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  25, 2015
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
5/26/2015  4:00:00 PM
Veterans Advisory Council
5/28/2015  3:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
6/1/2015  9:00:00 AM
Transportation Advisory Board
6/3/2015  8:30:00 AM
Airport Authority
6/3/2015  6:00:00 PM
Planning Board
6/8/2015  7:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 6/1/2015 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Outer Banks Hospital Health Coach at the Dare County Center in Manteo
Friday, June 19th from 8:00 am to 11:00 am providing free health screenings including blood pressure checks, cholesterol and blood sugar.
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Registration for Parks and Recreation Summer Camps Now Open
Registration for each summer camp program remains open until all spots are filled.
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4-H Middle School Summer Camp
Registration is now open for all rising 6th- 9th graders! Camp will be held June 22 - August 7.
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Dare Day
This family event will be held Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along the waterfront in Manteo.
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Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program
Take control of your arthritis one step at a time with the Dare County Center in Manteo
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Rodanthe Beach Access Open
Following a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 2, the Rodanthe Beach Access is now open.  more info

Local Citizens Receive Governor's Award for Volunteer Service
One Dare County citizen and two local organizations received the 2015 North Carolina Governor's Award for Volunteer Service at the April 20, 2015 Board of Commissioners meeting.  more info

North End Park on Roanoke Island Open to Public
The North End Park on Roanoke Island is now open to the public following a ribbon cutting on May 18.  more info

Notice of Public Hearing on Budget
A public hearing will be conducted by the Board of Commissioners on the proposed budget at 10 a.m. on June 1 in Manteo.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Emergency Management Officials Urge Citizens to Prepare for Hurricane Season
Residents, business owners and non-resident property owners should ensure they have the proper re-entry credentials prior to the start of the 2015 hurricane season.
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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.
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