As Hurricane Earl continues to spin toward the East Coast, authorities in North Carolina are ordering more people to get out of the way. But at least one bartender there insists on weathering out the storm on a sliver of land reachable only by ferry. "A lot of times when [residents] evacuate, it's hard to get back on the island," said Brandon Benecki, who tends bar at Howard's Pub in Ocracoke Island. "It's simpler to just stay here and kind of ride it out." Emergency management coordinators ordered the mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke late Tuesday.