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…

Duck calls, art bring crowds to Wildlife festival

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…

New assistant county manager touts Currituck's, Iredell's similarities

September 07, 2018

CURRITUCK — Experience and personability were two key factors in Ben Stikeleather’s hiring as Currituck County’s new assistant county manager.

Tourism-friendly: Visitors spend $335M in 2017

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…