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Free AARP Tax Preparation Clinic

1040 Tax form headerOur FREE annual AARP Tax Preparation Clinic will be held on Thursday’s, between February 18 and April 8, 2021 by appointment ONLY.

Due to the continued closure of the Currituck Senior Center, this year’s clinic has been moved to:

Currituck County Judicial Center – Courtroom C
2801 Caratoke Highway
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

Appointments will be available between  9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  You can schedule an appointment by contacting Currituck Senior Center at 252-232-3505.

Free AARP tax preparation is open to the public regardless of age and is geared towards low-to moderate income taxpayers.

Please Note:  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic – priority will be given to Currituck County Residents with surrounding county request being filled upon availability.

County Office Closings & Changes
for December

Currituck County Government Holiday Closings & Changes:

Special Closures
 Monday, December 21, 2020 until Friday, January 1, 2021

~ Senior Nutrition will NOT serve meals

Christmas Holiday
Thursday, December 24, 2020

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, December 25, 2020

~ Transfer Station

~ Convenience Center

Wednesday, December 23 at 12:00 noon and Thursday, Friday, & Monday, December 24, 25 & 28, 2020

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Center

New Year’s Day
Thursday, December 31,  2020

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 1, 2021

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Centers

~ Convenience Centers

~ Transfer Station

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

Holiday Festivities in Currituck

Even with the current situation there is still some traditions  going on in Currituck County this holiday season. We have list the events happening in the county right here for you to check it out. We have the:

Music notes with the words Joy to the World at the bottom.Holiday Class Series – Live Christmas Music Concert

Date:   Friday, December 11, 2020
Time:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
 Cooperative Extension Online
Register:  2020holidayclassseries.eventbrite.com 

If you’re looking for ideas to make this holiday season special, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center has got you covered. Join them for a free, 3 week Holiday Class Series, where we’ll go over caring for holiday greenery, gift and giving ideas, and last but not least, holiday cooking.

Each week they will provide short educational videos on one of these topics, culminating in an end-of-the-week live Zoom class. Zoom classes will be held on Fridays from Noon to 1:00, but don’t worry if you can’t make it, classes will be recorded.


Off white dishes with gold bells and sliverware.Holiday Class Series – Smaller Holiday Meals

Date:   Friday, December 18, 2020
Time:  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:
 Cooperative Extension Online
Register:  2020holidayclassseries.eventbrite.com 

If you’re looking for ideas to make this holiday season special, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center has got you covered. Join them for a free, 3 week Holiday Class Series, where we’ll go over caring for holiday greenery, gift and giving ideas, and last but not least, holiday cooking.

Each week they will provide short educational videos on one of these topics, culminating in an end-of-the-week live Zoom class. Zoom classes will be held on Fridays from Noon to 1:00, but don’t worry if you can’t make it, classes will be recorded.


Santa's head with light beside him.Santa Making the Rounds & Drive By Lighting Displays

While there will be no parade this year, Santa will still be making his rounds throughout the county with the help of our volunteer fire departments. Most routes will begin on Friday, December 18, 2020.

Reach out to your local volunteer fire department for more complete details.

To receive email updates of lighting displays and a complete map of these displays to help you navigate the lighting displays prepared by Currituck County Departments, sign up at currituckholidaylightshow.eventbrite.com

 

Solid Waste Permit Decal

Beginning January 1, 2021, county residents MUST have a new solid waste permit decal displayed on their vehicle’s windshield when utilizing one of Currituck’s convenience centers.

Citizens can request additional permits from Public Works the following ways:

The decal is not a sticker, but a static cling that will not leave adhesive residue on the windshield. Decals should be applied to the inside of the vehicle’s windshield in the lower corner on the windshield.

COVID-19 Business Resouces

Business Resources

The following resources are available to help businesses cope with the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Local Business Survey
    Currituck Emergency Management has created a quick, voluntary survey to gauge the operating status for county-wide businesses and organizations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please take a minute to participate! Complete survey
  • Currituck Chamber of Commerce  252-453-9497
  • Small Business Center
    The Small Business and Technology Development Center can provide assistance and resources to local businesses by phone or virtual meetings. For businesses in Moyock and Central Currituck, call 252-339-2896; for businesses in Lower Currituck and Corolla, call 252-489-6299.
  • Restaurant & Hotel Staff
    NC Restaurant Workers Relief Fund  Hospitality employees of restaurants or hotels facing financial hardship, layoff, or reduced hours may apply for a grant of up to $500.

For more information…

Library Outreach Services
Available to County Residents

Home Bound Residents

Services are offered to any resident confined to his or her home by age, illness, physical or mental disability. Services are also available on a temporary basis for convalescents.

  • A Currituck County Library Outreach staff person will visit once per month
  • A maximum of 10 items will be provided monthly
  • A library representative will call the day before to remind the outreach person of a visit
  • Audio books, DVDs, and print books including large print books are available
Daycares

Services available to facilities located within Currituck County who are licensed, registered and insured.

  • A Currituck County Library Outreach staff person will visit once per month
  • A box of books or a themed library kit will be delivered monthly
  • A library representative will call the day before delivering or picking up books

For more information, please contact:

April Farley, Library Assistant
Phone: 252-453-8345

Currituck County Public Library
4261 Caratoke Highway
Barco, North Carolina  27917

All the information you would need about Currituck County Public Library is available at the East Albemarle Regional Library System website.