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.

May  26, 2016
Public Meetings:
Veterans Advisory Council
5/26/2016  3:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
5/31/2016  5:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
6/6/2016  9:00:00 AM
Board Of Elections
6/6/2016  5:00:00 PM
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
6/7/2016  3:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
6/7/2016  5:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 6/6/2016 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Outer Banks Spring Festival of Arts & Crafts
Saturday, May 28 from 9:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Baum Center in Kill Devil Hills
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Quarterly Advanced Care Planning Sessions at the Dare County Center in Manteo
Trained facilitators, an attorney, and notary will be available to assist you in planning what care you do or do not want if you are faced with a health crisis and are unable to communicate for yourself.
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Do-It-Yourself Legal Clinics by Legal Aid of North Carolina
Do-It-Yourself clinics hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina are being held at the Dare County Center.
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Congressional Primary
A congressional primary will be held in Dare County on Tuesday, June 7
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Memorial Day Schedule
Dare County offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.  more info

Dare County Businesses Urged to Register for County's Post-Hurricane Reentry Permits
Local businesses are encouraged to obtain and/or verify post-disaster entry permits to reenter Dare County following a hurricane.  more info

Commissioners Pass Resolution in Opposition to House Bill 1122
Net fishing has been a vibrant and successful part of North Carolina's heritage and culture for all of its recorded history and represents a means by which commercial fishermen create jobs, provide for their families, and contribute to the economic well-being of North Carolina's coastal communities.  more info

Highlights from the Dare County Board of Commissioners May 16, 2016 Meeting
The Dare County Board of Commissioners held their May 16 meeting at the Fessenden Center in Buxton.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Bonner Bridge Replacement Project Update
Curious about what's happening with the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project? Watch the latest video update from the Government Channel
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41st Annual Dare Day Celebration
Bring the family on Saturday, June 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to the downtown Manteo waterfront to celebrate Dare Day!
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