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.

June  30, 2016
Public Meetings:
Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
7/5/2016  3:00:00 PM
Planning Board
7/11/2016  6:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
7/11/2016  7:00:00 PM
Oregon Inlet Task Force Advisory Committee
7/12/2016  9:30:00 AM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
7/18/2016  5:00:00 PM
Board Of Elections
7/26/2016  4:00:00 PM
Board of
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Next Meeting: Monday, 7/18/2016 at 5 PM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

4th of July Celebrations in Dare County
The Towns of Nags Head, Avon, Manteo, Kill Devil Hills and Duck have free family friendly celebrations planned for the 4th of July.
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Dare County Library Summer Reading Program Kick Off
Come kick off the Summer Reading Program with the Balloon Lady on Wednesday, July 6! A free event at all three Dare County Library locations.
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Blood Drive at the Dare County Center in Manteo
Give the Gift of Life on Friday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Pickleball Tournament at the Lions Club in Wescott Park in Manteo
Friday, August 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Living Wills & Health Care Power of Attorney Legal Clinics - FREE
Do-It-Yourself clinic hosted by Legal Aid of North Carolina at the Dare County Center on July 26 and October 25
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Dare County Offices Closed on July 4
There will be no changes to the trash collection schedule.  more info

Updated Flood Maps Available June 30
FEMA and the N.C. Flood Risk Information System released the latest preliminary floodplain maps for Dare County.  more info

Sanitation Services in Southern Shores No Longer Handled by Dare County Public Works Beginning July 1.
Beginning July 1, Dare County Public Works is no longer handling trash collection for the Town of Southern Shores.  more info

Kitty Hawk Park Closed for Maintenance on Tuesday, July 5
Kitty Hawk Park will be closed for maintenance to the irrigation system on Tuesday, July 5.  more info

Highlights from the Dare County Board of Commissioners June 20, 2016 Meeting
Beginning June 30, area residents and business owners can see how their property is classified by FEMA when the N.C. Flood Risk Information System releases the first version of new coastal floodplain maps for Dare County.  more info

Special Medical Needs Registry
In times of emergency, Dare County is able to provide assistance to residents with special medical needs.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Bonner Bridge Replacement Project Update
Nighttime lane closures will occur Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until September 15.
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Prescription Drug Disposal
Returning your unwanted medicines to a take-back program is the safest and most environmentally protective way to dispose of unused medication.
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Dare County Library's Summer Reading Program is Free, Fun and Educational
The Dare County Library's Summer Reading Program is planned to promote participation in weekly programs scheduled at every library location, or for individual participation on their own time.
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