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17 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

Man charged with B&E, pill theft from drug store

A Currituck County man is facing multiple felony charges after Elizabeth City police say they caught him with more than 700 pills following a break-in at a local drug store.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth City, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Unemployment rates in May down from a year ago

Larry Parker, a spokesman for the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division, said May is the time when students are getting out of school and seeking summer jobs, as are others.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Jones County, NC, Lenoir County, NC, Greene County, NC, Scotland County, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Eastern Wake News

Editorial: Well-meaning, but unwise

Wake County mayors and at least one county commissioner would like to see a small bump in the local sales tax to pay teachers more.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Tax, Opinion

The Daily Advance

Currituck: Finish preparations

The advisory also calls for exercising "extreme caution if venturing outside from midnight tonight until midday tomorrow, Friday, July 4," according to Currituck spokeswoman Melissa Jensen.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Daily Advance

Region under tropical storm warning as Arthur aims at OBX

A tropical storm warning has been issued for North Carolina's coast as the first named storm of the hurricane season is expected to strengthen to a hurricane and skim the Outer Banks as a Category 1 hurricane Friday.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Hatteras, NC, Weather, Perquimans County, NC, Waves, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Daily Advance

Motorist strikes, kills bear crossing roadway

For the second time in less than a month, a local motorist has struck a bear crossing a Currituck County highway.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Unemployment increases in Onslow, Duplin, Carteret

Unemployment rates increased in 92 North Carolina counties in May, and Onslow County was among them, according to data released Tuesday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, Duplin County, NC, Jones County, NC, Scotland County, NC

The Virginian-Pilot

Free meals available for kids in Currituck County, N.C.

Parents don't need to apply for the program, just go to W.T. Griggs Elementary School Monday through Thursday, according to news release from Currituck County Schools.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

WRAL.com

Fuquay-Varina teen drowns off Outer Banks

Thomas Harman, 16, went missing Saturday around 4 p.m. while swimming with family members near mile post 15 in the four-wheel drive area north of Corolla, according to Currituck County Sheriff Susan Johnson.

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Related Topix: Fuquay Varina, NC, Currituck, NC, Corolla, NC

WITN

Teen Drowns After Three Swimmers Encounter Problems With Rip Currents

A teenager from Wake County drowned this weekend in Currituck County when three people got caught up in rip currents.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Currituck County, N.C., to hold emergency drill Sat.

Residents in the area of the Cooperative Extension facility in Maple shouldn't be concerned if they see a lot of police officers and firefighters on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC, Moyock, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Duke plans N.C. solar farm project

Duke Energy Renewables plans a 20 megawatt solar project on 287 acres south of Elizabeth City, N.C., that will power two Washington universities and a hospital.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth City, NC, Mooresville, NC, Pasquotank County, NC, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Daily Advance

McCord leaving board in 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.

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Related Topix: Currituck, NC

Fri Jun 20, 2014

HeraldSun.com

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While looking through his deceased mother's papers in the early 1990s, Carlton Harrell found several letters from the War Department.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Currituck, NC, Fire, US Military, US Navy

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Corolla group warns beach goers to give wild horses space

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund said Thursday it was working to educate the public on the dangers of getting too close to the horses, after receiving pictures of a family interacting with them.

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Related Topix: Corolla, NC

Stars and Stripes

Former SEALs take aim at each other in court

How do a couple of former Navy SEALs settle a dispute over guns and money? The same way most people do: They hire lawyers and sue.

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WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Kenneth Rice, courtesy Currituck County Sheriff's Office.

Kenneth William Rice, Sr. is accused of touching the girl during the week of April 20 through 27, 2013.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Daily Advance

Man faces indecent liberties charge

A Maryland man charged with inappropriately touching a child and related crimes in Currituck County more than a year ago denies the accusations and said he plans to fight the charges in court.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

225-acre solar farm planned for Currituck County

A 225-acre solar farm is expected to be in operation in Currituck County by the end of next year.

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Related Topix: Shawboro, NC

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Currituck County solar farm to be built by end of 2015

A San Francisco-based company plans to build a 225-acre solar farm in Shawboro capable of powering 1,900 homes.

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Related Topix: Shawboro, NC, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

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