Dare County is named in honor of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. Dare County is also where the Wright Brothers first experienced powered flight and much more.

July  25, 2016
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
7/26/2016  4:00:00 PM
Airport Authority
7/27/2016  6:00:00 PM
Veterans Advisory Council
7/28/2016  3:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
8/1/2016  9:00:00 AM
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
8/2/2016  3:00:00 PM
Planning Board
8/8/2016  6:00:00 PM
Board of
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Next Meeting: Monday, 8/1/2016 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Dare County Library Summer Reading Program Flow Circus
On Wednesday, July 27 children K-5 are invited to visit their local Dare County Library branch to watch Flow Circus!
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Pickleball Tournament at the Lions Club in Wescott Park in Manteo
Friday, August 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Outer Banks Women's Club Senior Citizen's Craft Fair
Wednesday, August 3 and Thursday, August 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Baum Center.
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Living Wills & Health Care Power of Attorney Legal Clinics - FREE
Do-It-Yourself clinic hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina at the Dare County Center on July 26 and October 25
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Highlights from the Dare County Board of Commissioners Meeting - July 18, 2016
The Board of Commissioners approved the agreement with Coastal Planning and Engineering of Wilmington, NC to provide environmental, geotechnical, and engineering consulting services associated with the County's efforts to obtain permits to maintain Hatteras Inlet navigation channels.  more info

Updated Flood Maps Available June 30
FEMA and the N.C. Flood Risk Information System released the latest preliminary floodplain maps for Dare County.  more info

Bright Ideas Award provides emergency preparedness supplies to seniors on Hatteras Island
A grant enabled Dare County staff to create and distribute 150 emergency preparedness kits to Hatteras Island seniors.  more info

Grant awarded for addressing maternal and child health in Dare County
Dare County Department of Health & Human Services was recently awarded funds from the state to implement evidence-based strategies to address maternal and child health issues.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Bonner Bridge Replacement Project Update
Nighttime lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until September 15.
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Board of Commissioners Pass Resolution in Support of Needle Exchange Program
Donnie Varnell, Harm Reduction Policing Coordinator with the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition recently presented information to the Board regarding the need for needle exchange programs in North Carolina.
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