"Polar Vortex," "Bitter Cold," "Snow," "Ice" -- the US, including the South, has had more than its share of winter weather this year. As our readers know, we even had 5 inches of snow on Ocracoke.
But signs of Spring are apparent on the island. I took this photo in my front yard Sunday afternoon:
Maybe where you live the ground is still covered with ice and snow. If so, start planning your Ocracoke vacation today! Most island businesses will be open in March, ready to help you enjoy springtime on the Outer Banks.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter documents the day telephones came to the island. The article includes
images of Ocracoke's first telephone directory which lists a total of
63 subscribers. You can read the Newsletter here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news022114.htm.