Currituck board: Give dog back to owner
By Cindy Beamon | April 22, 2014 - 10:00pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck commissioners want a dog returned to a Weeksville man who lost the animal when the county’s animal shelter allowed someone else to adopt it.
Currituck approves Moyock Crossing
By Cindy Beamon | April 22, 2014 - 9:57pm
CURRITUCK — Rural Moyock just got a little more urban than what some residents say they prefer.
County wants probe of shelter complaints
By Cindy Beamon | April 20, 2014 - 9:48pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck Commissioners have asked the sheriff’s office to conduct an independent investigation into a fired worker’s complaints about work conditions and the treatment of animals at the county’s animal shelter.
Gilbert disputes relationship is campaign issue
By Cindy Beamon | April 20, 2014 - 9:48pm
CURRITUCK — A Virginia Beach woman recently sent e-mails to Currituck Commissioners stating a board member’s extramarital affair should disqualify her from office.
VFDs: Move polling sites from fire stations
By Cindy Beamon | April 18, 2014 - 9:21pm
CAMDEN — Shiloh precinct voters casting their ballots at the Shiloh Volunteer Fire Station next month shouldn’t get too attached to the new voting site.
Sentara to open new physician’s office in Moyock
By Cindy Beamon | April 17, 2014 - 9:36pm
MOYOCK – Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare is extending its reach into northeastern North Carolina again with plans for a new doctor’s office in Moyock.
Grandy woman wins $150K in new lottery game
From Staff Reports | April 17, 2014 - 5:31pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck County woman has won $150,000 playing the N.C. Education Lottery’s new Caesars game, becoming the first winner to claim the game’s top prize.
Man gets probation for sex liberties with child
By William F. West | April 15, 2014 - 9:53pm
CURRITUCK — A former transportation coordinator for the Currituck County Schools has been sentenced to probation after confessing to engaging in sexual misconduct with an 8-year-old child nearly eight years ago.
Currituck may legalize biz outdoor gun ranges
By Cindy Beamon | April 14, 2014 - 10:07pm
CURRITUCK — A proposed rule-change in Currituck may allow shooting clubs and gun shops to offer outdoor target practice to customers.
Democrat DA hopefuls clash over experience
By Cindy Beamon | April 12, 2014 - 8:46pm
BARCO — The two Democratic candidates for district attorney in next month’s primary election clashed at a candidates forum last week over who has the best experience to manage the prosecutors office for a seven-county district.
Challengers take on incumbents over tax hike
By Cindy Beamon | April 11, 2014 - 9:18pm
BARCO — Incumbent commissioners during a candidates forum in Currituck Thursday night found themselves having to defend their board’s decision last year to raise the county property tax rate by 16 cents.
Currituck opposes 25 percent legislation
By Corinne Saunders | April 6, 2014 - 9:24pm
CURRITUCK — The Currituck County School Board voted unanimously Thursday to oppose the state’s new law requiring local boards to offer four-year contracts and bonuses to 25 percent of their teachers who have been employed at least three straight years.
Currituck tourism director to retire
By Cindy Beamon | April 4, 2014 - 9:56pm
COROLLA — Currituck County’s first and only tourism director said Friday she will retire Aug. 1, citing her ongoing frustrations working with county leaders.
Bridge project’s score in middle
By Cindy Beamon | March 31, 2014 - 9:36pm
CURRITUCK — The Mid-Currituck Bridge is in the middle of the pack among 300-plus competing state-level projects, according to newly released preliminary scores under North Carolina’s new highway funding formula.
Whalehead faces potential budget deficit
By Cindy Beamon | March 29, 2014 - 9:16pm
COROLLA — Whalehead will be trimming back on spending after projected cost overruns for the second year in a row.
Peeping Tom suspect claims evidence taken illegally
By William F. West | March 28, 2014 - 9:50pm
CURRITUCK — A former emergency medical technician in Currituck County, accused of having been a peeping Tom, is calling for the alleged evidence in the criminal case against him be thrown out because he claims his legal rights were violated.
School bomb threat threat suspect faces arrest
By William W. West | March 28, 2014 - 6:17pm
CURRITUCK — A suspect apparently is facing a criminal charge in connection with the bomb threat at Currituck County High School earlier this week.
DOT releases $2.5M for Currituck airport upgrade
By Cindy Beamon | March 20, 2014 - 1:23pm
CURRITUCK — The check Currituck has been expecting for a $2.8 million upgrade to its airport just arrived.
Board: No tolls on ferry for now
By Cindy Beamon | March 17, 2014 - 3:31pm
A recent vote by decision-makers in the region will mean no tolls on the Currituck-Knotts Island ferry at least for this summer.
Decision 2014: GOP candidates weigh in on Moyock issues
By Cindy Beamon | March 15, 2014 - 10:01pm
CURRITUCK — Residential growth that outpaces county services. Development on small lots. Additional taxes.
Two vehicles totalled in Coinjock wreck
From Staff Reports | March 14, 2014 - 9:30pm
COINJOCK — An Elizabeth City woman is charged with causing a wreck here Friday morning on Caratoke Highway that totalled her station wagon and a pickup truck, the N.C. Highway Patrol said.
Currituck spent less, owns more
By Cindy Beamon | March 11, 2014 - 9:52pm
CURRITUCK – Currituck County owes less and owns more than it did a year ago, all while keeping $10 million in the bank, according to an audit of county finances for the year 2012-13.
Currituck teen sees a need, takes lead
From Staff Reports | March 11, 2014 - 4:09pm
CURRITUCK — Sixteen-year-old Katie Jo Phillips has a future in philanthropic work.
St. Luke’s Episcopal to hold service in new church
From Staff Reports | March 3, 2014 - 9:37pm
CURRITUCK — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will meet for the first time Sunday at the former Courthouse Cafe on N.C. Highway 168 near the Currituck County government center.
Ex-teacher gets probation in sex-with-students case
By William F. West | March 2, 2014 - 10:46pm
CURRITUCK — A former Currituck County High School teacher, accused of having sex with two students in 2012, was sentenced to a year and a half of probation last fall after reaching an Alford plea agreement with prosecutors.