Residents unable to make or receive calls in Knotts Island

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – Residents in Knotts Island who have Verizon are currently unable to make or receive calls out of the 429 prefix.

According to Currituck County officials, they received many reports of phone troubles. However, the 911 service has not been affected residents in the prefix after it was tested.

Anyone who is experiencing trouble are told to call the regular repair line outside the Knotts Island exchange at 1-800-VERIZON.

Currituck County officials do not have a time table for when service will be restored.

Stay tuned to for updates.