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.

Tuesday,
March  31, 2015
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
3/31/2015  4:00:00 PM
Cancelled
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Dare County Board of Commissioners
4/6/2015  9:00:00 AM
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Planning Board
4/13/2015  7:00:00 PM
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Teen Court Advisory Committee
4/14/2015  11:30:00 AM
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Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
4/14/2015  12:30:00 PM
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Friends of Youth Advisory Board
4/16/2015  8:00:00 AM
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Board of
Commissioners:
Next Meeting: Monday, 4/6/2015 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Hoppin' 5k Fun Run & Parks and Recreation Egg Hunt
Bring the whole family to this fun, free event with over 5,000 eggs! April 3 in Manteo
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Free Health Screenings at the Baum Center
Friday, April 25 from 8:00 am to 11:30 am
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Diabetes Self Management Group
The Dare County Center in Manteo hosts monthly meetings for individuals with diabetes, pre-disposed to diabetes, and family members that want to learn more about diabetes.
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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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News:

Dare County Receives Excellence in Communications Award
Dare County, was among 17 North Carolina government agencies to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators' Excellence in Communications Awards.  more info

Restricted Access for Most Vessels at Oregon Inlet
The U.S. Coast Guard announced enforcement of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) at Oregon Inlet on Saturday morning , March 28  more info

Quarter Cent Sales Tax Increase Requested for Inlet Management
Dare County Board of Commissioners request quarter cent sales tax to secure dredging funds for Oregon and Hatteras Inlets.  more info

Dare County Offices Closed Friday, April 3 in Observance of Good Friday
Revised trash collection schedule for March 30 - April 3.  more info

Large Item Pick Up Schedule
The Dare County Sanitation Department has released the large item pick up schedule for spring.  more info

Health Rankings Note Progress & Opportunities for Dare County
Dare County placed in the top 15 for health outcomes and top 25 for health factors.  more info

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Featured Articles:

40th Annual Dare Day Festival
The 40th Annual Dare Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 6 along the Manteo Waterfront. Applications for vendors accepted through May 15.
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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 12-18, 2015
The week of April 12-18, 2015 is dedicated to celebrating and honoring the otherwise unsung heroes on the other end of the line when you call 911.
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