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.

May  31, 2016
Public Meetings:
Board Of Elections
5/31/2016  5:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
6/6/2016  9:00:00 AM
Board Of Elections
6/6/2016  5:00:00 PM
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
6/7/2016  3:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
6/7/2016  5:00:00 PM
Planning Board
6/13/2016  6:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 6/6/2016 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Blood Drive at the Dare County Center
Friday, June24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Do-It-Yourself Legal Clinics by Legal Aid of North Carolina
Do-It-Yourself clinics hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina are being held at the Dare County Center.
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Congressional Primary
A congressional primary will be held in Dare County on Tuesday, June 7
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Dare County Businesses Urged to Register for County's Post-Hurricane Reentry Permits
Local businesses are encouraged to obtain and/or verify post-disaster entry permits to reenter Dare County following a hurricane.  more info

Commissioners Pass Resolution in Opposition to House Bill 1122
Net fishing has been a vibrant and successful part of North Carolina's heritage and culture for all of its recorded history and represents a means by which commercial fishermen create jobs, provide for their families, and contribute to the economic well-being of North Carolina's coastal communities.  more info

Outstanding Volunteers from Hatteras Island Recognized
The 2016 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards were presented to three recipients from Hatteras Island at the May 16, 2016 meeting of the Dare County Commissioners.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Dredge Manteo Christening
Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation's Ferry Division and Dare County on April 28, 2016 to officially christen the division's newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo.
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41st Annual Dare Day Celebration
Bring the family on Saturday, June 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to the downtown Manteo waterfront to celebrate Dare Day!
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