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.

June  30, 2015
Public Meetings:
Dare County ARHMP/CRS Local Planning Committee
6/30/2015  2:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
6/30/2015  4:00:00 PM
Planning Board
7/13/2015  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
7/20/2015  5:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
7/21/2015  9:30:00 AM
Board Of Elections
7/21/2015  12:00:00 PM
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Next Meeting: Monday, 7/20/2015 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

4th of July Fireworks Celebrations
Fireworks shows will be held across Dare County on Saturday, July 4th.
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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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FC Minton Basketball Tournament
July 10 - July 12 at the Youth Center in Kill Devil Hills. Three point contest, hot shot contest and double elimination tournament.
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Rock Star Magic of Chris & Neal
Enjoy the high energy and dynamic magic show at all 3 Dare County Libraries on Tuesday, July 7.
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Visitor Injured from Shark Encounter While Swimming near Waves, NC
Around 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, the National Park Service received a report from the Dare County Sheriff's Office 911 Center that multiple Dare County EMS units from the Tri-Villages were responding to an injured person on the beach near Waves, NC.  more info

Visitor Injured from Shark Encounter While Swimming near Avon, NC
At about 11:41 a.m. on Friday, June 26, 2015, NPS received a report from the Dare County Sheriff's Office 911 Center of a person apparently injured by a shark approximately one mile north of the Avon Fishing Pier in Avon, NC.  more info

County Commissioners Adopt Budget for New Fiscal Year Beginning July 1
At their June 17 meeting, the Dare County Board of Commissioners adopted the County Manager's Proposed Budget for the next fiscal year which begins July 1.  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:

Camp S.A.L.T. Dare County Sheriff's Office Summer Camp
Registration is now open for children ages 8 - 14 for the Sheriff's 2015 S.A.L.T. (Save a Life Together) Summer Camp.
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FC Minton Memorial Basketball Tournament
A maximum of 16 teams will compete in a double elimination tournament to raise money for the FC Minton Memorial Fund. The registration deadline is June 26.
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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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