More from Currituck

  • County wants probe of shelter complaints

    By Cindy Beamon | April 20, 2014 - 9:48pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck Commissioners have asked the sheriff’s office to conduct an independent investigation into a fired worker’s complaints about work conditions and the treatment of animals at the county’s animal shelter.

  • Gilbert disputes relationship is campaign issue

    By Cindy Beamon | April 20, 2014 - 9:48pm

    CURRITUCK — A Virginia Beach woman recently sent e-mails to Currituck Commissioners stating a board member’s extramarital affair should disqualify her from office.

  • VFDs: Move polling sites from fire stations

    By Cindy Beamon | April 18, 2014 - 9:21pm

    CAMDEN — Shiloh precinct voters casting their ballots at the Shiloh Volunteer Fire Station next month shouldn’t get too attached to the new voting site.

  • Sentara to open new physician’s office in Moyock

    By Cindy Beamon | April 17, 2014 - 9:36pm

    MOYOCK – Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare is extending its reach into northeastern North Carolina again with plans for a new doctor’s office in Moyock.

  • Grandy woman wins $150K in new lottery game

    From Staff Reports | April 17, 2014 - 5:31pm

    CURRITUCK — A Currituck County woman has won $150,000 playing the N.C. Education Lottery’s new Caesars game, becoming the first winner to claim the game’s top prize.

  • Man gets probation for sex liberties with child

    By William F. West | April 15, 2014 - 9:53pm

    CURRITUCK — A former transportation coordinator for the Currituck County Schools has been sentenced to probation after confessing to engaging in sexual misconduct with an 8-year-old child nearly eight years ago.

  • Currituck may legalize biz outdoor gun ranges

    By Cindy Beamon | April 14, 2014 - 10:07pm

    CURRITUCK — A proposed rule-change in Currituck may allow shooting clubs and gun shops to offer outdoor target practice to customers.

  • Democrat DA hopefuls clash over experience

    By Cindy Beamon | April 12, 2014 - 8:46pm

    BARCO — The two Democratic candidates for district attorney in next month’s primary election clashed at a candidates forum last week over who has the best experience to manage the prosecutors office for a seven-county district.

  • Challengers take on incumbents over tax hike

    By Cindy Beamon | April 11, 2014 - 9:18pm

    BARCO — Incumbent commissioners during a candidates forum in Currituck Thursday night found themselves having to defend their board’s decision last year to raise the county property tax rate by 16 cents.

  • Currituck opposes 25 percent legislation

    By Corinne Saunders | April 6, 2014 - 9:24pm

    CURRITUCK — The Currituck County School Board voted unanimously Thursday to oppose the state’s new law requiring local boards to offer four-year contracts and bonuses to 25 percent of their teachers who have been employed at least three straight years.

  • Currituck tourism director to retire

    By Cindy Beamon | April 4, 2014 - 9:56pm

    COROLLA — Currituck County’s first and only tourism director said Friday she will retire Aug. 1, citing her ongoing frustrations working with county leaders.

  • Bridge project’s score in middle

    By Cindy Beamon | March 31, 2014 - 9:36pm

    CURRITUCK — The Mid-Currituck Bridge is in the middle of the pack among 300-plus competing state-level projects, according to newly released preliminary scores under North Carolina’s new highway funding formula.

  • Whalehead faces potential budget deficit

    By Cindy Beamon | March 29, 2014 - 9:16pm

    COROLLA — Whalehead will be trimming back on spending after projected cost overruns for the second year in a row.

  • Peeping Tom suspect claims evidence taken illegally

    By William F. West | March 28, 2014 - 9:50pm

    CURRITUCK — A former emergency medical technician in Currituck County, accused of having been a peeping Tom, is calling for the alleged evidence in the criminal case against him be thrown out because he claims his legal rights were violated.

  • School bomb threat threat suspect faces arrest

    By William W. West | March 28, 2014 - 6:17pm

    CURRITUCK — A suspect apparently is facing a criminal charge in connection with the bomb threat at Currituck County High School earlier this week.

  • DOT releases $2.5M for Currituck airport upgrade

    By Cindy Beamon | March 20, 2014 - 1:23pm

    CURRITUCK — The check Currituck has been expecting for a $2.8 million upgrade to its airport just arrived.

  • Board: No tolls on ferry for now

    By Cindy Beamon | March 17, 2014 - 3:31pm

    A recent vote by decision-makers in the region will mean no tolls on the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry at least for this summer.

  • Decision 2014: GOP candidates weigh in on Moyock issues

    By Cindy Beamon | March 15, 2014 - 10:01pm

    CURRITUCK — Residential growth that outpaces county services. Development on small lots. Additional taxes.

  • Two vehicles totalled in Coinjock wreck

    From Staff Reports | March 14, 2014 - 9:30pm

    COINJOCK — An Elizabeth City woman is charged with causing a wreck here Friday morning on Caratoke Highway that totalled her station wagon and a pickup truck, the N.C. Highway Patrol said.

  • Currituck spent less, owns more

    By Cindy Beamon | March 11, 2014 - 9:52pm

    CURRITUCK – Currituck County owes less and owns more than it did a year ago, all while keeping $10 million in the bank, according to an audit of county finances for the year 2012-13.

  • Currituck teen sees a need, takes lead

    From Staff Reports | March 11, 2014 - 4:09pm

    CURRITUCK — Sixteen-year-old Katie Jo Phillips has a future in philanthropic work.

  • St. Luke’s Episcopal to hold service in new church

    From Staff Reports | March 3, 2014 - 9:37pm

    CURRITUCK — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will meet for the first time Sunday at the former Courthouse Cafe on N.C. Highway 168 near the Currituck County government center.

  • Ex-teacher gets probation in sex-with-students case

    By William F. West | March 2, 2014 - 10:46pm

    CURRITUCK — A former Currituck County High School teacher, accused of having sex with two students in 2012, was sentenced to a year and a half of probation last fall after reaching an Alford plea agreement with prosecutors.

  • Business Expo: Politics is business at Currituck expo

    Jon Hawley | March 1, 2014 - 10:45pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s 2014 office-seekers hit the ground running Saturday, shaking hands and making their cases at the Currituck Business Expo and Job Fair.

  • Business Expo: Construction, tourism excitement builds

    Jon Hawley | March 1, 2014 - 10:44pm

    CURRITUCK — Business, politics and Legos all came together Saturday at the 13th Annual Currituck Business Expo and Job Fair.