Decision 2014: Beaumont tapped for Currituck vacancy
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 9:44pm
CURRITUCK — As expected, Currituck’s six Republican county commissioners appointed fellow Republican Paul Beaumont on Monday to serve until a successor is elected this fall to replace Kevin McCord, who resigned from the board last month.
Currituck OBX lifeguards to get new leader
By Cindy Beamon | July 19, 2014 - 6:29pm
COROLLA — Lifeguards on Currituck’s Outer Banks will have a new leader starting next month.
GOP backs Beaumont for vacant board seat
By Cindy Beamon | July 18, 2014 - 8:30pm
CURRITUCK — After getting a nod from the Currituck GOP, Paul Beaumont filed this week to run in November’s election for the commissioner’s seat recently vacated by Kevin McCord.
Currituck names new tourism chief
July 14, 2014 - 1:09pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck resident and business owner has been named new director of the county’s Travel and Tourism Department.
Lost income puts Whalehead in red
By Cindy Beamon | July 9, 2014 - 9:25pm
COROLLA — Weddings are usually a big moneymaker at Historic Whalehead in Corolla, but a change in wedding planners last year apparently reversed those results.
Currituck Community Park work proceeds
By Cindy Beamon | July 7, 2014 - 9:21pm
BARCO — Buses and cars dropping off students at Central Elementary School are likely to be following a new traffic pattern when school reopens in late-summer.
Ex-gas station site fuels bullying claims
By Cindy Beamon | July 6, 2014 - 9:51pm
CURRITUCK — What does an old gas station in Shawboro have to do with a recent lawsuit in Currituck County?
Ruling boosts off-road growth
By Cindy Beamon | July 2, 2014 - 8:18pm
CURRITUCK – A challenge to Currituck’s ban on commercial growth in the off-road beaches appears to be headed for another round in court.
State highway plan omits highways 158-168
By Cindy Beamon | June 29, 2014 - 9:51pm
CURRITUCK — The highway through Currituck to the Outer Banks may be crossed off the state’s list of key corridors in North Carolina.
'Lockdown’: Drill targets shooting response
By Cindy Beamon | June 28, 2014 - 8:54pm
MAPLE — The scenario would have been a nightmare — had it been real.
McCord leaving board in Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | June 24, 2014 - 9:00pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck County commissioner will be stepping down from both his elective office and his job as a sheriff’s deputy after accepting a position as a court magistrate.
Owners of attacked cat ask for dog leash law
By Cindy Beamon | June 20, 2014 - 9:07pm
CAMDEN — A Camden couple is asking the county to adopt a leash law after their pet cat was killed by a pack of dogs in their neighborhood.
Making the most of the Big Knight: 234 earn diplomas at Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | June 13, 2014 - 9:43pm
BARCO — David Boswood was one of Currituck High School’s 234 graduating seniors Friday who learned early that things don’t always turn out as planned.
Water hookup proposal concerns farm owners
By Cindy Beamon | June 11, 2014 - 8:06pm
CURRITUCK — Some farm owners in northwest Currituck fear their property values will drop if the county adopts a new policy requiring all new subdivisions connect to county water.
Grievance filed against EMS director
By Cindy Beamon | June 9, 2014 - 6:54pm
CURRITUCK — A formal grievance was filed Monday against Emergency Medical Services Chief Robert Glover, just days after a county probe began into employee complaints about bullying within EMS.
Currituck's BOE director retiring from job, not lawsuit
By Cindy Beamon | June 8, 2014 - 9:25pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck’s Board of Elections Director Mary Etheridge will stop counting ballots when she retires in August but has no intention to end her battle with the county over a 2012 rezoning decision.
Solar Power's Bright Future: COA students build renewable energy lab
By Corinne Saunders | June 3, 2014 - 9:45pm
EDENTON — Students in College of The Albemarle’s three-year-old Sustainable Technologies program believe renewable energy — and the technologies used to capture and use it — will become a growing career field.
Currituck approves first solar project
By Cindy Beamon | June 3, 2014 - 9:43pm
CURRITUCK — A San Francisco-based company could begin harvesting energy from the sun sometime next year following Currituck commissioners’ approval Monday of a permit for the first-ever solar energy project in the county.
Currituck's McCord to leave board if hired as magistrate
By Cindy Beamon | June 2, 2014 - 9:49pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck Commissioner Kevin McCord has applied for a court magistrate’s position that will force him to step down from the board and resign as a deputy with the Currituck Sheriff’s Department if he gets the job.
Lawsuit deal pays Virginia teen $120K
By Cindy Beamon | June 2, 2014 - 9:49pm
CURRITUCK – The state of North Carolina has paid a Virginia teenager $120,000 to settle a lawsuit against the Currituck Clerk of Court for alleged “negligent acts” in failing to safeguard an insurance policy left to the girl.
New group seeks to run animal shelter
By Cindy Beamon | June 1, 2014 - 9:51pm
CURRITUCK — A newly formed nonprofit whose leaders disagree with how the Animal Lovers Assistance League is running Currituck’s Animal Shelter is seeking to take over the duty.
Currituck has sights on half-cent cut to tax rate
By Cindy Beamon | May 29, 2014 - 9:41pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck may shave a half-cent off its property tax rate and cut county spending by 2 percent if a draft budget for the coming year is approved.
Pushy peddlers face new rules
By Cindy Beamon | May 22, 2014 - 9:39pm
CURRITUCK — Pushy door-to-door salesmen in Currituck County may soon need a permit to peddle their wares.
Currituck to investigate EMS complaints
By Cindy Beamon | May 20, 2014 - 9:38pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck commissioners agreed Monday night to conduct a study of the county’s Emergency Medical Services agency in response to complaints about a hostile work environment.
Currituck notifies 87 of data breach
By Cindy Beamon | May 19, 2014 - 9:50pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck’s water department is warning 87 automatic bill-pay customers to check their bank accounts after their financial data was accidentally emailed to the wrong person.