Currituck teen sees a need, takes lead
March 11, 2014 - 4:09pm
CURRITUCK — Sixteen-year-old Katie Jo Phillips has a future in philanthropic work.
St. Luke’s Episcopal to hold service in new church
From Staff Reports | March 3, 2014 - 9:37pm
CURRITUCK — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will meet for the first time Sunday at the former Courthouse Cafe on N.C. Highway 168 near the Currituck County government center.
Ex-teacher gets probation in sex-with-students case
By William F. West | March 2, 2014 - 10:46pm
CURRITUCK — A former Currituck County High School teacher, accused of having sex with two students in 2012, was sentenced to a year and a half of probation last fall after reaching an Alford plea agreement with prosecutors.
Business Expo: Politics is business at Currituck expo
Jon Hawley | March 1, 2014 - 10:45pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s 2014 office-seekers hit the ground running Saturday, shaking hands and making their cases at the Currituck Business Expo and Job Fair.
Business Expo: Construction, tourism excitement builds
Jon Hawley | March 1, 2014 - 10:44pm
CURRITUCK — Business, politics and Legos all came together Saturday at the 13th Annual Currituck Business Expo and Job Fair.
Currituck to consider tax rate cut
By Cindy Beamon | February 28, 2014 - 10:48pm
CURRITUCK — County commissioners in Currituck say they plan to seriously consider cutting the tax rate for property owners in the coming months.
Decision 2014: Gilbert faces 2 challengers in GOP primary, one Dem in fall
By Cindy Beamon | February 28, 2014 - 10:46pm
CURRITUCK — Four candidates — three Republicans and one Democrat — will be competing in this year’s elections to represent Currituck’s fastest-growing township on the county Board of Commissioners.
Decision 2014: Nelms seeks return to board
By Cindy Beamon | February 26, 2014 - 10:57pm
CURRITUCK — Former Currituck Commissioner Barry Nelms is seeking a return to the county board — this time without backing from a political party.
Decision 2014: No race yet for Currituck school seats
By Corinne Saunders | February 26, 2014 - 10:56pm
CURRITUCK — Four years after a hard-fought school board election in Currituck, this year’s race for three seats on the county board isn’t even a race.
Advisory board wants more input on tourism spending
By Cindy Beamon | February 26, 2014 - 12:38am
CURRITUCK — An advisory board made up of Currituck business owners has advised county commissioners it wants more input on how the county spends taxpayer dollars on tourism.
Moyock Student Nationally Recognized: Eighth-grader taking high school classes
By Corinne Saunders | February 23, 2014 - 10:36pm
Bethany Forehand, 14, already had an impressive list of activities and accomplishments, but now she can add a 2013 President’s Volunteer Service Award to her accolades.
Currituck OKs incentive to woo ‘Jessica’
By Cindy Beamon | February 23, 2014 - 10:34pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck will offer a business looking to relocate to the county an incentive to encourage the move.
Hunt club donates 1,535 acres for habitat preservation
From Staff Reports | February 20, 2014 - 9:27pm
CURRITUCK — More than 1,535 acres of marsh islands and other prime waterfowl habitat in Currituck Sound has been donated as a conservation easement to the Coastal Land Trust for habitat preservation.
Sheriff: Man had videos of child sex
By William F. West | February 17, 2014 - 11:38pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck man is facing 10 felony charges for allegedly possessing videos of sex acts involving children, including one who may have been as young as 4 years old.
Currituck eyes rule change to include club shooting ranges
By Cindy Beamon | February 17, 2014 - 11:38pm
MOYOCK — Currituck officials are re-examining county rules for shooting ranges, apparently to clarify questions surrounding a newly opened target practice site in Moyock.
Aviation center work honored
By Corinne Saunders | February 9, 2014 - 11:03pm
MAPLE — Currituck County and College of The Albemarle officials have long said the Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center, which opened last August, was the result of a special partnership.
Currituck credit rating rises to AA
By Cindy Beamon | February 9, 2014 - 11:02pm
CURRITUCK — Getting a loan with a low interest rate just got easier for Currituck County.
Currituck urges halt to Knotts Island ferry toll
By Cindy Beamon | February 5, 2014 - 9:56pm
KNOTTS ISLAND — At a packed public hearing Tuesday, Currituck County officials and residents urged decision-makers in the region to halt or at least delay a proposal to add tolls to the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry.
Partly-paid firefighting force suggested
By Cindy Beamon | February 3, 2014 - 8:05am
CURRITUCK — A study of Currituck fire and emergency medical services advises the county to hire some full-time firefighters, create a schedule for replacing vehicles, and study how much water is available for fighting fires.
Project could create 60 jobs
By Cindy Beamon | February 2, 2014 - 11:32pm
CURRITUCK — A company eyeing Currituck for a big expansion may get an incentive from the state and county to encourage the move.
New flood maps may benefit Currituck ratepayers
By Cindy Beamon | January 31, 2014 - 10:15pm
CURRITUCK — New federal flood maps coming out this spring may deliver good news to Currituck County instead of bad news as local officials had feared.
Ailing man bequeaths show car to animal shelter
By Cindy Beamon | January 23, 2014 - 9:40pm
CURRITUCK — An ailing Elizabeth City man has bequeathed his show-ready 1996 Corvette to the Currituck Animal Shelter years after adopting his pet from there.
Currituck woman cited in two-vehicle wreck
From Staff Reports | January 23, 2014 - 1:55pm
BARCO — A Currituck County woman has been cited by the N.C. Highway Patrol following a two-vehicle collision in Currituck County last weekend.
Pair charged in B&E, coin thefts
By William F. West | January 23, 2014 - 12:23pm
CURRITUCK — Two area residents are facing felony charges after law enforcement officials said they stole coins from two businesses and a fundraising jar for Currituck’s animal shelter.
NAACP leader: Boycott Pope stores
By Corinne Saunders | January 19, 2014 - 10:59pm
MOYOCK — On the eve of the national observance of Martin Luther King Jr.