Currituck County to be oldest in area
By Cindy Beamon | March 1, 2015 - 9:54pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck will grow older than the rest of northeastern North Carolina over the next two decades.
Currituck defends conference cheerleading title
By Jimmy LaRoue | February 21, 2015 - 9:01pm
For two of the three schools in the Northeastern Coastal Conference cheerleading championships on Friday, they came into it with their own unique challenges.
Whalehead wedding planner ordered to pay $121K
By Cindy Beamon | February 16, 2015 - 8:30pm
CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge has ordered a wedding planner that Whalehead fired last spring to pay $120,718 in damages for fraud against her former employer.
The mystery of Long Point Island
By Cindy Beamon | February 15, 2015 - 10:09pm
CURRITUCK — Today it’s advertised as a $1.25 million secluded getaway, but Long Point Island in Currituck has a much brighter distinction, say two local historians.
Planning board green lights Nelms’ biz sign
By Cindy Beamon | February 12, 2015 - 8:45pm
CURRITUCK — Two businesses hoping to put up signs on Caratoke Highway have reopened a nagging conflict in Currituck: How to curb clutter along the highway corridor and still be business-friendly.
Display case contains artifacts from Knapp’s history
By Cindy Beamon | February 10, 2015 - 9:30pm
CURRITUCK — A new display case at J.P. Knapp Early College is giving students a chance to learn the story behind their school’s name.
NC Historic office also opposes ferry center design
By Cindy Beamon | February 7, 2015 - 9:35pm
CURRITUCK — The state agency that helps protect historic sites in North Carolina has advised state transportation officials that it, too, has objections to designs for a new Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry welcome center.
Historic school may be bulldozed
By Cindy Beamon | February 6, 2015 - 9:55pm
CURRITUCK — A historic former school in Coinjock may once again be facing bulldozers after efforts to save the decaying structure came up short.
Scammer impersonating officer robs woman of $700
From Staff Reports | February 4, 2015 - 9:30pm
GRANDY — Two area law enforcement agencies are investigating different incidents of senior citizens being targeted by apparent scammers impersonating government officials.
Shooting range decision delayed
By Cindy Beamon | February 3, 2015 - 8:44pm
CURRITUCK — A closed outdoor shooting range in Moyock is still without the permit it needs to reopen.
Currituck to study growth in its ‘midsection’
By Cindy Beamon | February 2, 2015 - 9:16pm
CURRITUCK — Vacant office space in Lower Currituck is a lingering reminder of the economic recession.
Opinions differ on jump-starting Lower Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | February 2, 2015 - 9:16pm
CURRITUCK — Business leaders in Lower Currituck have different ideas about how to jump-start the economy south of the J.P. Knapp Bridge in Coinjock.
Business ‘mega-site’ in Moyock explored
By Cindy Beamon | February 1, 2015 - 10:22pm
MOYOCK — Currituck is exploring the possibility of developing a “mega-site” for new business and industry in Moyock — similar to Greenbrier in Chesapeake, Va.
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.