Latest Currituck County, North Carolina Stories

2009-03-27 17:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of injured civilians and families of Iraqis killed in two unprovoked shootings in Baghdad by Blackwater "shooters" sued the company and founder Erik Prince in separate lawsuits filed today and Thursday in California federal court, according to their U.S.-based legal team. The lawsuits allege that several Blackwater defendants - now operating as Xe and other names under the control of Mr.

2009-03-20 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A heavily intoxicated Blackwater "shooter" randomly murdered an Iraqi vice presidential guard after a Christmas Eve party in Baghdad in 2006 and the company then attempted to cover up the incident before reneging on promises to fully compensate the dead guard's family, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in California federal court. The lawsuit alleges that several Blackwater-related defendants - now operating as Xe and other names under the control of...

2009-03-01 23:15:00

MOYOCK, N.C., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Xe founder Erik Prince today announced that he has stepped down as the company's Chief Executive Officer and has appointed a new President and a Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President.

2009-02-03 13:29:56

A North Carolina bank has adopted a new policy of asking patrons to remove hats, hoods and sunglasses while inside the bank and its branches, officials said. Matthew Converse, president and chief executive officer of the Bank of Currituck in Moyock, said bank visitors will be asked to take off the face-obscuring items as a means of deterring robbery, the (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday. A ball cap pulled down low or sunglasses obviously hides some features, Converse said.

2008-12-08 17:04:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of the Blackwater press conference: 12:05 P.M. EST ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL PATRICK ROWAN: Good afternoon.

2008-12-08 13:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following remarks are being released by the U.S. Department of Justice: WASHINGTON, D.C. ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL PATRICK ROWAN: Good afternoon. My name is Pat Rowan. I'm the Assistant Attorney General for National Security.

2008-10-14 09:00:33

Blackwater Midstream Corp. (OTCBB:BWMS), a developing company in the field of fuel and chemical storage, announced today that it has entered into a commercial consulting agreement with Martyn Lucas. Mr.

2008-10-05 09:00:17

DARE COUNTY | The annual OBX Marathon, Half-Marathon and Fun Run are scheduled for Nov. 9 with pre-race activities on Nov. 7 and 8 . The races are run on certified point-to-point courses and provide an opportunity for participants hoping to quality for the Boston Marathon.

2008-10-03 09:00:37

Tax experts from the state Department of Revenue will conduct free seminars at community college small-business centers. The seminars will help entrepreneurs and small-business owners better understand state tax issues.

2008-09-28 12:00:33

DARE COUNTY | A ribbon-cutting and open house will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Dare County Substance Abuse Center at 2808 S. Croatan Hwy. in Nags Head.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.