On February 6, 2024, Rick Kinner, of Corolla, along with other members of the Outer Banks Stamp Club, presented the Historic Jarvisburg Colored School with two framed Black Heritage stamp collections of African American leaders, entertainers, sports figures, writers and historical figures.
These collections are hanging on the wall of the School’s visitor center for all to see and enjoy. While it is anticipated that these will be permanent exhibits, the public is invited to come and view this new addition to the School during Black History Month.
Historic Jarvisburg Colored Schools is open during February on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The School will be closing for a brief period after February to complete renovations.
Recently Currituck County launched a new service to help citizens obtain public records request from the county government. The public records request portal can be accessed at currituckcountync.nextrequest.com/. It can also be found on this website under the Government tab above.
This new service promotes transparency and will help Currituck County follow North Carolina’s public records laws. Once a request has been submitted it will be reviewed and processed by the County Manager and County Attorney offices.
Looking for some part-time hours working with an amazing team? The Currituck Department of Travel & Tourismneeds you! We are currently seeking team members for the Whalehead and the Currituck Maritime Museum to assist our visitors as they tour these historic facilities. We especially have a need for the weekends.
Museum hours will be from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. Weekend hours for these facilities will run from the first Saturday in April until the first Saturday in October.
These positions are a great way learn more about Currituck history while meeting and assisting our many visitors during the vacation season.
The Corolla Visitors Center is also seeking some team members for the weekdays and weekends to assist our visitors learn more about our destination and what they can do on their vacation.
To find out more, check out the applications for Visitor Relations Coordinators. We want you to come and be an integral part of our visitor economy!
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:
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!
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 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.
Currituck County Emergency Management is pleased to launch www.SafeCorolla.com, a one-stop site for local beach conditions and safety information. Currituck County includes 24 miles of oceanfront beaches and SafeCorolla.com will provide county residents and vacationers with important real-time data to help them plan their beach visit.
SafeCorolla.com is a mobile and tablet friendly site. Users can easily navigate different sections by clicking on the individual “headers” near the top of the page. The webpage provides information on current weather forecasts, beach conditions, rip currents, locations for public beach access, locations of lifeguard stands, beach regulations, and more.
As part of the SafeCorolla program, residents and guests may also receive notifications directly to their phone by texting SafeCorolla to 888-777. For more information on SafeCorolla.com, contact Currituck Emergency Management at 252-232-2115.
Currituck County is looking for two (2) citizens who resides on the Currituck Outer Banks that are willing to serve their community by participating on the Wild Horse Advisory Board. If you are interested submit a Statement of Interest online to be considered by the Currituck County Board of Commissioners.
The wild horses are an integral part of the history and tradition of the Currituck Outer Banks and are culturally and economically significant to the County of Currituck.
The Wild Horse Advisory Board is committed to managing the wild horse population in a manner that establishes a sustainable equilibrium between the wild horse population, development, wildlife, and the environment.
The Currituck County Wild Horse Advisory Board is composed of 6 voting members:
One member from North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve
Currituck County Manager or designee
United States Fish & Wildlife Service, Currituck National Wildlife Refuge Manager or designee
Two at large members who reside on the Currituck Outer Banks appointed by the Currituck County Board of Commissioners
The Currituck County Wild Horse Advisory Board typically holds quarterly meetings on the third Thursday of February, May, August and November at 1:00 p.m. in the Currituck County Historic Courthouse Conference room.
For more information email Samantha Evans, clerk to the Wild Horse Advisory Board or call 252-232-2075.
Currituck Senior Nutrition will resume to 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) starting Wednesday, June 1, 2022. With a significant loss in volunteers due to the impacts of COVID over the last 2 years, we are left with a HUGE hole that we need your help to fill. Volunteers are crucial to the success of the Home Delivered meals program and we cannot do it without YOU!
You can volunteer as little or as much as your want. Don’t want to commit to a certain day and time? No problem – be an alternate and volunteer when it’s the right time for you. The average time it takes to deliver a meal is 1 hour, unless you become attached…then it may take a little longer!