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.

October  31, 2014
Public Meetings:
Capital Improvements Planning Committee
10/31/2014  10:30:00 AM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
11/3/2014  9:00:00 AM
Board Of Elections
11/3/2014  5:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
11/7/2014  10:00:00 AM
Planning Board
11/10/2014  7:00:00 PM
Older Adult Services Advisory Council
11/12/2014  10:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 11/3/2014 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Flu Shot Clinic at the Baum Center
Wednesday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Medicare Open Enrollment
SHIIP Counselors are available free-of-charge to review Medicare plans and ensure you have the best prescription drug plan for your needs.
more info

Thanksgiving Assistance Program
Applications for the Roanoke Island Women's Club Thanksgiving Assistance Program will be taken through November 7.
more info

Outer Banks Women's Club Angel Gift Program
Applications for the Outer Banks Women's Club Angel Gift Program will be taken October 20-24 and October 27-31.
more info

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Foster Children's Fund is accepting donations
With these donations, the Department of Health & Human Services is able to provide gifts to children in foster care at Christmastime and throughout the year.  more info

Program Coordinator at Dare County Center Receives Employee of the Month Award
Alex Hatcher, Program Coordinator with the Dare County Center, is the October 2014 Dare County Employee of the Month.  more info

Thanksgiving Assistance Program in Need of Donations
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services and the Roanoke Island Women's Club are accepting donations for the annual Thanksgiving Assistance Program.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Upcoming November 4, 2014 General Election
If you are unable to make it to your precinct to vote on November 4, you may request an absentee ballot from the Dare County Board of Elections or vote early at one of the One- Stop sites.
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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips
Keep your ghouls and goblins safe with these safety tips from the Dare County Fire Marshal.
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Nominations Being Accepted for Governor's Volunteer Service Award
Dare County is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Volunteer Service Award. Nominations must be submitted by December 1.
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