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  23, 2014
Public Meetings:
Dare County Board of Commissioners
4/23/2014  9:00:00 AM
Friends of Youth Advisory Board
4/24/2014  11:45:00 AM
Veterans Advisory Council
4/24/2014  3:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
4/29/2014  5:00:00 PM
Airport Authority
4/30/2014  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
5/5/2014  9:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Wednesday, 4/23/2014 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Friends of Youth Volunteer Training
The Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring program will hold a training session for new volunteers on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
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26th Annual Outer Banks Senior Games Opening Ceremony and Health Fair
Opening Ceremonies for the Senior Games will be taking place on Friday, April 25th at 11:30a.m at the Baum Center in Kill Devil Hills. A free Health Fair will also take place on Friday, April 25th from 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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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Government Channel receives Excellence in Communications Award
Gov-Ed Television received a NC3C Award of Excellence in the Television and Videos Regular Programming category for Destination Dare, a news magazine show.  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

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

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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