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8 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Safe from December Currituck BBQ Co. break-in recovered from water in Kill Devil Hills

A safe that was stolen from the Currituck BBQ Company in December was recovered by divers in Dare County on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kill Devil Hills, NC, Dare County, NC

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Advance

Divers try to find missing woman

Divers have joined the search for a Currituck County woman who tried to swim to shore from a sunken fishing vessel in Currituck Sound earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Currituck County woman wins $150K in lottery game

Becky Forrest purchased a ticket for the Caesars game at the Food Lion on U.S. 158 in Grandy, according to a news release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

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Related Topix: Grandy, NC

The Daily Advance

Grandy woman wins $150K in new lottery game

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.

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Related Topix: Grandy, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Rebuilding a simple man's life

Erica Mason stood in the sunlit front room of a house built when George Washington was president, awed by the simple lifestyle of Edmund McHorney, the last person who lived there.

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Related Topix: Coinjock, NC, Moyock, NC, Boat Disaster

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Severe thunderstorm warning issued until

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued until 8:30 p.m. for Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Currituck Sheriff's Office drug sweep nets 23 arrests

The Currituck County Sheriff's Office has arrested 23 people suspected of drug-related crimes during a sweep of the county.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Currituck, NC

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Advance

Barco man killed in wreck

The N.C. Highway Patrol continues to investigate a weekend accident in Currituck County that claimed the life of a Barco man.

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Related Topix: Barco, NC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Man killed in single-car crash near Barco, N.C.

A man believed to have been living in Currituck County was killed Sunday in a single-car accident on U.S. 158.

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Related Topix: Barco, NC, Crumpler, NC, Elizabeth City, NC

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Daily Advance

Currituck tourism director to retire

Currituck County's first and only tourism director said Friday she will retire Aug. 1, citing her ongoing frustrations working with county leaders.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC, Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Daily Advance

Some Knotts Island 911 calls not getting through

Currituck County's communications center is currently having trouble receiving 911 calls from Knotts Island, a county spokesman said today.

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Related Topix: Knotts Island, NC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Bridge across Currituck Sound low on project rankings

Building a bridge across the middle of the Currituck Sound that would shave driving time to the northern Outer Banks has graded low on new highway project rankings.

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Related Topix: Coinjock, NC, Corolla, NC, Currituck, NC

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Daily Advance

Two accidents investigated in Currituck

A Currituck County teen motorist was injured Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle chain collision after the N.C. Highway Patrol said he failed to slow down for vehicles that had stopped for a school bus.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Daily Advance

Peeping Tom suspect claims evidence taken illegally

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.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Juvenile charged in Currituck high school bomb threat

A suspect younger than 16 years of age was charged Thursday for a bomb threat at Currituck County High School earlier in the week.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Knotts Island 911 service problems fixed

Currituck County emergency management first reported the issue about 4:30 p.m. A news release at 6:30 p.m. said service had been restored.

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Related Topix: Knotts Island, NC

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Some Verizon customers unable to reach 911

Verizon customers on the Eastern Shore and in parts of Currituck County may not be able to call 911 from their wireless devices Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Knotts Island, NC, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

The Daily Advance

Bomb threat probe completed; perpetrator found

CURRITUCK A student responsible for a bomb threat at Currituck County High School earlier this week has been identified, but the perpetrator's name isn't going to be disclosed.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC, Education Etc.

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