With the Internet providing easy access to satellite maps, residents of Currituck County discover that some of Blackwater Worldwide's training facilities have crossed the line--the boundary line, that is.


Posted to: Editorials Opinion North Carolina

The Virginian-Pilot

© September 2, 2008
 
Land surveyors and the people who hire them have all the more reason for diligence these days. Someone with a computer and Internet access just might be hovering overhead, as a recent discovery in northeastern North Carolina demonstrates.
 
While preparing for a battle against a proposed outlying landing field, residents in Currituck County noticed something unusual on the Navy's maps - some of Blackwater Worldwide's training facilities, said to be in adjacent Camden County, are actually in Currituck.