Category Archives: Goose Creek Island

Politically Un-Correct Hits the Mark!

Story and Photos by Terry Leigh McCune This year’s annual Goose Creek Island Homecoming Play is a hilarious musical romp through our current political climate. Ronald Rump and Mallory Clayton are running for the office of the Leader of Goose Creek Island.     Rump wants to build a barrier on the bridge to limit undesirables. Mallory wants unlimited access to the island, even stating she would like to build a shoreline condo complex to cater to international clients.   There are senior citizens robbing banks and men dressed as women coming out of the new “Transformers…

Duck’s eye view: Impoundments look great!

On the ground: Residents have a different perspective Ducks have been flying over Goose Creek Island even before 1750. Ouch! Many on the Island, think the corner of this new duck impoundment seems a bit too close to an existing home. GOOSE CREEK ISLAND – From the air, this remote northeast corner of Pamlico County looks like an ideal stopping spot for migratory waterfowl cruising the Atlantic Flyway, especially so in recent years with an unprecedented proliferation of man-made duck impoundments. However, down on the ground, these shallow, flooded feeding grounds – designed to attract…

Island folk bounce back to produce hilarious play

  Ladies in the cast pose before their routine. “Crab Potter” feels good and the girls just love him! These old scarecrows could think “if they only had a brain!” By Jeff Aydelette | Staff Writer GOOSE CREEK ISLAND – This resilient community, put to the test last August by Hurricane Irene, has come together for the 37th time to produce its traditional Homecoming Play: “That’s What I Think.” To be presented Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at the Community Center in Hobucken, all performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children under 12, and free fo…
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