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.

May  2, 2016
Public Meetings:
Dare County Public Facilities Corporation
5/2/2016  8:30:00 AM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
5/2/2016  9:00:00 AM
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
5/3/2016  3:00:00 PM
Transportation Advisory Board
5/4/2016  8:30:00 AM
Planning Board
5/9/2016  6:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
5/9/2016  7:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 5/2/2016 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

14th Annual Coastal Gardening Festival
Saturday, May 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Baum Center in Kill Devil Hills
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Youth Aviation Day at the Dare County Airport
Saturday, May 14 at the Dare County Airport in Manteo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Quarterly Advanced Care Planning Sessions at the Dare County Center in Manteo
Trained facilitators, an attorney, and notary will be available to assist you in planning what care you do or do not want if you are faced with a health crisis and are unable to communicate for yourself.
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Do-It-Yourself Legal Clinics by Legal Aid of North Carolina
Do-It-Yourself clinics hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina are being held at the Dare County Center.
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Remote Video Link Available on Hatteras Island for Public Comment at Board of Commissioner Meetings
Beginning May 2, a remote video link at the Fessenden Center in Buxton will enable Hatteras Island citizens to address County Commissioners during public comment periods and public hearings, and also view County Commissioner meetings live without traveling to Manteo.  more info

Dare County Prepares Material for Expanded Buxton Beach Nourishment Service District
On April 13, 2016 the Dare County Board of Commissioners voted to move forward with establishing an expanded service district from the one that was previously proposed. Public hearing is scheduled for May 16 at 5:30 p.m. in Buxton  more info

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Featured Articles:

Zika Virus
In addition to providing education to the members of our community, Dare County Department of Health & Human Services works to send updated diagnosis, treatment and reporting information to our local healthcare providers.
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Bonner Bridge Replacement Project Update
Curious about what's happening with the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project? Watch the latest video update from the Government Channel
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Honored for His Work Helping Dare's Foster Children
For over 25 years, Tom Murphy has served as an active member of the Permanency Planning Team that assists local children in foster care.
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