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.

April  16, 2014
Public Meetings:
Dare County Board of Commissioners
4/21/2014  5:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
4/22/2014  9:30:00 AM
Board Of Elections
4/22/2014  5:00:00 PM
Dare Consolidated Human Services Board
4/22/2014  6:30:00 PM
Veterans Advisory Council
4/24/2014  3:00:00 PM
Friends of Youth Advisory Board
4/25/2014  11:45:00 AM
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Next Meeting: Monday, 4/21/2014 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Children Invited to Plant History with the Dare County Center
School children from across Dare County are invited to the Dare County Center in Manteo on Saturday, April 19 at 9 a.m. to help plant an arbor of Scuppernong grapevine cuttings.
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English as a Second Language Classes Every Tuesday
Beginner ESL classes are held at the DCC every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. through May 20th
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Volunteers Needed on April 17 for Strategic National Stockpile Exercise
This nationwide program is designed to quickly and efficiently move critical medications, supplies, equipment and vaccines to areas that are experiencing a public health emergency.
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Parks and Recreation Summer Programs Registration
Registration for Parks and Recreation Summer Programs began Monday, April 7.
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Advanced Care Planning Makes Wishes Clear, Gives Patients and Families Peace of Mind
An Advance Care Planning Clinic is being held on May 21, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fessenden Center in Buxton.  more info

Dare County Good Friday Schedule
Dare County offices will be closed on Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. Trash collection schedules for the holiday week have been altered.  more info

Dare County in Top Ten for Health Outcomes
Dare County placed in the top 10 for health outcomes and top 30 for health factors in the 5th Annual County Health Rankings Report.  more info

The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large household pick-up
For residential customers only no commercial business debris will be picked up.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Dare County Celebrates National Telecommunicator Week April 13-19, 2014
In 2013 Dare County telecommunicators handled over 112,000 emergency 911 and non- emergency calls for the county's police, fire and EMS agencies.
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Because Someone Cared - Child Abuse Prevention Month
Because Someone Cared will be moved to various locations throughout Dare County the month of April.
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Voter Information Verification Act
Learn more about how the Voter Information Verification Act (VIVA) has changed voting procedures and what it means for upcoming elections and voters in Dare County.
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