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.

March  29, 2015
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
3/31/2015  4:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
4/6/2015  9:00:00 AM
Planning Board
4/13/2015  7:00:00 PM
Teen Court Advisory Committee
4/14/2015  11:30:00 AM
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
4/14/2015  12:30:00 PM
Friends of Youth Advisory Board
4/16/2015  8:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 4/6/2015 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

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.
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Dare Home Health and Hospice
Dare County Department of Public Health is seeking caring, compassionate people to assist families in our community receiving Dare Home Health or Dare Hospice services.
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Restricted Access for Most Vessels at Oregon Inlet
The U.S. Coast Guard announced enforcement of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) at Oregon Inlet on Saturday morning , March 28  more info

Quarter Cent Sales Tax Increase Requested for Inlet Management
Dare County Board of Commissioners request quarter cent sales tax to secure dredging funds for Oregon and Hatteras Inlets.  more info

Dare County Offices Closed Friday, April 3 in Observance of Good Friday
Revised trash collection schedule for March 30 - April 3.  more info

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

Chairman Woodard Sends Follow-Up Letter to NC Attorney General Roy Cooper Regarding Gas Prices in Dare County
On Friday, March 13, 2015, Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard sent a letter to NC Attorney General Roy Cooper regarding high gas prices in Dare County.  more info

Health Rankings Note Progress & Opportunities for Dare County
Dare County placed in the top 15 for health outcomes and top 25 for health factors.  more info

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Featured Articles:

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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