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  7, 2016
Public Meetings:
Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
2/8/2016  7:00:00 PM
Planning Board
2/8/2016  7:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
2/9/2016  9:30:00 AM
Teen Court Advisory Committee
2/9/2016  11:00:00 AM
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
2/9/2016  12:30:00 PM
Friends of Youth Advisory Board
2/11/2016  8:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 2/15/2016 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Outer Banks Senior Games 2016
Outer Banks Senior Games registration forms are now available. Registration ends March 11.
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Keeping Current
Calling all adults, parents, teachers, youth pastors, caring adults & community members...
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Registration for Spring Parks and Recreation Programs Begins February 8.
Registration begins February 8 at 8:30 a.m. Some programs have limited space available.
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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. Next meeting is February 10.
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Living Healthy Workshop Begins February 24
Free 2.5 Hour workshop, once a week for 6 weeks to learn from trained leaders to help you take control of ongoing health conditions.
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Coastal Storm Brings High Winds and Potential for Damage
High winds through Monday morning could bring minor structural damage, take down trees and lead to power outages.  more info

Commissioners Express Opposition to NOAA's Proposed Expansion of National Marine Sanctuary
The public is encouraged to submit comments to NOAA before the March 18 deadline expressing why it is important that access to all of the offshore waters of Dare County be preserved for our residents and visitors.  more info

NOAA Releases Expansion Proposal for Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
Two Public Meetings will be held in Dare County in February. The public is encouraged to attend and provide input. Comments can also be submitted online or mailed.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Dare County Recruiting Foster Families
At any given time, 25 to 75 children are in need of foster homes in Dare County. These children come into agency care under no fault of their own.
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Register for the 2016 Outer Banks Senior Games
Registration for the 2016 Outer Banks Senior Games is now open to participants 50 years of age and older. Registration ends March 11, 2016.
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