In The Spotlight

  • eBooks, eMagazines, & eResources from the Dare County Library

    Last year, the Dare County Library lent 10,830 Cloud Library eBooks and eAudiobooks to Dare County residents.  Tumblebooks, an eBooks resource for children, was accessed 13,163 times.

  • NWS Rip Current Forecasts for Dare County

    Rip currents can pull even the strongest swimmers away from shore. 80% of rescues performed by beach lifeguards are related to rip currents. Rip currents are channeled currents of water flowing away from shore, usually extending past the line of breaking waves. The National Weather Service provides rip current forecasts for our area. 

  • Sign up for Text Alerts from OBX Lifeguards

    Text "Join OBXBeachConditions" to 30890 to sign up. Subscribers will also receive beach related weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service for Currituck, Dare, and Hyde County. Ocean rescue service providers may also share current/changing beach conditions. 

  • Bridge Projects in Dare County

    The $246 million dollar Bonner Bridge Replacement Project will be completed this fall. The Herbert C. Bonner Bridge carries NC 12 over Oregon Inlet between Hatteras & Bodie Islands. Construction has begun on the $145 million dollar 2.4 mile "jug handle" bridge from the southern portion of Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge to northern Rodanthe. 

  • Planning to Travel and Need to Access Updated Road Conditions?

    Access NC DOT's TIMS system for the  latest information regarding road and traffic conditions throughout NC.  


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