September 18, 2017

POWELLS POINT – The Meador family and many other spectators enjoyed spending their Saturday evening watching the rodeo at the annual Currituck Heritage Festival Bulls and BBQ.


September 11, 2017

CURRITUCK — Parking at county boat ramps longer than 24 hours will no longer be permitted under an ordinance amendment recently adopted by Currituck commissioners.

The amended ordinance states that all county boat ramps are open unless otherwise posted. The provisions of the ordinance apply…

September 09, 2017

BELLS ISLAND — Chief Deputy Matt Beickert officially declared his candidacy for sheriff of Currituck County on Saturday — and he's got his boss’ seal of approval.

Among those in attendance at a gathering of Republicans at the Bells Island Campground for Beickert’s…

Currituck Sheriff Johnson Endorse Beickert

September 09, 2017

HARBINGER — When it comes to donating school supplies, firefighters in Currituck go big.

The Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department donated a fire truck to Currituck County High School's public safety program on Saturday. It made the donation during its “Hawgs and Dogs”…


September 09, 2017

CURRITUCK — Steve Basnight says if one trait is characteristic of J.P. Knapp Early College High School students, it’s motivation.


September 05, 2017

COROLLA — A Philadelphia man has died after being rescued from strong ocean currents off Corolla Beach this weekend, Currituck County officials said Tuesday.

Mark Reyes, 35, died Sunday afternoon at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, according to Currituck Fire-Emergency Medical Services Chief…

September 05, 2017

BARCO – An ambitious new plan to make Currituck County more pedestrian friendly envisions not just crosswalks at several busy intersections, but also sidewalks along several thoroughfares, including a walking trail the length of the county — from the state line to the Wright Memorial Bridge.

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September 02, 2017

The bill state lawmakers passed Thursday to clean up and study a chemical in the Cape Fear River would also repeal an eight-year ban on businesses’ use of plastic bags in three coastal counties, including Currituck. 

Both the House and Senate passed House Bill 56, a wide-ranging…


September 01, 2017

CURRITUCK — A longtime administrator who recently left the Currituck County Schools for a post with the Dare County Schools said this week she took the new job because it allows her to focus on instruction in the elementary grades.

Sandy Kinzel, who worked for the Currituck County…


August 30, 2017

CURRITUCK — Greg Dougherty is rowing a skiff from Florida to New York City to promote world tranquility but the weather he encountered this week on the Intracoastal Waterway was anything but peaceful. 

Dougherty in fact spent a couple of days on dry land in Currituck County this week so…

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