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Media Resources

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The Dare County Public Relations Office stands ready to assist members of the media with questions they have about Dare County.  For assistance, please contact Public Information Officer Dorothy Hester at 252.475.5903 (office), 252.473.8328 (mobile) or by email at  Please note that the Dare County Sheriff's Office handles their own requests for information.  You may reach the Sheriff's Office at 252.475.5980.

Facts about Dare County


Usage of the Dare County Seal 

The Dare County seal is the official service mark of Dare County . It is registered to Dare County pursuant to the North Carolina Trademark Registration Act (N.C.G.S. Chapter 80) and should not be used without the express permission of Dare County. Any infringement or unauthorized use could subject the user to civil and criminal liability. To apply for permission to use the Dare County seal, please contact the Public Relations Office. 

Linking to DareNC 

When referring to to the County's website without the "www" prefix, print "DareNC" only with the "D" and the "NC" capitalized.

When printing the County's Web address with the "www" and the ".com" - always print in lowercase.


To aid members of the media in finding the resources they need on DareNC and assist citizens in quickly accessing content on our site, please use this list of web addresses (URLs):

 Main County Web Address
 Animal Shelter  
 Board of Commissioners  
 Board of Elections and Voting Information
 Budget & Financial Information  
 County Events  
 County Meetings  
 Environmental Health  
 Emergency Management