Dare County has established a Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census that is made up of individuals from county departments, towns, and various community groups. The Committee is focused on implementing an awareness campaign to engage and educate the community about the Census and why it’s vital to self-respond. The group’s goal is to ensure an accurate count of everyone living in Dare County.
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- Details about a comprehensive proposal laying out numerous options for disposal of dredge material occupied much of Wednesday’s meeting of the Dare County Waterways Commission, indicating that finding somewhere to put excess sand may be as challenging as finding ways to keep it from washing away. In a lengthy slide presentation on the proposed Dare [...] Local News | Full ArticleDare County announced 23 new positive COVID-19 test results on Friday, January 22, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 2,393. With Friday’s new cases, the current number of active cases in the county is now 267. The 23 additional cases consist of 19 residents and 4 non-residents, and [...] Local News | Full Article
January 22, 2021 | Local News | By: Joy CristPer a recent update from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the latest COVID-19 County Alert System shows that 99 North Carolina counties are now listed as red or orange. Eighty-six counties, including Dare or Hyde counties, are red with critical community spread, and 13 are orange with substantial community spread. Only one [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe Dare County Library has announced the return of its Library Enrichment Series for Adults, which will be offered as virtual Zoom presentations that patrons can tune into from the comfort of their homes starting on Jan. 29, 2021. Each month, a new hour-long presentation will be made available. This year’s Library Enrichment Series for [...] Community News Brief | Full ArticleAlice Rebecca (Midgette) Mastros, of Virginia Beach, Va. passed away peacefully on January 18, 2021. Rebecca was born on January 6, 1944, to John Evans Midgette (deceased) and Blanche Burrus Farrow Midgette (deceased) of Buxton, North Carolina. Her sister Amelita L. Midgette (deceased) of Buxton NC. and a brother Ronald E. Midgette of Springfield, VA. [...] Obituaries | Full ArticleOuter Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of your Outer Banks national parks — Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site — is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of 36 national park partner organizations to receive a Strong Parks, Strong Communities capacity building grant [...] Seashore News | Full ArticleToday, the NC Department of Transportation and the NC Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agenciesOpen PDF across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. “Every North Carolinian has a spot [...] Community News Brief | Full ArticleDare County announced 40 new positive COVID-19 test results on Thursday, January 21, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 2,370. With Wednesday’s new cases, the current number of active cases in the county is now 248. The 40 additional cases consist of 21 residents and 19 non-residents, and [...] Local News | Full ArticleqLarge-item pickup for Hatteras Island is scheduled for the week of March 22, 2021. Please have all items that need to be collected placed at the curb no later than 8 a.m. on March 22, 2021. Dare County Public Works will be starting in Hatteras Village and then working their way north. Once the items [...] Community News Brief | Full Article
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