FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center on the Move in Dare County

To reach North Carolina residents who suffered losses and damage as a result of Hurricane Matthew in Dare County, FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are moving throughout the county to provide more locations where you can get information about available state and federal assistance. The DRC will remain in Hatteras Village through Saturday, November 5 […]

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Dare Commissioners Accept Beach Nourishment Bid

At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. The award is contingent on approval from the Local Government Commission.The […]

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Board of Commissioners to Consider Beach Nourishment Bids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2016 County of Dare, Department of Public Relations The Dare County Board of Commissioners will meet on March 17 to review and approve bids received from dredge contractors for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. Four […]

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Coastal Storm Brings High Winds and Potential for Damage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM COUNTY OF DARE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: February 7, 2016  7:30 AM The rapidly strengthening coastal storm will bring strong northerly to northwesterly winds today, sustained at 30 to 40 mph along the entire Outer Banks. Gusts as high as 60 mph are expected with a High Wind Warning in effect […]

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Dare Commissioners Schedule Town Hall Meetings in Manteo and Buxton

Dare County Commissioners will host town hall meetings in Manteo and Buxton to provide citizens an opportunity to share new ideas, solutions and suggestions in a casual, open forum. “The Board wants to hear what is most important to our citizens,” said Bob Woodard, Chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners. “Last year there […]

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SENATE’S REVISED SALES TAX PROPOSAL REMAINS DEVASTATING FOR DARE

Dare County Release Dated 8/7/2015: Vote is eminent – citizens and property owners are urged to call state representatives A revised sales tax redistribution plan, released by the Senate on Thursday, would split local option sales tax revenue on a 50-50 basis whereby 50% of local option sales tax would be distributed based on point […]

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Live Burn Training Featured in Latest Destination Dare with Duck Fire

Duck Fire conducts training year-round to handle response to all types of hazards. One important aspect of training includes the live burn training that takes place annually, along with other area fire departments, at the Dare County live burn building located in Buxton on Hatteras Island. This segment was filmed in February, 2015 for the […]

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