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2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 31--COROLLA -- Currituck County may pump water to a soundside pond to help relieve chronic flooding in Corolla's Whalehead Beach community. County and state officials have repeatedly debated how best to remedy environmental messes created by flooding. Located near the Currituck Sound, the county owns property along parts of the pond, said county manager Dan Scanlon. Other sections are owned by Food Lion or fall within the Corolla...

2008-07-31 09:00:47

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot corolla Currituck County may pump water to a soundside pond to help relieve chronic flooding in Corolla's Whalehead Beach community. County and state officials have repeatedly debated how best to remedy environmental messes created by flooding. Located near the Currituck Sound, the county owns property along parts of the pond, said county manager Dan Scanlon. Other sections are owned by Food Lion or fall within the Corolla Bay...

2008-07-25 09:01:18

ONGOING Bird Walks. Take a stroll along the North Pond Wildlife Trail and look for approximately 225 species of birds that live or pass through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at Pea Island Visitor Center at 8 a.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. 2 1/2 miles south of Oregon Inlet. Free. 987-2394. Exhibit. "The Outer Banks Now and Then: Where We Are, Where We've Been" presents images and artifacts of the past and present, showing change along the coastal region....

2007-07-26 12:24:32

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot From 1944 to 1965, Navy aircraft swooped low over the Currituck Sound with a mission to blast targets on the Currituck Outer Banks. Now the Army Corps of Engineers plans to clean up leftover unexploded ordnance lying where wild horses roam and near beaches where people swim and fish . Rockets, bombs and machine-gun ammunition lie within 182 acres in the Monkey Island Tract , part of the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge , about a...


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