Ocean Atlantic Rentals named top small biz
October 8, 2015 - 9:04pm
CURRITUCK — Ocean Atlantic Rentals was named Small Business of the Year by the Currituck Chamber of Commerce this week for its “power of marketing” and support of community events.
Whalehead chair ready to step aside
By Cindy Beamon | October 8, 2015 - 8:46pm
CURRITUCK — The chairwoman of a nonprofit who openly disagreed with the way Currituck took over operations of Whalehead is unlikely to be reappointed when her term expires.
Water foot deep in parts of Ocean Sands
By Cindy Beamon | October 6, 2015 - 9:56pm
COROLLA — Rick Kinner was still waiting Tuesday for water to recede from his utility room at his home in Ocean Sands after Hurricane Joaquin dumped more rain last weekend on an already-soggy Outer Banks.
Whalehead tours double since spring
By Cindy Beamon | October 5, 2015 - 9:33pm
COROLLA — Tours at the Whalehead Club have more than doubled since Currituck County took over operations at the historic site last spring from the nonprofit that formerly ran it, county records show.
Currituck seeks state’s OK to pump floodwaters
October 5, 2015 - 9:32pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck officials were seeking state permission Monday to pump water from a flooded Outer Banks subdivision following days of heavy rain.
Goodwin: Ferry funding needs fix
By Cindy Beamon | October 4, 2015 - 8:24pm
N.C. Ferry Division Director Ed Goodwin says a state law for funding the region’s aging fleet of ferry vessels is not working.
Doxey ends career as Currituck’s drainage guru
By Cindy Beamon | October 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
CURRITUCK — The man who mapped most of the ditches in Currituck County retired last week after decades of helping farmers and residents fix blockages in the low-lying, flood-prone county.
Autopsy: Man died from alcohol, drugs
From Staff Reports | September 29, 2015 - 9:32pm
A 44-year-old Currituck Outer Banks man died earlier this year after consuming a combination of alcohol and painkilling drugs, state medical officials have concluded.
Sheriff getting closer to shooting range
By Cindy Beamon | September 28, 2015 - 9:07pm
CAMDEN — The Camden Sheriff’s Department is a step closer to acquiring a new shooting range after losing the one it had.
County seeks input on how to regulate oversized beach homes
By Cindy Beamon | September 26, 2015 - 9:19pm
CURRITUCK — It’s not a hotel.
Disaster survey: 6 of 10 are now more prepared
By Cindy Beamon | September 26, 2015 - 9:18pm
Before disaster strikes, most people want to be more prepared than they are already.
Mixed housing units may spur mainland vacation rentals
By Cindy Beamon | September 22, 2015 - 7:47pm
CURRITUCK — Two plans for mixed housing in lower Currituck that may open the chance for vacationer rentals on the mainland won county approvals this month.
Planners reject proposal to limit events at big beach houses
By Cindy Beamon | September 16, 2015 - 9:59pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County is wrestling with how to regulate mega-sized beach cottages that some Corolla residents say host too many big parties and pose fire and safety hazards to users and neighboring houses.
More school growth in Currituck’s southern end
By Corinne Saunders | September 16, 2015 - 9:59pm
CURRITUCK—Contrary to information released last month, Currituck County Schools’ enrollment growth this year is not centered in Moyock, the northern end of the county.
Budget will not cost Currituck sales tax
By Cindy Beamon | September 15, 2015 - 9:36pm
The state Legislature’s compromise spending plan headed for a final vote in the Senate today omits a plan to redistribute sales tax revenue to counties that by one estimate would have cost Currituck County $1.5 million.
Grant will provide accessible playground equipment
From Staff Reports | September 12, 2015 - 8:53pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County will receive a grant of $150,000 to install accessible playground equipment at two local parks.
Currituck County High on low-participation list
By Corinne Saunders | September 12, 2015 - 8:52pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County High School is on a list of more than 90 “consistently low-participating schools” in 2014-15 released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction last week.
Foster families needed in Currituck to fill gap
By Cindy Beamon | September 6, 2015 - 8:11pm
CURRITUCK — Even a sleep-over becomes a challenge for a child in foster care.
Flight of the Alby: Gliders fly statue across US
By Cindy Beamon | September 4, 2015 - 10:07pm
MAPLE — A glider pilot was soaring above Currituck this week in hopes of finishing the last leg of a journey that began six years ago in California.
Currituck to begin land use plan update
By Cindy Beamon | September 1, 2015 - 9:23pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck will be updating its blueprint for growth starting this fall to better match changing trends.
Pathway project to begin
By Cindy Beamon | August 30, 2015 - 9:51pm
COROLLA — Work is expected to begin this week to clear and prune limbs along a new path Currituck is building to make N.C. Highway 12 safer for bikers and pedestrians.
Animal shelter changes coming
By Cindy Beamon | August 29, 2015 - 8:29pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck is promoting an animal control supervisor to run the county’s $2.5 million animal shelter after it is built this fall.
Project including bridge land is delayed again
By Cindy Beamon | August 23, 2015 - 9:42pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck has delayed for the third time a developer’s request to build homes at the proposed Outer Banks landing point for the Mid-Currituck Bridge in hopes the state will offer to buy the land first.
DOT asked to examine water flow near subdivision
By Cindy Beamon | August 20, 2015 - 8:37pm
CURRITUCK — A ditch that spills onto north Tulls Creek Road after rain storms may get a closer look with approval this week of a new subdivision nearby.
Currituck Kids helps students with immediate needs
By Corinne Saunders | August 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
CURRITUCK — For the past seven years, Currituck students without money to buy sports uniforms, rent band equipment or even pay for school lunches have turned to Currituck Kids for help.