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New Addition to
Historic Jarvisburg
Colored School
Visitor Center

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.

 

Important Announcement For Currituck Utility Customers

New Payment Office Location

To better serve the citizens of Currituck County we have moved our payment office to:

2878 Caratoke Highway,
Currituck, North Carolina 27929.

Payments can made by:

  • Drive-thru Window

    2878 Caratoke Highway,
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929

  • Mail

    PO Box 220
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929

  • Night Drop

    2878 Caratoke Highway,
    Currituck, North Carolina 27929
    The night drop box is located at the back of the building.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 252-232-2769.

New Public Records Request Portal

Blackboard with what's new written in chalk.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.

Part-Time Employment Opportunities Available

We are hiring on a red backgroundLooking for some part-time hours working with an amazing team?  The Currituck Department of Travel & Tourism needs 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!

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!

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.

www.SafeCorolla.com
One-stop Site for Local Beach Conditions and Safety Information

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.

Members Need for
Wild Horse Advisory Board

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 the Corolla Wild Horse Fund
  • 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.

Volunteers Needed
Home Delivered Meals

Please consider volunteering a little time and a lot of love by volunteering to be a “Currituck” Home Delivered meal volunteer.

Currituck Senior Nutrition will resume to 5 days a week (Monday-Friday) starting Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Older man at the door getting a meal from a lady. 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!

Please contact Currituck Senior Services at 252-232-3505 or sign-up to learn more.

Thank you in advance for any support you would like to give.