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  21, 2015
Public Meetings:
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
4/21/2015  9:30:00 AM
Dare Consolidated Human Services Board
4/21/2015  6:30:00 PM
Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
4/21/2015  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
4/22/2015  11:30:00 AM
Veterans Advisory Council
4/23/2015  3:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
4/28/2015  4:00:00 PM
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Next Meeting: Wednesday, 4/22/2015 at 11:30 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Presentation by Local Author and Historian Jim Bunch on the Engima Machine
11 a.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Kill Devil Hills Library Fascinating program describing the research, diving, discovery, and recovery of an enigma machine in the waters off the Outer Banks.
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Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program
The Dare County Center in Manteo will have classes starting May 4th - June 15th M,T, and Thurs from 2:30- 3:30. Registration Required.
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Special Olympics Spring Games
Cheer on Special Olympic athletes on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Flight High School Track
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Youth Aviation Day at the Dare County Airport
Get up close and personal with local aircrafts at this free family-friendly event on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Commissioners Oppose Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder
The Dare County Board of Commissioners Unanimously Adopted Resolution Asking the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to NOT SUPPORT the NC Division of Marine Fisheries Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder.  more info

Large Item Pick Up Schedule
The Dare County Sanitation Department has released the large item pick up schedule for spring.  more info

Dare County Formally Expresses Continued Opposition of Offshore Drilling
At their meeting on April 6, the Dare County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a Resolution expressing continued opposition of offshore drilling.  more info

WIC: Working with Families to Promote Health & Wellness
Women, Infants and Children (WIC), provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and other health related referrals to women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have children under the age of five.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Dare County Airport Youth Aviation Day
Join the fun Saturday, May 9, 2015 at this free family friendly event at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo.
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40th Annual Dare Day Festival
The 40th Annual Dare Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 6 along the Manteo Waterfront. Applications for vendors accepted through May 15.
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Dare County Urges Residents and Visitors to be Ready Severe Spring Weather
Dare County Emergency Management officials urge residents and visitors to be ready for severe weather that can occur as we the transition to spring on the Outer Banks.
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