More from Currituck

  • 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.