More from Currituck

  • Residents, DOT ponder traffic backup fixes

By WILLIAM F. WEST | December 17, 2014 - 9:03pm

    JARVISBURG — Lower Currituck residents apparently aren’t the only ones looking for ways around the traffic backups on U.S. Highway 158 that can mar summer weekends.

  • Planning board denies shooting range permit

    By Cindy Beamon | December 15, 2014 - 7:50pm

    CURRITUCK — A shooting range in Moyock has lost its latest round in securing the permit it needs to stay open.

  • Bridge to cost less, toll cost unknown

    By Cindy Beamon | December 13, 2014 - 9:50pm

    CURRITUCK — The cost for the Mid-Currituck Bridge has shrunk by $200 million compared to estimates five years ago.

  • Currituck looks to step up historic preservation efforts

    By Cindy Beamon | December 11, 2014 - 8:01pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck needs to save historic buildings that make the county unique before it’s too late, a local historical preservationist told history buffs and county leaders this week.

  • Scanlon: Whalehead spent $250K to pay bills

    By Cindy Beamon | December 10, 2014 - 9:36pm

    COROLLA — For the past two years, Currituck’s top tourist attraction has spent $250,000 from its cash balance to pay bills — a practice it cannot continue, the county manager said this week.

  • Currituck teacher charged with assault

    December 5, 2014 - 8:43pm

    A Currituck County school teacher has been suspended while sheriff’s officials investigate allegations he assaulted a student.

  • Mid-Currituck bridge plan revived

    By Cindy Beamon | December 4, 2014 - 8:58pm

    State funding for the Mid-Currituck Bridge may be back.

  • Energy assistance help offered

    From Staff Reports | December 4, 2014 - 8:12pm

    Currituck County Social Services began taking applications for Low Income Energy Assistance Program this week for households containing a member age 60 and older or containing a disabled person (receiving SSI, SSA Disability or VA Disability payments) who is also receiving a service through the Department of Aging and Adult Services.

  • Autopsy: Bicyclist had 3X limit of alcohol

    From Staff Reports | December 4, 2014 - 8:11pm

    MOYOCK — A bicyclist fatally struck by a car while crossing N.C. Highway 168 at night nearly two months ago had more than three times the legal limit of alcohol in his body, state medical officials said.

  • Currituck switches beach rescue providers

    By Cindy Beamon | December 3, 2014 - 8:35pm

    CURRITUCK — An upset bid has ousted Currituck’s 23-year service provider for lifeguard services on the Outer Banks.

  • Mega-sized cottage gets green light

    By Cindy Beamon | November 28, 2014 - 8:55pm

    CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge has cleared the way for construction of a mega-sized beach cottage on Currituck’s off-road area after a lawsuit tried to halt it.

  • Fourth term now official: Recount confirms Johnson’s win

    By William F. West | November 20, 2014 - 9:49pm

    CURRITUCK — Sheriff Susan Johnson’s re-election to a fourth term became official Thursday, after a recount showed her still holding a 77-vote lead over challenger Billy Long.

  • Judge to rule on mega cottage

    By Cindy Beamon | November 19, 2014 - 9:40pm

    CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge is expected to rule later this week on a lawsuit that claims a mega-sized cottage in Corolla will spoil a neighbor’s view of the ocean.

  • Currituck dealt setback in off-road suit

    By Cindy Beamon | November 17, 2014 - 9:55pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County has lost another legal round in its fight to block business growth in the four-wheel drive area of the county’s Outer Banks.

  • Chief judge to women in law: Give it your all

    By Cindy Beamon | November 16, 2014 - 9:41pm

    Chief Judge Linda McGee on the N.C. Court of Appeals said her advice to young women entering the law profession is simple.

  • Property owners support county

By Cindy Beamon | November 13, 2014 - 8:42pm

    CURRITUCK — A group of Outer Banks property owners is seeking to join Currituck County in holding back business growth in the remote, four-wheel drive area.

  • Long cleared by state for recount in sheriff’s race

    By William F. West | November 12, 2014 - 9:40pm

    CURRITUCK — Billy Long on Wednesday received the green light from state elections officials to ask for a recount of the votes in the close race for Currituck County sheriff.

  • Moyock shooting range hearing postponed

    By Cindy Beamon | November 12, 2014 - 7:41pm

    CURRITUCK — A hearing to decide if a Moyock-based gun owners club has to shut down its range has been postponed.

  • Developer offers to fund sewer line for Moyock project

    By Cindy Beamon | November 10, 2014 - 9:18pm

    MOYOCK — Developers for a 146-lot subdivision in Moyock are offering to extend the county’s wastewater line to reach their proposed project on Survey Road.

  • Currituck eyes retirement designation

    From Staff Reports | November 10, 2014 - 7:36pm

    The Currituck Chamber of Commerce and SAGA Construction hosted an information session in late-October with county leaders and business owners about how to become a “certified retirement community.

  • Currituck: Restroom decision will have to wait

    By Cindy Beamon | November 9, 2014 - 9:35pm

    CURRITUCK — Despite one group’s plea not to wait, Currituck Commissioners passed off one spending decision to newly elected candidates who take office in December.

  • Two Currituck schools near capacity

    November 8, 2014 - 9:50pm

    CURRITUCK — Two Currituck County schools are fewer than 20 students shy of their operational capacity, according to a Sept. 26 enrollment chart.

  • Currituck appoints 2 to Whalehead

    By Cindy Beamon | November 8, 2014 - 9:49pm

    CURRTUCK — Two new appointments to the Whalehead Preservation Trust board will grow the county’s presence in operating the historic site.

  • Currituck board to hear gun range appeal

By Cindy Beamon | November 7, 2014 - 9:52pm

    MOYOCK — An organizer of a Moyock-based gun owners club, already cited three times by Currituck County for illegally operating a shooting range, will learn next week if he will have to shut down the range.

  • Currituck's 'antipode' is all wet

    By Cindy Beamon | November 2, 2014 - 9:57pm

    CURRITUCK — Move the Currituck Judicial Center to the exact opposite side of the world, and it would end up in the Indian Ocean.