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  7, 2015
Public Meetings:
Dare County Board of Commissioners
7/9/2015  5:00:00 PM
Planning Board
7/13/2015  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
7/20/2015  5:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
7/21/2015  9:30:00 AM
Board Of Elections
7/21/2015  12:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
7/21/2015  7:00:00 PM
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Next Meeting: Thursday, 7/9/2015 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Emergency Preparedness Planning Workshop
The Dare County Center in Manteo will be discussing ways to plan and prepare for emergencies and disasters on Tuesday, July 7th at 12:00 noon.
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Fall Registration for Parks and Recreation Programs Begins July 13
Deadline for fall registration is August 28.
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Tai Chi for Arthritis Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. at the Dare County Center in Manteo
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FC Minton Basketball Tournament
July 10 - July 12 at the Youth Center in Kill Devil Hills. Three point contest, hot shot contest and double elimination tournament.
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Rock Star Magic of Chris & Neal
Enjoy the high energy and dynamic magic show at all 3 Dare County Libraries on Tuesday, July 7.
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Beach Safety Tips from Dare County Emergency Management
As citizens and visitors head to the 110 miles of shoreline along Dare County's Outer Banks, Emergency Management officials urge beachgoers to beware of potential hazards and safety concerns they may encounter as they take to the shores.  more info

Tips to Protect Property and Reduce Flood Risk During Hurricane Season
Another hurricane season is upon us and Dare County urges residents and property owners to make preparations now to protect their homes and property against flood damage.  more info

Students Educate Merchants About the Risks Associated with E-Cigarettes
The Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Division recently led efforts on Hatteras Island to create awareness of the use of E-Cigarettes and other electronic delivery system (ENDS) products.  more info

Special Medical Needs - In Times of Emergency
In times of emergency, Dare County is able to provide assistance to residents with special medical needs.  more info

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Featured Articles:

FC Minton Memorial Basketball Tournament
A maximum of 16 teams will compete in a double elimination tournament to raise money for the FC Minton Memorial Fund. The registration deadline is June 26.
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Dare County Library's Summer Reading is Free, Fun and Educational!
The fun starts on Tuesday, July 7 with the kick off and registration event at all three Dare County Library locations.
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