September 16, 2018
HERTFORD — A year after a medical helicopter crashed in Perquimans County, killing three crew members and a passenger, there are some indications why the incident happened.
On Sept. 8, 2017, the Duke Life Flight helicopter crashed in a field in Belvidere while transporting a patient from…
September 09, 2018
BARCO — After firing off a litany of duck calls on Saturday, Gary Ansell said the outdoors are meant to be experienced and enjoyed.
He's not the only person to share that sentiment at the 15th Annual Currituck Wildlife Festival. The festival continues today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at…
September 07, 2018
CURRITUCK — Experience and personability were two key factors in Ben Stikeleather’s hiring as Currituck County’s new assistant county manager.
September 02, 2018
Tourists spent a whopping $335 million in six Albemarle area counties in 2017, with every county reporting an increase in visitor spending from the previous year.
While the bulk of that spending — $230.86 million — was in Currituck County, whose Outer Banks attract thousands of…
September 01, 2018
BARCO — During halftime of Currituck County High School’s home football game against Hickory Thursday, Currituck County Schools recognized the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office and its partnership with the school system.
August 31, 2018
CURRITUCK — A longtime employee of Iredell County has been hired as Currituck County’s new assistant manager.
Ben Stikeleather, currently strategic planning and communications manager for Iredell, begins work in Currituck on Oct. 1, a county press release states. He’ll be paid $91,…
August 31, 2018
CURRITUCK — Thanks to a nearly $1 million federal grant, Currituck County firefighters soon will all be using the same kind of self-contained breathing apparatuses when they have to battle flames and smoke.
Currituck Fire-EMS officials received word this week their application for an…
August 30, 2018
It turns out that Elizabeth City officials' recent debate over allowing golf carts on public streets is moot, as state law already governs their use.
During Monday's City Council meeting, police Chief Eddie Buffaloe reported he discovered a state law that allows “low-speed vehicles,”…
August 27, 2018
CURRITUCK — With the Currituck schools growing by more than 60 students a year, and projections showing the county could have as many as 1,100 additional school-age children in 20 years, Currituck’s manager is recommending county officials move soon to secure a site for a new school.
August 25, 2018
CURRITUCK — Elected officials who represent Currituck County and want to secure a contract to do business with the county must now get public approval first from the county Board of Commissioners.