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  • Storm Debris Removal Information

    Storm Debris Removal

    Storm debris removal is underway on Hatteras Island, the Dare County mainland and unincorporated Roanoke Island. Debris removal is complete in Martin's Point, Wanchese, and inside the gate at Colington Harbour.

  • Angel Gift Homepage Slide
  • On the Job Video Segment

    On the Job: Advanced EMT

    Join host Rich Coleman, as he rides along with Advanced EMT Matt Munden and learns what it is like to drive an ambulnace on the latest segment of On the Job from Current TV.

  • 3rd Annual Dare to Scare 5K and Sweet Treat Run

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  • Thanksgiving Basket Program

          The Department of Health & Human Services partners with community groups each year to provide a Thanksgiving Assistance Program. Sponsors and applicants are needed. Participation is welcome from all Dare County residents.
  • Dare to Scare 5K

    The 3rd Annual Dare to Scare 5K & Sweet Treat Fun Run will be held Saturday, October 26. Participants are encouraged to dress in their Halloween best for a chance to win a prize. The course runs through scenic woodlands and along the marsh from Wanchese to Manteo.

  • Free Family System Workshop

    An immersive weekend program for families, loved ones and anyone impacted by mental health conditions, substance use disorders or other unhealthy behavioral patterns has been planned to take place November 1-3 at First Flight Middle School.

  • Angel Gift Program

    The coalition that implements the Angel Gift program is seeking sponsors, donors and applicants for the upcoming holiday season. The program is provided in collaboration with individuals, businesses, churches and other organizations committed to providing Christmas joy for children.

  • Dare Guarantee Scholarship

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners are investing in the future by pledging $250,000 for tuition and fees to graduating Dare County seniors who enroll full-time at College of the Albemarle (COA) in associate degree or technical programs. Details on eligible curriculum and programs are still being finalized. 




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