More from Currituck

  • More wedding woes at Whalehead

    By Cindy Beamon | October 19, 2014 - 9:59pm

    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 - 8:17pm

    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 - 9:50pm

    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 - 9:49pm

    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 - 9:49pm

    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 - 9:49pm

    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 - 9:14pm

    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 - 9:20pm

    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 - 6:19pm

    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 - 9:22pm

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

  • Bark-in-Park changing locations

    From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 8:38pm

    Bark in the Park will change locations this year but not its popular lineup of events for pets and their owners.

  • Mid-County Bridge prospects brighter

    By Cindy Beamon | September 27, 2014 - 10:27pm

    CURRITUCK — After scoring low for two types of funding under the state’s new project-ranking formula, the Mid-Currituck Bridge is among the six-highest scoring projects for a third type of funding.

  • Former black school opens as museum

    By Corinne Saunders | September 27, 2014 - 10:25pm

    JARVISBURG — Family histories were abundant Saturday as more than 130 people attended the opening event for Currituck’s newest museum, the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School Museum, which is also on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Jarvisburg school museum to open

    From Staff Reports | September 23, 2014 - 9:27pm

    JARVISBURG — After years of fundraising and restoration, the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School officially opens as a museum on Saturday.

  • Va. Beach seeks help in protecting waterways

    By Cindy Beamon | September 19, 2014 - 9:04pm

    The City of Virginia Beach is seeking to partner with Currituck in protecting the “green sea” that runs between them.

  • Currituck fast-tracks NC 12 walkways

    By Cindy Beamon | September 17, 2014 - 9:00pm

    CURRITUCK — Currituck is fast-tracking plans to build a 10-foot-wide bike and pedestrian path along a dangerous two-mile stretch of N.C. Highway 12 by next summer.

  • Candidates: NC 12 walkways priority

    By Cindy Beamon | September 17, 2014 - 8:56pm

    COROLLA — In the wake of the tragic death of a pedestrian this summer, all candidates for Currituck commissioner and sheriff agreed at a forum Tuesday that Corolla needs walkways along N.C. Highway 12.

  • 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.