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.

November  24, 2014
Public Meetings:
Dare County Board of Commissioners
12/1/2014  9:00:00 AM
Airport Authority
12/3/2014  7:00:00 PM
Government Education Access Channels Committee
12/4/2014  3:30:00 PM
Planning Board
12/8/2014  7:00:00 PM
Dare County Center Advisory Board
12/9/2014  9:00:00 AM
Older Adult Services Advisory Council
12/10/2014  10:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 12/1/2014 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Veteran's ID Cards
All Dare County resident veterans are eligible for a veteran's ID card offering discounts at local businesses.
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Winter Registration Open for Parks and Recreation
Basketball Registration Deadline Approaching! Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 26.
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15th Annual Spirit of Freedom Candy Bomber Candy Drop
Children and their families are invited to the Dare County Airport on Sunday, December 14th for the Annual Candy Drop. This event is free and open to the public.
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Medicare Open Enrollment
SHIIP Counselors are available free-of-charge to review Medicare plans and ensure you have the best prescription drug plan for your needs.
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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
Dare County offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28. Trash collection schedule available now.  more info

Official Election Results
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Dare County EMS Raises 1,260 Pounds of Food for Beach Food Pantry
Over an 18-day period, staff gathered 1,260 pounds of food and raised $700 in cash for the Beach Food Pantry.  more info

Recount Confirms Boswell's Election Win for Dare County Commissioner, District 2
The recount of election ballots conducted by the Dare County Board of Elections Thursday, November 20 has confirmed that Beverly Boswell will serve as the Dare County Commissioner for District 2.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Nominations Being Accepted for Governor's Volunteer Service Award
Dare County is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Volunteer Service Award. Nominations must be submitted by December 1.
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Property Tax Bills Delinquent After January 5, 2015
Dare County property owners were mailed their 2014 property tax bills in July. On January 6, 2015, any unpaid taxes will become delinquent and subject to interest.
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Annual Toy Drive at the Dare County Center
The Dare County Center is currently accepting registration and donations for the 2014 Annual Toy Drive.
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