Currituck asked to help pay for span
By Cindy Beamon | December 10, 2013 - 10:05pm
CURRITUCK — State transportation officials apparently have suggested Currituck contribute county dollars to the Mid-Currituck Bridge project as a way of improving the span’s chances of receiving state funding under a new road-building formula.
Men honored for fire rescue of woman
By Cindy Beamon | December 9, 2013 - 9:52pm
CURRITUCK — Two young men were awarded a rare life-saving award in Currituck recently after their early morning duck hunting trip last month turned into a fire rescue.
Legal action eyed to force county land buy
By Cindy Beamon | December 7, 2013 - 8:47pm
CURRITUCK — An agent for the family of a former Currituck County commissioner is recommending his clients take legal action to force the county to buy their property for airport expansion if Currituck officials continue to refuse to do so.
Currituck's Nordstrom on state tourism board
From Staff Reports | December 7, 2013 - 8:37pm
Currituck County’s director of tourism, Diane Nordstrom, has been appointed to the North Carolina Travel and Tourism Board effective this month.
Peeping suspect fired
By William F. West | December 6, 2013 - 9:57pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck County employee accused of using video equipment to peep on female customers at a Grandy tanning booth has lost his job with the county.
Chamber criticizes Whalehead-Dare donation
By Cindy Beamon | December 6, 2013 - 9:55pm
CURRITUCK — A business group in Currituck is taking a new jab at Whalehead in Corolla for giving some tour proceeds to Dare County schools.
Subdividing eased for farmers
By Cindy Beamon | December 3, 2013 - 9:42pm
CURRITUCK — Farmers in Currituck County looking to subdivide land for their children and grandchildren now have more flexibility to do so.
Currituck sheriff: Safe stolen in break-in at Currituck BBQ
By William F. West | December 3, 2013 - 3:11pm
BARCO — The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in Monday at a popular roadside restaurant in which thieves got away with a safe.
Wireless Internet turns bus time to study time
By Corinne Saunders | December 2, 2013 - 9:44pm
CURRITUCK — Knotts Island students will soon have access to the Internet when they’re aboard two Currituck County school buses.
Bridge, 158 widening among Currituck priorities
By Cindy Beamon | November 30, 2013 - 9:36pm
CURRITUCK — The drive to the Outer Banks takes top priority on a newly revised wish list for road improvements in Currituck.
Animal shelter plans draw praise
By Cindy Beamon | November 29, 2013 - 10:14pm
CURRITUCK — Designs for a new animal shelter in Currituck won mostly praise at an open house Tuesday but criticism still looms over its potential $2.5 million price tag.
Currituck eyes new water line hook-up rules
By Cindy Beamon | November 29, 2013 - 8:06pm
CURRITUCK — Commissioners have ordered a study on how far the county will extend water lines in the next 10 years before they decide on a possible rule-change for future hook-ups.
$2,500 donation helps food pantry
November 29, 2013 - 3:22pm
$2,500 donation helps food pantryThe Lower Currituck Food Pantry has $2,500 more to help the hungry thanks to a local farmer’s grant nomination.
Foreign trade zone patience urged
By Cindy Beamon | November 24, 2013 - 9:55pm
CURRITUCK — More hurdles are ahead before Currituck, Camden and Pasquotank counties can possibly partner with the Port of Virginia as foreign trade zones.
Coast Guard rescues 2 teens in Currituck Sound
From Staff Reports | November 24, 2013 - 9:54pm
CURRITUCK — Two teens were rescued from Currituck Sound Sunday after a 16-foot Jon boat they were aboard became disabled and started taking on water at a navigation marker, the Coast Guard said.
Business: Kinser expands her horizons, opens Bliss Marketing
By William F. West | November 23, 2013 - 9:27pm
HARBINGER — Shannon Kinser believes there are small businesses who need someone to help them manage their social media accounts and to send out email newsletters or promotions to reach their customers.
Higher revenues give Heritage Park plan $200K boost
By Cindy Beamon | November 19, 2013 - 9:26pm
CURRITUCK — A master plan for Corolla’s Heritage Park will get a $200,000 start thanks to higher-than-expected income from motel room and cottage rental taxes this year.
Expressway still making money: Motorists bypass Va. toll highway
By Cindy Beamon | November 17, 2013 - 9:46pm
MOYOCK — More drivers are bypassing the Chesapeake Expressway since tolls went up in 2011, but revenue is up even with the drop in traffic, a new traffic study reports.
Coinjock Ruritans balk at signs law
By Cindy Beamon | November 17, 2013 - 9:45pm
CURRITUCK — A Coinjock Ruritan is asking the county to exempt the nonprofit from needing a permit to put up signs for special events.
Currituck eyes water hookup exemption
By Cindy Beamon | November 12, 2013 - 9:20pm
CURRITUCK — Subdivisions outside a mile’s reach of county water lines may become exempt from having to be built for hookups.
Chowan manager leaving for Nash
By Reggie Ponder | November 12, 2013 - 5:33pm
EDENTON — The county manager who helped bring Chowan County into a new era of fiscal stability — with sharply reduced debt and an enviable reserve account — is leaving to become the county manager in Nash County.
New life seen in bankrupt subdivision
By Cindy Beamon | November 10, 2013 - 9:49pm
CURRITUCK — A bankrupt subdivision in Aydlett at the edge of a centuries-old Indian burial ground may have a new chance at starting over.
Fire truck dedicated in honor of fallen chief
By Cindy Beamon | November 4, 2013 - 2:34pm
KNOTTS ISLAND — Fire Chief Scott Morrison would have been excited about the new fire truck at Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department that was dedicated Sunday in his memory, say those who knew him.
2 for 2: 2-point conversion creates 3-way tie — See video from game
By Jimmy LaRoue | November 3, 2013 - 9:49pm
BARCO — They exchanged a look, and then read each other’s minds.
Business: Triton Insurance & Financial open for business
By William F. West | November 2, 2013 - 7:59pm
CURRITUCK — Doug Jennings said one of his daughters is into Greek mythology, which is why his new business is named Triton Insurance & Financial Services.