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Because Someone Cared - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

This special display, "Because Someone Cared", will be moved to various locations throughout the county during the month of April to raise awareness about the important role each community member plays in protecting children and strengthening families. The display of nearly 200 children represents the 362 children in Dare County who received protective services through the Department of Social Services in 2013. This project is made possible by the Dare County Department of Social Services, Children and Youth Partnership and other collaborating agencies and organizations that work together throughout the year to make our community a safer and healthier place for children and families.

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White Cottage at 2400 North Virginia Dare Trail Designated as Kill Devil Hills Landmark – The White family was presented a commemorative plaque at the April 11, 2014 Historic Landmarks Open House which drew a crowd of over 150 people. Shown left to right are White family members Christie White Sanders, Ann White Felton, Brenda White, and Glenn White (accepting the plaque); Chair Tanya Young, Jerry Farless and Beverly Boswell, current members of the Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Commission. The White Cottage was constructed in 1955 by Author Chappell and a crew from Belvidere in Perquimans County, NC for Edwin S. White who owned a lumber mill in the town. The structure is located in Virginia Dare Shores Subdivision, which was the first subdivision in the Town of Kill Devil Hills. The Historic Landmarks Commission was developed to identify, preserve and protect the heritage, history, architecture and culture of the Town of Kill Devil Hills. Currently, the inventory of Historic Landmarks includes 25 homes. The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners appointed the first Commission, which is comprised of 5 citizens of Kill Devil Hills, on August 18, 2004. Designation of local historic landmarks is a process that includes extensive deed research of the property, owner notification, public hearings, and approval by the State Historic Preservation office and also the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners. For more information call the Kill Devil Hills Planning Department at (252) 449-5318.

Trash Attack! special event revived by the Board of Commissioners and Community Appearance Commission - Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., with a pizza party to follow, at Aviation Park, off Veterans Drive, down Colington Road.  For more details and a fillable preregistration form, please click here.

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Lieutenant Allen Holland-3rd place; Officer Sarah McDowell- 2nd place; Officer Charles Craddock- 1st place; Officer Colby Brooks

Congratulations to the Kill Devil Hills Police Department -
Four officers from our PD competed in the NC Highway Patrol’s 3rd Annual Run in the Sand 5k that was held at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton. The KDH Team took 1st place over the SHP Trooper’s team and brought home 3 individual age group medals. All proceeds from the event went to support NC Law Enforcement Assistance Program (NCLEAP), and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
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 – Over the next several months, we will be revamping Kill Devil Hills' website, giving it a face lift, adding some features, and taking away others that weren't as successful as we had hoped when the site was first created nearly ten years ago.  Please bear with us as we make these changes and if you have specific concerns or comments you may direct them to Mary E. Quidley, Kill Devil Hills Town Clerk, , 252.449.5302.
Twice-Per-Week Residential Refuse Collection Resumes in Kill Devil Hills on Monday, March 31, 2014.  For a printable schedule, and information about curbside residential recycling, please click here.  

Click here for the 2014 Spring Bulk Trash Collection Schedule

All Town offices will be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday. Click here for an adjusted refuse collection schedule.

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Now available - learn more about beach nourishment by accessing videos and other materials on the Beach Nourishment Frequently Asked Questions page.  

Based on the best information available to date, the Town anticipates the municipal tax rate (not the Dare County tax rate) to raise approximately 10% Town wide to pay for sand on our northern ocean beaches. 

In addition, oceanfront properties where sand is to be placed should expect their tax rates (again, the municipal tax rate only, not the Dare County tax rate) to double.  These taxes would be necessary for a minimum of five years.  

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