Currituck to begin land use plan update
By Cindy Beamon | September 1, 2015 - 9:23pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck will be updating its blueprint for growth starting this fall to better match changing trends.
Pathway project to begin
By Cindy Beamon | August 30, 2015 - 9:51pm
COROLLA — Work is expected to begin this week to clear and prune limbs along a new path Currituck is building to make N.C. Highway 12 safer for bikers and pedestrians.
Animal shelter changes coming
By Cindy Beamon | August 29, 2015 - 8:29pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck is promoting an animal control supervisor to run the county’s $2.5 million animal shelter after it is built this fall.
Project including bridge land is delayed again
By Cindy Beamon | August 23, 2015 - 9:42pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck has delayed for the third time a developer’s request to build homes at the proposed Outer Banks landing point for the Mid-Currituck Bridge in hopes the state will offer to buy the land first.
DOT asked to examine water flow near subdivision
By Cindy Beamon | August 20, 2015 - 8:37pm
CURRITUCK — A ditch that spills onto north Tulls Creek Road after rain storms may get a closer look with approval this week of a new subdivision nearby.
Currituck Kids helps students with immediate needs
By Corinne Saunders | August 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
CURRITUCK — For the past seven years, Currituck students without money to buy sports uniforms, rent band equipment or even pay for school lunches have turned to Currituck Kids for help.
Currituck enrollment grows by more than 100
By Corinne Saunders | August 17, 2015 - 9:45pm
CURRITUCK— Thanks to growth in Moyock and a surge in early registration, Currituck County Schools begins the new school year Monday with 100 more students than it ended the year with in June.
Va. man facing Currituck charges
By William F. West | August 12, 2015 - 8:50pm
CURRITUCK — A Virginia man who led law enforcement in that state on a car chase nearly 3½ years ago is being held at the Currituck Detention Center on a host of drug-related charges following a recent traffic stop.
No injuries in fire that destroyed two beach homes
From Staff Reports | August 10, 2015 - 9:12pm
The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the fire that destroyed two vacation homes in Corolla over the weekend, Currituck officials said Monday.
Moyock’s housing growth helping rest of Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | August 8, 2015 - 9:57pm
CURRITUCK — Construction in mid-Currituck appears to be picking up, but Moyock to the north remains the county’s hot spot for residential growth.
Osmon: Successor’s hiring pushed up her retirement
By Corinne Saunders | August 1, 2015 - 9:42pm
CURRITUCK — Allison Osmon had fully intended to stay at the helm of the Currituck County Schools through the end of the year.
Superintendent switch coming sooner in Currituck
By Corinne Saunders | July 25, 2015 - 7:13pm
CURRITUCK — The new Currituck County Schools superintendent will be starting work two months earlier than planned, he says.
Ukrainian couple: Conflict divisive
By Corinne Saunders | July 23, 2015 - 9:14pm
POWELLS POINT — Ukrainians never predicted a “conflict like this,” where “many people die for nothing,” a couple visiting Currituck County said of the ongoing armed unrest between government troops and separatists in their native country.
Storm Stoppers: Currituck bites on new shutter idea
By Cindy Beamon | July 21, 2015 - 9:33pm
CURRITUCK — When Orlando, Florida inventor John D. Smith pitched his corrugated plastic shutters to the cast of “Shark Tank” last November, he didn’t get any bites.
Duke buys 20-megawatt solar farm in Shawboro
From Staff Reports | July 21, 2015 - 12:01pm
CURRITUCK — Duke Energy Renewables announced Tuesday it has acquired a 20-megawatt solar power project in Shawboro that will be the company’s second solar farm in Currituck County.
Ex-‘Monster’ truck crew chief opens biz
By Cindy Beamon | July 19, 2015 - 9:20pm
POPLAR BRANCH — Katie Andrescavage-Healy of Currituck was the first and only woman to lead a Monster Jam truck repair crew before making a life change this year.
Currituck considering mainland fireworks show
By Cindy Beamon | July 18, 2015 - 9:31pm
CURRITUCK — Fireworks are a July 4th tradition on the Outer Banks, but Currituck is considering a mainland show for next year.
Major shift on Knotts Island? Fire agency eyes county operation
By Cindy Beamon | July 16, 2015 - 8:56pm
KNOTTS ISLAND — The Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department is exploring the possibility of becoming the first fire agency in Currituck to become county-operated.
Dare man arrested on heroin charges
By William F. West | July 16, 2015 - 7:19pm
CURRITUCK — A 22-year-old Dare County man with a prior arrest record is being held at the Currituck County Detention Center on two counts of heroin trafficking, after being found with more than 60 capsules of the illegal drug on board his vehicle.
School belongs to Currituck board
By Corinne Saunders | July 14, 2015 - 8:58pm
CURRITUCK — Shawboro Elementary School is now officially the property of the Currituck County Schools.
Store owner’s tip leads to counterfeit suspects' arrests
Cindy Beamon and William F. West | July 14, 2015 - 8:55pm
MOYOCK — As a police officer in Virginia Beach for 15 years, Rose Thompson learned how to quickly spot when a situation just didn't seem right.
Biz to get more notice on inspections
By Cindy Beamon | July 12, 2015 - 9:59pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck inspectors are aiming to give restaurants, churches, and offices more notice before checking their buildings for fire safety.
Traffic relief on the way for Moyock residents
By Cindy Beamon | July 11, 2015 - 8:56pm
CURRITUCK — Residents in Moyock may have a back way to dodge summer beach-bound traffic on Caratoke Highway if a plan to connect neighborhoods goes as planned.
Currituck eyes site for shooting range
By Cindy Beamon | July 5, 2015 - 10:03pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck County is checking into the possibility of using state-owned grounds to operate a public outdoor shooting range.
Tourism biz report few cancellations after attacks
By Cindy Beamon | July 2, 2015 - 9:10pm
COROLLA — Vacationers to the Currituck Outer Banks may be more cautious than usual following a rash of shark attacks on other state beaches.