More from Currituck

  • Fourth term now official: Recount confirms Johnson’s win

    By William F. West | November 20, 2014 - 9:49pm

    CURRITUCK — Sheriff Susan Johnson’s re-election to a fourth term became official Thursday, after a recount showed her still holding a 77-vote lead over challenger Billy Long.

  • Judge to rule on mega cottage

    By Cindy Beamon | November 19, 2014 - 9:40pm

    CURRITUCK — A Superior Court judge is expected to rule later this week on a lawsuit that claims a mega-sized cottage in Corolla will spoil a neighbor’s view of the ocean.

  • Currituck dealt setback in off-road suit

    By Cindy Beamon | November 17, 2014 - 9:55pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck County has lost another legal round in its fight to block business growth in the four-wheel drive area of the county’s Outer Banks.

  • Chief judge to women in law: Give it your all

    By Cindy Beamon | November 16, 2014 - 9:41pm

    Chief Judge Linda McGee on the N.C. Court of Appeals said her advice to young women entering the law profession is simple.

  • Property owners support county

By Cindy Beamon | November 13, 2014 - 8:42pm

    CURRITUCK — A group of Outer Banks property owners is seeking to join Currituck County in holding back business growth in the remote, four-wheel drive area.

  • Long cleared by state for recount in sheriff’s race

    By William F. West | November 12, 2014 - 9:40pm

    CURRITUCK — Billy Long on Wednesday received the green light from state elections officials to ask for a recount of the votes in the close race for Currituck County sheriff.

  • Moyock shooting range hearing postponed

    By Cindy Beamon | November 12, 2014 - 7:41pm

    CURRITUCK — A hearing to decide if a Moyock-based gun owners club has to shut down its range has been postponed.

  • Developer offers to fund sewer line for Moyock project

    By Cindy Beamon | November 10, 2014 - 9:18pm

    MOYOCK — Developers for a 146-lot subdivision in Moyock are offering to extend the county’s wastewater line to reach their proposed project on Survey Road.

  • Currituck eyes retirement designation

    From Staff Reports | November 10, 2014 - 7:36pm

    The Currituck Chamber of Commerce and SAGA Construction hosted an information session in late-October with county leaders and business owners about how to become a “certified retirement community.

  • Currituck: Restroom decision will have to wait

    By Cindy Beamon | November 9, 2014 - 9:35pm

    CURRITUCK — Despite one group’s plea not to wait, Currituck Commissioners passed off one spending decision to newly elected candidates who take office in December.

  • Two Currituck schools near capacity

    November 8, 2014 - 9:50pm

    CURRITUCK — Two Currituck County schools are fewer than 20 students shy of their operational capacity, according to a Sept. 26 enrollment chart.

  • Currituck appoints 2 to Whalehead

    By Cindy Beamon | November 8, 2014 - 9:49pm

    CURRTUCK — Two new appointments to the Whalehead Preservation Trust board will grow the county’s presence in operating the historic site.

  • Currituck board to hear gun range appeal

By Cindy Beamon | November 7, 2014 - 9:52pm

    MOYOCK — An organizer of a Moyock-based gun owners club, already cited three times by Currituck County for illegally operating a shooting range, will learn next week if he will have to shut down the range.

  • Currituck's 'antipode' is all wet

    By Cindy Beamon | November 2, 2014 - 9:57pm

    CURRITUCK — Move the Currituck Judicial Center to the exact opposite side of the world, and it would end up in the Indian Ocean.

  • Va. fire victim had beef with lawyers

    By William F. West | October 24, 2014 - 7:48pm

    MOYOCK — The Virginia man who died a week ago in a fire he set at a Moyock law office apparently harbored a long-standing grievance against three attorneys who had represented his former girlfriend, one of whom worked in the law office.

  • More wedding woes at Whalehead

    By Cindy Beamon | October 19, 2014 - 8:59pm

    COROLLA — An angry bride is the latest of big wedding troubles for Whalehead in Historic Corolla.

  • ‘Teacher Truth Tour’ visits: Group says it’s fighting misinformation

    By Corinne Saunders | October 16, 2014 - 7:17pm

    MOYOCK — Marita Powell says living 8 miles from the state line, it would have been easy for her to cross the border and get a teaching job in Virginia.

  • Currituck scores highest on SATs

    By Corinne Saunders | October 15, 2014 - 8:50pm

    High school students in three of five area school districts performed better on the SAT last year, even as fewer students overall took the test commonly used for college admission.

  • Decision 2014: Tabb challenges Simmons for school board seat

    By Corinne Saunders | October 15, 2014 - 8:49pm

    CURRITUCK — The challenger in next month’s election for the Crawford Township seat on the Currituck Board of Education claims the incumbent isn’t doing enough to oppose Common Core, the national initiative to create consistent standards for K-12 education in all 50 states.

  • Land swap could benefit horses, migratory birds

    By Cindy Beamon | October 15, 2014 - 8:49pm

    CURRITUCK — An Outer Banks wildlife refuge is considering a land swap to keep peace between the Corolla Wild Horses and the migratory birds that compete for the same habitat.

  • Residents concerned about ‘No paved road’ signs

    By Cindy Beamon | October 15, 2014 - 8:49pm

    CURRITUCK — Residents in off-road neighborhoods appear jittery about what’s next for their remote stretch of beach.

  • Decision 2014: Moyock’s Taylor, Gilbert vie in 2010 rematch

    By Cindy Beamon | October 13, 2014 - 8:14pm

    CURRITUCK — November’s election in Currituck features a rematch for two candidates seeking the Moyock seat on the county Board of Commissioners.

  • Decision 2014: Johnson, Long contrast backgrounds in sheriff’s race

    By William F. West | October 11, 2014 - 8:20pm

    CURRITUCK — The two candidates for Currituck sheriff in next month’s election continue to contrast their different law enforcement backgrounds, with each saying they’re better qualified to lead the county sheriff’s department.

  • Bicyclist struck by car, dies

    October 11, 2014 - 5:19pm

    CurrituckBicyclist struck by car, diesA 52-year-old Moyock man died Thursday evening after being hit by a car on NC 168.

  • Decision 2014: Cook, White debate unemployment benefits, Medicaid

    By Cindy Beamon | October 10, 2014 - 8:22pm

    BARCO — Was cutting jobless benefits in North Carolina an exercise in tough love or no love?