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  • 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.