Currituck to seek local bills on 4 issues
By Cindy Beamon | January 31, 2015 - 9:20pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck commissioners may ask lawmakers this winter for permission to bend state rules when dealing with four county issues.
Board to review growth studies
By Cindy Beamon | January 30, 2015 - 9:20pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County’s newly remade Economic Advisory Board will review three major studies in the coming year aimed at boosting business growth.
Currituck hopes study spurs mainland hotel
By Cindy Beamon | January 28, 2015 - 7:00am
Currituck hopes study spurs mainland hotelCOROLLA — Currituck plans to conduct a market study designed to spur interest in bringing a major chain hotel to the county’s mainland.
DOT: Bridge must start before bonus
By Cindy Beamon | January 26, 2015 - 8:45pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck may have to wait until after construction begins on the Mid-Currituck Bridge to collect a $100 million “bonus allocation” toward another highway project.
Currituck eyes new look at booze ban
By Cindy Beamon | January 25, 2015 - 9:50pm
COROLLA — Currituck officials may revisit the county’s ban on alcohol at county-owned parks and facilities.
Term limits end for school chairmen
January 21, 2015 - 6:32pm
CURRITUCK — Chairmen of the Currituck Board of Education are no longer term-limited.
Meal program nets $15K profit
By Corinne Saunders | January 20, 2015 - 8:58pm
CURRITUCK — The Currituck County Schools’ nutrition program had a near $100,000 turnaround last year, erasing a deficit and turning a profit for the first time in years.
Currituck second in economic well-being
By Cindy Beamon | January 17, 2015 - 9:40pm
CURRITUCK — Thanks largely to the growing skilled workforce that resides in the county, Currituck now ranks second in the state in “economic well-being.
Currituck eyes sand dune restoration
January 13, 2015 - 8:35pm
K.I. parents may get to choose middle school
By Corinne Saunders | January 13, 2015 - 8:00pm
KNOTTS ISLAND — Knotts Island parents may get to choose next fall which of Currituck County’s two middle schools to send their kids.
Currituck to reconsider rules after influx of smaller homes
By Cindy Beamon | January 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
CURRITUCK — Commissioners say the best way to halt an influx of new homes on lots a quarter-acre and smaller in Moyock may be to revise the county’s land use plan.
Muscle loss: Car dealership bare after auction
By Cindy Beamon | January 7, 2015 - 5:44pm
MOYOCK — Moyock Muscle, a classic car dealership in Currituck, has been sold at auction and left bare about a year and a half after one of its co-owners went to jail for bank fraud.
Training pays off for Crawford Fire Department
By Cindy Beamon | December 31, 2014 - 9:04pm
CURRITUCK — For the first time, firefighters in Currituck have won a state rating for “water shuttling” to fight blazes.
Whalehead board eyes self-rating
By Cindy Beamon | December 29, 2014 - 9:07pm
BARCO — As it deals with overspending and budget shortfalls in 2014, the board overseeing Whalehead wants a facilitator to help the divided panel work better together.
No response in wedding planner suit
By Cindy Beamon | December 25, 2014 - 12:40pm
COROLLA — A wedding planner fired last spring for failing to turn over money she owed to brides, vendors and the Whalehead historic site has not answered the legal charges against her, a check of recent court filings shows.
Last-minute welcome center changes sought
By Cindy Beamon | December 19, 2014 - 9:59pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck is asking for last-minute design changes to a $2 million Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry Welcome Center so that it fits better with the historic neighborhood where it will be built.
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.