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  • Currituck County to be oldest in area

    By Cindy Beamon | March 1, 2015 - 9:54pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck will grow older than the rest of northeastern North Carolina over the next two decades.

  • Currituck defends conference cheerleading title

    By Jimmy LaRoue | February 21, 2015 - 9:01pm

    For two of the three schools in the Northeastern Coastal Conference cheerleading championships on Friday, they came into it with their own unique challenges.

  • Whalehead wedding planner ordered to pay $121K

    By Cindy Beamon | February 16, 2015 - 8:30pm

    CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge has ordered a wedding planner that Whalehead fired last spring to pay $120,718 in damages for fraud against her former employer.

  • The mystery of Long Point Island

    By Cindy Beamon | February 15, 2015 - 10:09pm

    CURRITUCK — Today it’s advertised as a $1.25 million secluded getaway, but Long Point Island in Currituck has a much brighter distinction, say two local historians.

  • Planning board green lights Nelms’ biz sign

    By Cindy Beamon | February 12, 2015 - 8:45pm

    CURRITUCK — Two businesses hoping to put up signs on Caratoke Highway have reopened a nagging conflict in Currituck: How to curb clutter along the highway corridor and still be business-friendly.

  • Display case contains artifacts from Knapp’s history

    By Cindy Beamon | February 10, 2015 - 9:30pm

    CURRITUCK — A new display case at J.P. Knapp Early College is giving students a chance to learn the story behind their school’s name.

  • NC Historic office also opposes ferry center design

    By Cindy Beamon | February 7, 2015 - 9:35pm

    CURRITUCK — The state agency that helps protect historic sites in North Carolina has advised state transportation officials that it, too, has objections to designs for a new Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry welcome center.

  • Historic school may be bulldozed

    By Cindy Beamon | February 6, 2015 - 9:55pm

    CURRITUCK — A historic former school in Coinjock may once again be facing bulldozers after efforts to save the decaying structure came up short.

  • Scammer impersonating officer robs woman of $700

    From Staff Reports | February 4, 2015 - 9:30pm

    GRANDY — Two area law enforcement agencies are investigating different incidents of senior citizens being targeted by apparent scammers impersonating government officials.

  • Shooting range decision delayed

    By Cindy Beamon | February 3, 2015 - 8:44pm

    CURRITUCK — A closed outdoor shooting range in Moyock is still without the permit it needs to reopen.

  • Currituck to study growth in its ‘midsection’

    By Cindy Beamon | February 2, 2015 - 9:16pm

    CURRITUCK — Vacant office space in Lower Currituck is a lingering reminder of the economic recession.

  • Opinions differ on jump-starting Lower Currituck

    By Cindy Beamon | February 2, 2015 - 9:16pm

    CURRITUCK — Business leaders in Lower Currituck have different ideas about how to jump-start the economy south of the J.P. Knapp Bridge in Coinjock.

  • Business ‘mega-site’ in Moyock explored

    By Cindy Beamon | February 1, 2015 - 10:22pm

    MOYOCK — Currituck is exploring the possibility of developing a “mega-site” for new business and industry in Moyock — similar to Greenbrier in Chesapeake, Va.

  • Currituck to seek local bills on 4 issues

    By Cindy Beamon | January 31, 2015 - 9:20pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck commissioners may ask lawmakers this winter for permission to bend state rules when dealing with four county issues.

  • Board to review growth studies

    By Cindy Beamon | January 30, 2015 - 9:20pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s newly remade Economic Advisory Board will review three major studies in the coming year aimed at boosting business growth.

  • Currituck hopes study spurs mainland hotel

    By Cindy Beamon | January 28, 2015 - 7:00am

    Currituck hopes study spurs mainland hotelCOROLLA — Currituck plans to conduct a market study designed to spur interest in bringing a major chain hotel to the county’s mainland.

  • DOT: Bridge must start before bonus

    By Cindy Beamon | January 26, 2015 - 8:45pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck may have to wait until after construction begins on the Mid-Currituck Bridge to collect a $100 million “bonus allocation” toward another highway project.

  • Currituck eyes new look at booze ban

    By Cindy Beamon | January 25, 2015 - 9:50pm

    COROLLA — Currituck officials may revisit the county’s ban on alcohol at county-owned parks and facilities.

  • Term limits end for school chairmen

    January 21, 2015 - 6:32pm

    CURRITUCK — Chairmen of the Currituck Board of Education are no longer term-limited.

  • Meal program nets $15K profit

By Corinne Saunders | January 20, 2015 - 8:58pm

    CURRITUCK — The Currituck County Schools’ nutrition program had a near $100,000 turnaround last year, erasing a deficit and turning a profit for the first time in years.

  • Currituck second in economic well-being

    By Cindy Beamon | January 17, 2015 - 9:40pm

    CURRITUCK — Thanks largely to the growing skilled workforce that resides in the county, Currituck now ranks second in the state in “economic well-being.

  • Currituck eyes sand dune restoration

    January 13, 2015 - 8:35pm

  • K.I. parents may get to choose middle school

    By Corinne Saunders | January 13, 2015 - 8:00pm

    KNOTTS ISLAND — Knotts Island parents may get to choose next fall which of Currituck County’s two middle schools to send their kids.

  • Currituck to reconsider rules after influx of smaller homes

    By Cindy Beamon | January 12, 2015 - 9:30pm

    CURRITUCK — Commissioners say the best way to halt an influx of new homes on lots a quarter-acre and smaller in Moyock may be to revise the county’s land use plan.

  • Muscle loss: Car dealership bare after auction

    By Cindy Beamon | January 7, 2015 - 5:44pm

    MOYOCK — Moyock Muscle, a classic car dealership in Currituck, has been sold at auction and left bare about a year and a half after one of its co-owners went to jail for bank fraud.

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