More from Currituck

  • North Swan Beach development case continued to March

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By Barry Ward | February 8, 2016 - 9:29pm

    CURRITUCK — After a day of testimony and review of the issues involved, a 4-year-old civil case aimed at Currituck County’s efforts to halt a proposed commercial development in North Swan Beach has been extended yet another month.

  • Currituck hopeful clarifies remarks about Whalehead

    By Barry Ward | February 6, 2016 - 9:00pm

    CURRITUCK — A Currituck County commissioner candidate has clarified statements he made at last week’s candidates forum on the Board of Commissioners’ decision to take over operations at the Whalehead Club in Corolla.

  • Decision 2016 — Commissioner hopefuls face off

    By By Barry Ward | February 3, 2016 - 10:03pm

    BARCO — Two primary election candidates for Currituck commissioner on Tuesday separately criticized decisions of the current Board of Commissioners to take over operations at the county-owned Whalehead Club and move up its meeting times to 5 p.m.

  • Decision 2016 — Martin: Hall has not saved money

    By Barry Ward | February 3, 2016 - 10:02pm

    BARCO — The challenger in the Currituck register of deeds primary next month disputed Tuesday the incumbent’s claim that she has saved the county $150,000 during her three-year tenure.

  • Ferry center construction continues

    By Barry Ward | February 1, 2016 - 9:42pm

    CURRITUCK — Construction continues on the new welcome center for the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry now slated to be complete by June 1.

  • Currituck: Economic growth countywide priority

    By Barry Ward | January 31, 2016 - 9:21pm

    CURRITUCK — Economic development and job creation should be the priority in all three regions of Currituck County, commissioners agreed during their annual retreat last week.

  • Construction begins on final phase of Corolla sidewalk

    By Barry Ward | January 25, 2016 - 9:05pm

    COROLLA — Walkers, runners, bicyclers and other pedestrian traffic moving along N.C. Highway 12 will have a safer alternative here after a three-mile stretch of sidewalk is completed this spring.

  • County debates noise, rules for big beach homes

    By Barry Ward | January 24, 2016 - 9:49pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County is making headway defining what a large beach home is, however commissioners once again delayed action on regulating them following a lengthy discussion about noise.

  • Hall says open house not a campaign event

    By Barry Ward | January 23, 2016 - 8:47pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck Register of Deeds Denise Hall says it’s all about showing the public how her office operates, but to her opponent in the March 15 primary, a scheduled open house at the Register of Deeds office two weeks before the election appears more like an event to promote Hall’s re-election bid.

  • Feature Photo: Pawing Around

    January 19, 2016 - 9:45pm

    Pawing Around

  • Currituck: Solar farm owner must build berm

    By Barry Ward | January 11, 2016 - 9:07pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County officials are raising the prospect of revoking a solar energy project’s use permit if the owner doesn’t follow through on its promise to screen the project from public view.

  • NCDOT moves up bridge start

    By Bob Montgomery | January 7, 2016 - 9:07pm

    Northern vacationers tired of the long, congested drive to the Outer Banks won’t have to wait as long for the time-saving Mid-Currituck bridge to be built.

  • Road to close for airport expansion

    By Barry Ward | January 7, 2016 - 9:06pm

    MAPLE — Currituck County will permanently close Airport Road on Monday so that construction can begin on a $2.1 million expansion project at Currituck Regional Airport.

  • Currituck eyes business, housing projects in 2016

    By Barry Ward | January 3, 2016 - 9:55pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County is expected to see no shortage of business and subdivision development in 2016.

  • Court: OBX suit to continue

    By Barry Ward | December 25, 2015 - 7:10am

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s fight to block a proposed commercial development in the four-wheel drive area of North Swan Beach will continue following a N.C. Court of Appeals ruling.

  • Time deed registers spend in office varies

    By Barry Ward | December 18, 2015 - 7:18pm

    The amount of time a county register of deeds spends in the office doesn’t necessarily determine the level of work the official is performing, the head of the state association for county record-keepers says.

  • Audit: Whalehead overspent

    By Barry Ward | December 14, 2015 - 10:00pm

    BARCO — A new audit report confirms the Corolla-based Whalehead historic site overspent its budget by nearly a half-million dollars over the past three years.

  • Currituck rejects housing proposal

    By Barry Ward | December 10, 2015 - 9:12pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck commissioners voted 6-1 Monday to reject a rezoning request for the second phase of Moyock Commons after several residents complained the proposed subdivision would worsen existing flooding problems.

  • Decision 2016: Register of deeds rematch develops

    By Barry Ward | December 8, 2015 - 9:54pm

    CURRITUCK — A Republican challenger has filed for Currituck register of deeds, setting up a rematch of a contest won by incumbent Denise Hall four years ago.

  • Currituck to host open house for new animal shelter

    December 1, 2015 - 8:53pm

    MAPLE — The public can get its first look inside Currituck County’s new $2.5 million animal shelter on Saturday, Dec. 19.

  • Enviros seek to delay bridge

    By JON HAWLEY | November 28, 2015 - 7:49pm

    The Southern Environmental Law Center has called for the N.C. Board of Transportation to delay building the Mid-Currituck Bridge, arguing project is costly, low-priority and raises too many environmental concerns.

  • Mid-county span work to begin early

    By 
 JON HAWLEY | November 19, 2015 - 9:05pm

    Construction on the Mid-Currituck Bridge will start two years sooner than previously planned, Gov. Pat McCrory’s office announced Thursday.

  • Feature Photo: Gobble Gobble Run for Kids

    November 14, 2015 - 8:58pm

  • New voter ID rules outlined to Currituck Dems

    By Jon Hawley | November 11, 2015 - 8:59pm

    BARCO — The N.C. State Board of Elections has undertaken a statewide information campaign to help voters comply with photo ID requirements for next year’s elections, a state elections staffer told the Currituck County Democratic Party Tuesday night.

  • Business: Computer technology business opens in Moyock

    By William F. West | October 31, 2015 - 7:51pm

    MOYOCK — A computer information technology expert who began his career in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region — and who later worked in IT in Colorado — is now in business for himself at Currituck County’s northern end.“We decided that it was time to move back to this area,” Scott DeMasse said in a phone interview last week.