean up on June 24 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Read more

Ocracoke Variance Board will meet July 9 at 7 p.m.

6/2/15 The Ocracoke Variance Board will meet on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Ocracoke Community Center.

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Next Engelhard Sanitary District meeting set for June 11

6/1/15 The Engelhard Sanitary District will meet June 11 at 4 p.m. See preliminary agenda here

Beaufort County Community College continuing education summer catalog

5/28/15 Check out the great summer offerings from Beaufort County Community College including online classes. Read more

June 8 Ferry meeting on Ocracoke changed from 1pm to 11am

5/28/15 The time for the June 8, 2015 NC Ferry meeting on Ocracoke has been moved to 11 a.m. More info 

Next Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board rescheduled to June 18

5/26/15 The Ocracoke Planning Advisory Board has rescheduled their next regular meeting from June 11th to June 18th. 

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Swan Quarter VFD to host grilled BBQ chicken fundraiser

5/26/15 The Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department will host a barbecue chicken fundraiser on Saturday, May 30. Read more

NPS lifeguard beach on Ocracoke opens May 23

5/22/15 The Ocracoke 'day use' beach will be staffed with lifeguards for the summer season starting May 23. Read more

Ocracoke Community Center Coordinator job announcement

5/22/15 The Ocracoke Community Center Board is currently accepting applications for the community center coordinator position. More info

Shop at Hyde County road side produce stands

5/21/15 Hyde County Health Department's list of local produce stands throughout the county. More info

MATTIE Art Center to offer outdoor painting workshops monthly

5/21/15 MATTIE Arts Center will host en plein air painting sessions every 3rd Saturday of the month. More info

10th annual Firemen's Ball on Ocracoke this weekend

5/21/15 Support the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department this weekend at the 10th annual Firemen's Ball. More info

Commissioners to hold public hearing for FY15-16 County Budget on June 1

5/20/15 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the FY 2015-2016 Hyde County Budget on June 1, 2015. More info

Bipartisan dredging bill passes the NC Senate

5/20/15 A bipartisan dredging bill has passed the NC Senate with stipulations on dredging funds for Oregon Inlet.

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Outer Banks Scenic Byway Wayshowig Project to accept bids until June 8

5/20/15 Bids for the Outer Banks Scenic Byway Wayshowing Project in Dare, Hyde, and Carteret Counties will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on June 8. More info

NC Ferry summer schedule starts May 19

5/18/15 Summer NC Ferry schedule starts May 1st. More info

Board of Education calls special meeting for May 21

5/14/15 The Hyde County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on May 21 at 5:00 p.m. More info

ABC Board announces June budget meetings

4/14/15 The Hyde County ABC Board will meet June 15 and June 29 to review its FY 2015-2016 proposed budget. More info

NC Ferry Division seeks Hatteras ferry 'early birds'

5/14/15 The NC Ferry Division encourages early 'bird riders' on Hatteras ferry. Read more

May newsletter from Hyde County Hotline

5/14/15 The latest news from Hyde County Hotline. Read more

Commissioners to consider Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

5/11/15 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will consider adoption of the Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan on June 1. Read more

Public comment for NPS review of wildlife buffers ends May 14

5/6/15 The NPS is accepting public comments on the proposed adjustment of wildlife buffers on Cape Hatteras National Seashore until May 14. More info

May 23 Relay for Life dinner and auction to be held in Ponzer

5/6/15 The Mt. Olive Church of Christ Relay for Life team will host a dinner and silent auction in the Ponzer Ruritan Building on May 23. Read more

Board of Commissioners to hold budget workshop May 19

5/6/15 The Hyde County Board of Commissioners will hold a budget workshop for the FY 2015-2016 proposed budget on May 19 at 6 p.m. More info

28th Annual Engelhard Seafood Festival slated for May 16

5/6/15 The 28th Annual Engelhard Seafood Festival will take place on Saturday, May 16th.

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Ponzer VFD to host BBQ chicken fundraiser May 9

5/5/15 The Ponzer Volunteer Fire and Rescue will host a BBQ chicken fundraiser on May 9. More info

Ocracoke passenger ferry study by NC Ferry Division in full swing

5/5/15 NC Ferry System charts a new course by exploring the possibility of passenger ferry service to Ocracoke. Read more

Hyde County FY 2015-2016 Proposed Budget available for review

5/5/15 The Hyde County Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Proposed Budget is now available for review. The Hyde County Commissioners will hold a budget workshop on May 19 at 6 p.m. Read more

Cooperative Extension strawberry canning class set for May 12

5/4/15 Hyde County Cooperative Extension will host a strawberry kiwi jam canning class on May 12. More info

Cooperative Extension to provide free pressure canner testing

4/30/15 Bring your canner lid by the Cooperative Extension office for free testing. More info

Custom canning classes offered by Hyde County Cooperative Extension

4/30/15 Hyde County Cooperative Extension is offering customizable canning classes this summer. Read more

Enter to win the Octagon House fundraiser raffle

4/30/15 Drawing for the the Historic Octagon fundraiser raffle will be May 16. More info

NPS releases wildlife buffer report before Ocracoke public meeting May 4

4/29/15 The NPS just released an environmental assessment regarding review and adjustment of wildlife protection buffers. A public meeting will be held on Ocracoke on May 4. Read more

Historical Society to celebrate 300 years of Anglicanism in Hyde

4/29/15 The Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society will celebrate 300 years of Anglicanism in Hyde on May 16-17. Read more

NC Ferry System to add more runs on Hatteras ferry starting May 5

4/29/15 The Ferry System will add more runs to the Hatteras-Ocracoke schedule starting May 5. Read more

The Historic Octagon House will be open to the public May 16

4/29/15 Tour the historic Octagon House in Engelhard on May 16. More info

Preliminary agenda for Engelhard Sanitary District May meeting

4/29/15 The next Engelhard Sanitary District meeting is set for May 7, 2015. Read more

April newsletter from Hyde County Cooperative Extension

4/24/15 Read the latest news from Hyde County Cooperative Extension. Read more

Tourism to Outer Banks National Parks benefits local economy

4/24/15 A new NPS report shows that travelers to National Parks on OBX spent more than $170 million locally in 2014. Read more

NPS to expedite certain changes to ORV access

4/23/15 Construction of Ramp 63 on Ocracoke will be expedited by the NPS. Read more