Hurricane Florence update September 12, 4:30 p.m.

Hurricane Florence Update September 12, 2018 4:30 p.m. From the Dare County Joint Information Center With the changing forecast, tropical storm force winds are now expected Thursday morning. As a result, there will be no restrictions on access into Dare County until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday September 13. There are no planned bridge closures, but […]

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Hurricane Florence Update September 11

September 11, 2018   6:00 p.m. Please be aware that a hurricane warning and a storm surge warning are now active for our area.  Tropical storm conditions and life-threatening storm surge are expected within 36 hours. The full messaging from the Dare County Joint Information Center can be found here.  

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Dare County Beaches Receive ASBPA Best Restored Beaches Award

Dare County Beaches Receive ASBPA Best Restored Beaches Award Dare County beaches in Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills have been named as Best Restored Beaches for 2018 by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). The award highlights the value of restored beaches and the crucial role they play in […]

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Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship available to Dare County Students

Are you or do you know a Dare County high-school senior with a talent for the visual arts? The Denver Lindley, Jr. Scholarship fund is accepting applications now! The Denver Lindley, Jr. Arts Scholarship was established in memory of Denver Lindley by Jim and Debbie Millis, Bill and Ellen Kealy and others to provide scholarships […]

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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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