Saturday, June 02, 2012

Ferry Tolls? Ferry Tax?

As many of our readers know, NC lawmakers have passed legislation to increase fees for riding ferries in the state. The counties most effected have organized opposition to the new laws. More than 50 people recently attended the summer session of the NC General Assembly to lobby for no increase in ferry tolls. It looks now like the legislature will postpone any toll increases until at least 2014.

You can read more here, in an article by island resident Connie Leinbach:

Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is a list of a few traditional Ocracoke Island recipes. You can read it here:


  1. Anonymous7:57 PM

    Did riders think ferry fees are heaven sent?

  2. claragilbert8:15 PM

    If a tourist balks at a ferry toll,how much would that tightwad spend on island? It is a fair tax,for the users,residents do not pay.