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.

July  28, 2015
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
7/28/2015  4:00:00 PM
Airport Authority
7/29/2015  6:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
8/3/2015  10:00:00 AM
Planning Board
8/10/2015  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
8/17/2015  5:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
8/18/2015  9:30:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 8/3/2015 at 10 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Dare County Center in Manteo
Friday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Hatteras Island Dance Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Registration Now Open
The Dare County Dance program is available to girls ages 3 and up. Classes begin in September and end in May 2016.
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Fall Registration for Parks and Recreation Programs Begins July 13
Deadline for fall registration is August 28.
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Tai Chi for Arthritis Class
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. at the Dare County Center in Manteo
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Mixed Doubles Pickelball Tournament
Thursday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Recreation Center in Kill Devil Hills
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Commissioners Continue Fight Against Senate's Sales Tax Redistribution Plan
Dare County Commissioners traveled to Raleigh again this week to emphasize the devastating consequences that will occur if the Senate's plan to redistribute sales tax revenue is enacted.  more info

Beach Safety Tips from Dare County Emergency Management
As citizens and visitors head to the 110 miles of shoreline along Dare County's Outer Banks, Emergency Management officials urge beachgoers to beware of potential hazards and safety concerns they may encounter as they take to the shores.  more info

Dare Hospice: Honoring Our Veterans
The Dare Hospice program of the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services (DCDHHS) recently acquired partnership with the We Honor Veterans campaign.  more info

Special Medical Needs - In Times of Emergency
In times of emergency, Dare County is able to provide assistance to residents with special medical needs.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Dare County Library's Summer Reading is Free, Fun and Educational!
The fun starts on Tuesday, July 7 with the kick off and registration event at all three Dare County Library locations.
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Wedding Season in Full Swing on the Outer Banks
The Dare County Register of Deeds office processed 150 licenses in May and 188 licenses in June.
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