More from Currituck

  • Elan to build new HQ, plans 39 townhouses

    By William F. West | September 13, 2014 - 5:56pm

    HARBINGER — A property management and real estate company in Lower Currituck will be relocating early next year about 1,000 yards south to a 26-acre site that also will be the location of new townhouses it plans to build.

  • Currituck High School chosen for Special Olympics study

    By Corinne Saunders | September 11, 2014 - 8:20pm

    BARCO — Currituck County High School is among six schools selected to participate in a two-year study about the impact the Special Olympics Project UNIFY initiative has both on students with intellectual disabilities and those without.

  • Whalehead files suit against former wedding planner

    By Cindy Beamon | September 9, 2014 - 9:40pm

    COROLLA — Whalehead at Historic Corolla is suing a wedding planner it fired last spring for allegedly failing to turn over money she owed brides, vendors and the county-owned site.

  • Knights fall short in rally against Gates

    From Staff Reports | September 6, 2014 - 9:15pm

      BARCO — Currituck started strong defensively, but dug itself a hole and a late rally fell short in a 36-27 loss to Gates on Friday.

  • Knights fall short in rally against Gates

    From Staff Reports | September 6, 2014 - 9:15pm

      BARCO — Currituck started strong defensively, but dug itself a hole and a late rally fell short in a 36-27 loss to Gates on Friday.

  • Ex-airport manager questions hiring

    By Cindy Beamon | September 1, 2014 - 9:25pm

    CURRITUCK — A former airport manager for Currituck claims he was forced out of his job because his hours were cut to part time in 2013.

  • Smooth transition for elections office

    By Cindy Beamon | August 31, 2014 - 9:32pm

    CURRITUCK — Rachel Raper was on maternity leave last May, but that didn’t keep Currituck’s now-new Board of Elections director away from the polls.

  • DOT eyes OBX traffic gridlock

    By Cindy Beamon | August 31, 2014 - 9:32pm

    The state Department of Transportation is checking to see if summer traffic to the Outer Banks is getting worse.

  • Currituck might recruit firefighters

    By Cindy Beamon | August 30, 2014 - 9:18pm

    CURRITUCK — Changes may be ahead for Currituck’s volunteer fire departments after an exhaustive report on services was presented this summer.

  • Daily homeroom returns to Currituck High

    By Cindy Beamon | August 25, 2014 - 10:10pm

    CURRITUCK — Classes and teachers are always changing in high school. Opening day at Currituck High School Monday was no different.

  • Visitor spending up across region

    By Cindy Beamon | August 24, 2014 - 9:08pm

    Visitor spending is up in the Albemarle and injecting more dollars into the local economy, based on newly released state figures.

  • Currituck cracks down on pushy peddlers

    By Cindy Beamon | August 24, 2014 - 9:08pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck appears ready to give itself more time to check into the backgrounds of salesmen before granting them a permit to go door to door.

  • New OBX sewer plant on way

    By Cindy Beamon | August 24, 2014 - 9:08pm

    COROLLA — One of the largest subdivisions on the Outer Banks has taken steps to replace its wastewater treatment plant after multiple state violations dating back to 2008.

  • Business: Currituck schools team up with businesses

    By William F. West | August 23, 2014 - 10:15pm

    BARCO — The hallways of Currituck County Middle School were not filled with students recently, but rather with businesses and organizations seeking to get to know the school district’s employees.

  • Currituck continues laptop initiative

    By Corinne Saunders | August 20, 2014 - 8:00pm

    Editor’s note: Our series on the start of school next week continues today with a look at the Currituck County Schools.

  • New Currituck airport manager begins job over objection

    By Cindy Beamon | August 9, 2014 - 10:08pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck’s new airport manager starts work Monday despite one county commissioner’s attempt to restart the hiring process.

  • Tourism director ‘bullied’ to retire

    By Cindy Beamon | August 8, 2014 - 8:54pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck’s longtime tourism director who stepped down Aug. 1 claims she was “bullied” by the county manager and “practically forced to retire.

  • Biz moving forward with Moyock relocation

    By Cindy Beamon | August 6, 2014 - 10:17pm

    MOYOCK — A Chesapeake, Va., business that won a $120,000 state grant for relocating to Currituck County is moving forward with its plans, purchasing two commercial properties on Caratoke Highway valued at $1.3 million.

  • Just like traffic, bridge is stuck

    By Cindy Beamon | August 4, 2014 - 8:52pm

    CURRITUCK — The Mid-Currituck Bridge is like a beach-bound vacationer stuck in traffic for hours.

  • Traffic woes threaten OBX tourism

    By Cindy Beamon | August 2, 2014 - 8:54pm

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about Currituck County’s worsening traffic situation.

  • 2 weeks later, Currituck officials release fire info

    By William F. West | July 31, 2014 - 8:59pm

    CURRITUCK — More than two weeks after a fire all but destroyed a mobile home in the Wedgewood Lakes area of Currituck County, details about the blaze are only now starting to trickle out from county and fire officials.

  • Fire at rest stop probed as arson

    From Staff Reports | July 23, 2014 - 9:52pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck and state authorities are investigating a suspected arson involving a fire Sunday night at the visitor rest stop on U.S. Highway 158 between Coinjock and Grandy.

  • Shelter donation continues tiff

    By Cindy Beamon | July 22, 2014 - 9:46pm

    CURRITUCK — A $500 donation briefly offered but not accepted this week by the Currituck Animal Shelter’s new operator was either a peace offering or a political stunt with strings attached, depending on whom one asks.

  • Decision 2014: Beaumont tapped for Currituck vacancy

    From Staff Reports | July 21, 2014 - 9:44pm

    CURRITUCK — As expected, Currituck’s six Republican county commissioners appointed fellow Republican Paul Beaumont on Monday to serve until a successor is elected this fall to replace Kevin McCord, who resigned from the board last month.

  • Currituck OBX lifeguards to get new leader

    By Cindy Beamon | July 19, 2014 - 6:29pm

    COROLLA — Lifeguards on Currituck’s Outer Banks will have a new leader starting next month.