Author: Debra Embrey

About Debra Embrey

Information Technology - Administrator

Kick-off this Holiday Season
Currituck Style!

Believe it or not, the holidays are almost upon us! On Friday, December 2, 2021 join in on the fun at the Currituck County Center of North Carolina Cooperative Extension for the 29th Annual Holiday Parade.

Boat decorated for Christmas Parade.Schedule of events:

  • Holiday-themed games, cookies, and hot cocoa at 5:30 p.m.
  • Annual Tree Lighting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Currituck’s Annual Holiday Parade at 7:00 p.m.

Come out early, and play holiday-themed games, view the County Tree Lighting, and enjoy some cookies and hot cocoa. Bring a chair or blanket so you can have a comfortable spot to view the Holiday parade hosted by the Currituck County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #89.

If you are not able to attend in person or are still not ready to be back in public, we will be live-streaming the tree lighting and parade on the Currituck Extension YouTube channel. Visit:, make sure to subscribe, and ring the bell so you are notified when we go live on December 2.

The Holiday Parade is organized by The Currituck Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #89 and NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. If you have additional questions, please contact Sheila Gregory at 252-232-2261 or or contact Lt. Kevin McCord at 252-207-4653 or email

Important Announcement For Currituck Utility Customers

Currituck County is  in the process of upgrading our utility software. During the next few months you will see changes to the format of your utility bill and the information that you see on Citizens’ Self Service when you access your utility account.

With the upgrade it is necessary to adjust business hours and due dates as follow:

Disconnect/Connect Request Changes

Friday, December 2, 2022 at Noon will be the last time to submit disconnect/connect requests to be effective for December 2.  No service changes can be processed during the conversion.

If you buy/sell property the week of December 5, 2022 those changes will be made as soon as our software is accessible, but it could be Monday, December 12, 2022 before new accounts will be set up.  If you have property that will be changing over during the week of December 5, please contact the utility department prior to December 2.

Offices Closed

With the upgrade our Utility Offices will be CLOSED between Monday, December 5 until Thursday, December 8, 2022  for the software conversion. During this time, online payments may be unavailable while the conversion is processing.

Payments can still be made by:

  • Mail

    PO Box 220
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929

  • Night Drop

    444 Maple Road,
    Maple, North Carolina 27956

Future Location Payment Office

To better serve the citizens of Currituck we are moving our payment office to

2878 Caratoke Highway,
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

in the near future. This date will be posted as soon as it is available.

Grandy & Moyock Convenience Sites
Adjusting Hours of Operation

Black and White recycle symbolEffective Sunday, November 6, 2022, the Grandy and Moyock convenience centers will make the following schedule changes:

  • Sunday hours of operation will increase to 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday hours of operation will be reduced to 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • The remaining days of the week will continue to follow a schedule of 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The intent behind the change is to reduce the traffic congestion and wait times for citizens at Grandy and Moyock on Sundays. One of the busiest days of the week. Tuesday is the least active day of the week at the sites.

These schedule changes apply only to the Grandy and Moyock convenience centers.

All other convenience sites in the county will remain on the current schedule:

Monday – Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

If you have any questions, contact the Public Works office at 252-232-2504.

County Office Closings
for December

Currituck County Government Holiday Closings & Changes:

Utility Offices for Upgrade
Monday, December 5 until Thursday, December 8, 2022

~ Learn more…

Christmas Holiday
Friday, Monday, & Tuesday December 23, 26 & 27, 2022

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Center

Saturday, December 24, 2022

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 25, 2022

~ Convenience Center

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

New Year’s Day
Monday, January 2, 2022

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Centers

Saturday, December 31, 2022

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 1, 2022

~ Convenience Center

All emergency services will remain fully-staffed during the holidays.

9-1-1 Communication
has a new
Non-Emergency Phone Number

Flyer - Number Change Reminder - Currituck County Non-Emergency - 252-453-3633 - If you have an emergency call or text 9-1-1 with a bull horn photo.Currituck County 9-1-1 Communications would like to remind everyone that the NON-EMERGENCY number has changed.

252-453-3633 is the new NON-EMERGENCY number for Currituck County. This non-emergency number is staffed 24/7.

If you have an EMERGENCY, please call 9-1-1 if you can or text 9-1-1 if you can’t.

Please visit Communications for more information or contact Currituck County Communications at the new NON-EMERGENCY phone number above.

Learn More About Our
Public Safety Center

Currituck County’s new Public Safety Center in Barco, North Carolina is a beautiful facility that provides many benefits. It serves as the home for all public safety departments in a centralized location, which has improved staff:

  • communication,
  • coordination,
  • and emergency response.

All citizens in Currituck County should be proud that we have such a great facility. Learn more in this new video by Currituck County!

New Water & Sewer Emergency After Hours Phone Number

If you develop a water or sewer emergency during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., please contact the Water Department at 252-232-2769.

If you need to contact the Water Department outside of normal business hours, please call our new After Hours Emergency Number 252-453-3633. This will connect you with Currituck Communications. The dispatchers will then contact staff from the Water Department to deal with the emergency.

Currituck County
9-1-1 Communications

The team at 911 Communications provide vital, life-saving services for the public and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This short video provides some insight into what it means to be a 911 telecommunicator for Currituck County.

Did You Know
Currituck’s Soil & Water…

Did you know,  Currituck’s Soil & Water Conservation District Office works to protect natural resources in the county. This includes initiatives such as preventing the loss of valuable farmland topsoil and keeping storm water drainage ditches clear from obstructions.

In this short video, Soil/Storm Water Manager, Dylan Lloyd explains how they can help farmers, developers, and private property owners in Currituck County.