CURRITUCK – It may seem hard to believe, but summer is nearly over for Currituck County school children, and that means NC Ferry service between Currituck and Knotts Island will begin its expanded “winter” schedule beginning Wednesday, August 7.
The Currituck-Knotts Island schedule adds a ferry run during the school year to accommodate students who live on Knotts Island. Scheduled weekday departures from Currituck will be at 6 a.m., 9, 11, 1 p.m., 3:45, and 5:45, with return trips from Knotts Island scheduled for 6:50 a.m., 10, Noon, 2 p.m., 4:30, and 6:30.
The weekend schedule remains the same year-round, with departures from Currituck at 6 a.m., 9, 11, 2 p.m., and 4, and departures from Knotts Island at 7 a.m., 10, Noon, 3 p.m., and 5.
The J.P. Knapp Early College High School starts its school year on August 8. Other Currituck County schools begin on August 26.