EDENTON – A state official charged with evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of the state's ferry system told a gathering of area business and government officials Friday that a reliable revenue source is needed to both sustain the system and possibly expand it.
One potential area of expansion for the North Carolina ferry system would be to connect Inner Banks communities with those on the Outer Banks, a state official says.
COINJOCK — Retired Currituck County Chief Magistrate Bill Privott received one of North Carolina's highest honors Friday because of his service to his community and country.
And serving for a magistrate for nearly 34 years is only part of that service.
State Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan,…
CURRITUCK – One of the largest construction firms in the region will be looking for a new site to relocate its asphalt plant after failing to win rezoning approval for its preferred site from Currituck commissioners.
Barnhill Contracting had hoped to move the plant from its current…
MOYOCK – Tammy Lindsey is elated a Head Start program in Currituck County has relocated from a smaller to a larger place.
A sentencing hearing is set in U.S. District Court in Virginia early next year for the former bookkeeper of a Currituck County convenience store who pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from her embezzlement of nearly $1 million from her father’s business over a three-year period.
CURRITUCK – Four former Currituck commissioners say they both favored and advocated for reaching an agreement with the developers of Swan Beach Corolla long before a judge handed them a $39 million judgment in their civil lawsuit against the county earlier this year.
CURRITUCK – A 31-year-old Moyock man was arrested on felony assault charges earlier this month after two sheriff’s deputies alleged he brandished an ax and threatened to kill them while they were responding to an incident at his home.
CAROVA – There were mixed reports Tuesday about whether a whale was beached in the surf in the Carova area of the Currituck Outer Banks.
Currituck County Emergency Management Director Mary Beth Newns said her office received a call from a rental agency on Monday reporting the beached whale.…
CURRITUCK – Attorneys for an environmental group opposed to the Mid-Currituck Bridge project recently met privately with two incoming Currituck County commissioners prior to their swearing-in ceremony.
Kym Hunter, a lawyer with the Chapel Hill office of the Southern Environmental Law Center,…