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.