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.

February  26, 2015
Public Meetings:
Veterans Advisory Council
2/26/2015  3:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
3/2/2015  9:00:00 AM
Outer Banks Catch Executive Committee
3/4/2015  8:30:00 AM
Transportation Advisory Board
3/4/2015  8:30:00 AM
Planning Board
3/5/2015  6:00:00 PM
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
3/9/2015  12:30:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 3/2/2015 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Tax Preparation Assistance at the Baum Center
Trained volunteers are available January 29th through April 9 to assist seniors in preparing taxes.
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Tai Chi for Arthritis at the Dare County Center
Monday and Wednesdays from 4-5 p.m. from Monday, Jan. 26 through Wednesday, March 4.
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Mommy and Me at the Fessenden Center in Buxton
Parents and toddlers are welcome every Monday from 10 AM to Noon and Thursdays from 9-11 AM for an open gym setting.
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Dare Home Health and Hospice
Dare County Department of Public Health is seeking caring, compassionate people to assist families in our community receiving Dare Home Health or Dare Hospice services.
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Community Workshop on Rodanthe Waves and Salvo Zoning Scheduled by Dare County Planning Department
On Thursday March 5, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the Dare County Planning staff and members of the Planning Board will hold a workshop on zoning for the villages of Rodanthe Waves and Salvo  more info

ServSafe Class Scheduled for Wednesday, March 18.
Space is limited, and seats can be reserved by contacting Dare County Department of Health & Human Service's Environmental Health Unit.  more info

Public Meeting Regarding Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing to be held on the Outer Banks Following Request from Dare County Board of Commissioners.
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard requested the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management hold an additional public scoping meeting on the Outer Banks of North Carolina regarding oil and gas leasing.  more info

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Featured Articles:

27th Annual Outer Banks Senior Games April 13-25, 2015.
This annual events attracts over 200 participants each year. Registration required and due by Friday, March 15, 2015.
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EBooks Available Through Dare County Libraries
The Dare County Library offers eBooks for checkout to library card holders through the 3M Cloud Library
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