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.
GOP backs Beaumont for vacant board seat
By Cindy Beamon | July 18, 2014 - 8:30pm
CURRITUCK — After getting a nod from the Currituck GOP, Paul Beaumont filed this week to run in November’s election for the commissioner’s seat recently vacated by Kevin McCord.
Currituck names new tourism chief
July 14, 2014 - 1:09pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck resident and business owner has been named new director of the county’s Travel and Tourism Department.
Lost income puts Whalehead in red
By Cindy Beamon | July 9, 2014 - 9:25pm
COROLLA — Weddings are usually a big moneymaker at Historic Whalehead in Corolla, but a change in wedding planners last year apparently reversed those results.
Currituck Community Park work proceeds
By Cindy Beamon | July 7, 2014 - 9:21pm
BARCO — Buses and cars dropping off students at Central Elementary School are likely to be following a new traffic pattern when school reopens in late-summer.
Ex-gas station site fuels bullying claims
By Cindy Beamon | July 6, 2014 - 9:51pm
CURRITUCK — What does an old gas station in Shawboro have to do with a recent lawsuit in Currituck County?
Ruling boosts off-road growth
By Cindy Beamon | July 2, 2014 - 8:18pm
CURRITUCK – A challenge to Currituck’s ban on commercial growth in the off-road beaches appears to be headed for another round in court.
State highway plan omits highways 158-168
By Cindy Beamon | June 29, 2014 - 9:51pm
CURRITUCK — The highway through Currituck to the Outer Banks may be crossed off the state’s list of key corridors in North Carolina.
'Lockdown’: Drill targets shooting response
By Cindy Beamon | June 28, 2014 - 8:54pm
MAPLE — The scenario would have been a nightmare — had it been real.
McCord leaving board in Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | June 24, 2014 - 9:00pm
CURRITUCK — A Currituck County commissioner will be stepping down from both his elective office and his job as a sheriff’s deputy after accepting a position as a court magistrate.
Owners of attacked cat ask for dog leash law
By Cindy Beamon | June 20, 2014 - 9:07pm
CAMDEN — A Camden couple is asking the county to adopt a leash law after their pet cat was killed by a pack of dogs in their neighborhood.
Making the most of the Big Knight: 234 earn diplomas at Currituck
By Cindy Beamon | June 13, 2014 - 9:43pm
BARCO — David Boswood was one of Currituck High School’s 234 graduating seniors Friday who learned early that things don’t always turn out as planned.
Water hookup proposal concerns farm owners
By Cindy Beamon | June 11, 2014 - 8:06pm
CURRITUCK — Some farm owners in northwest Currituck fear their property values will drop if the county adopts a new policy requiring all new subdivisions connect to county water.
Grievance filed against EMS director
By Cindy Beamon | June 9, 2014 - 6:54pm
CURRITUCK — A formal grievance was filed Monday against Emergency Medical Services Chief Robert Glover, just days after a county probe began into employee complaints about bullying within EMS.
Currituck's BOE director retiring from job, not lawsuit
By Cindy Beamon | June 8, 2014 - 9:25pm
CURRITUCK — Currituck’s Board of Elections Director Mary Etheridge will stop counting ballots when she retires in August but has no intention to end her battle with the county over a 2012 rezoning decision.