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County Office Closings
for November

The following Currituck County Government facilities will be closed:

Thanksgiving
Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29, 2019

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Senior Centers

Thursday November 28, 2019 ONLY

~ Transfer Station

~ Convenience Sites

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, November 28, 29, & 30, 2019

~ Currituck County Library

Holiday Festivities in Currituck

A lot is 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:

  • Annual Tree Lighting and Parade
  • 5th Annual New York City Trip sponsored by Currituck County 4-H
  • 3rd Annual Christmas Craft Village
  • Candlelight Christmas Tours

 

Candlelight Christmas Tours

Date:   Friday’s io December 13, & 20, and Saturday’s on December 14 & 21
Time:  5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: 
 Whalehead in Historic Corolla

Step back in time to the 1920’s decor and customs taking place during Mr. and Mrs. Knight’s time in Corolla. Whalehead is beautifully decorated in the tradition of the times with:

  • greenery,
  • Christmas trees,
  • music,
  • luscious food, fruit,
  • candy and nuts.

The tour will feature a live performance on the original one of a kind Steinway piano, custom designed for Mrs. Knight. Tour participants will see 4 floors of this magnificent mansion including the newly designed Starkey room exhibit. Guest will enjoy a holiday beverage and homemade Christmas cookies at the close of the tour.

Our 2019 Candlelight Tour schedule is  December 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Admission is $20.00. Tours are limited and sell out quickly so please be sure to register in advance, 252-453-9040. Tours are non-refundable.


 

New York City Christmas Lights5th Annual New York City Day Trip

Date: Friday & Saturday, December 13 & 14, 2019

​New York, New York!   Currituck County 4-H is sponsoring our 5th annual bus trip to New York City, New York on Friday, December 13  & Saturday, December 14, 2019.  

Proceeds from the trip will directly support Currituck County youth as they participate in County, State, and National level leadership, citizenship, STEM and achievement programs.

You will have a full day on your own to enjoy:

  • shopping,
  • feasting,
  • sightseeing,
  • museums,
  • and shows.

Become part of the hustle and bustle of Times Square, ice skate in Central Park, take in the sights from the top of the Empire State Building, or sing along live to your favorite musical. The fun and possibilities are endless!

For more information or assistance with ticket purchases, please contact the 4-H Staff at 252-232-2262  or check Cooperative Extension website.[/one_half], 

Hurricane Dorian
Recovery Information

Deadline Notice:

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible Private Non-Profit organizations in North Carolina of the Tuesday, December 3, 2019 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by Hurricane Dorian in September 2019.

Storm Debris Collection

Currituck County has completed Hurricane Dorian storm debris pick up on all state maintained right-of-ways within the county. Yard waste can be taken to any of the Currituck County  convenience centers.

Important Information
  • Hurricane Dorian Press Releases
  • Individual Assistance was NOT approved, however, Currituck County Residents and Businesses can apply for a low rate Small Business Administration (SBA) loan.
    Applicants may apply:

    Online using the Electronic Loan Application

    Call Small Business Administration Customer Service Center at
    800-659-2955
    800-877-8339 (TYY) for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

    Email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

    Mail loan application form
    U.S. Small Business Administration
    Processing and Disbursement Center
    14925 Kingsport Road
    Fort Worth, Texas     76155-2243

  • Carova Beach Park Boat Ramp has collapsed. Please do not park your boat there!

Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:00 p.m.

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.

County Office Closings & Changes
for December

Currituck County Government Holiday Closings & Changes:

Schedule Changes

Corolla Trash and Recycling

~ Pick scheduled for Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2019 will be collected Friday, December  27, 2019

~ Pick scheduled for New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020 will be collected on Friday, January 3, 2020.

Special Closures

Thursday, December 12, 2019

~ Barco Senior Center – 10:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

~ Powell’s Point Senior Center – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Friday, December 20, 2019 – 12:00 p.m. 

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Barco Senior Center – 11:30 a.m.

~ Powell’s Point Senior Center – 11:15 a.m.

~ Knotts Island Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.

Week of  Monday, December 23 to Friday, December 27, 2019 & Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

~ Senior Centers  – Senior Nutrition will NOT be served

Christmas Holiday
Tuesday, December 24, 2019

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

~ Transfer Station

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, December 24, 25 & 26, 2019

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Center

New Year’s Day
Tuesday, December 31,  2019

~ Convenience Center – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ Currituck County Libraries

~ Currituck Senior Centers

~ Convenience Centers

~ Transfer Station

Corolla Curbside Trash Holiday Changes

Corolla Curbside Trash & Recycling Service has several trash pick-up changes due to the Christmas and New Years Holidays.

Waste that is normally picked-up on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 will be picked-up on Thursday, December 27, 2018.

Waste that is normally picked-up on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 will be picked-up on Thursday, January 3, 2018.