Baptist Disaster Relief Ministry closes Hatteras site

By on September 28, 2019

Feeding, support services continue on Ocracoke till Oct. 12

Members of the Baptist Men volunteer organization managed the provision of aid at their established recovery site located in the former PNC Bank in Buxton. (CriShaun Eugene Hardy)


In a sign of the continued recovery from the impacts of Hurricane Dorian, the NC Baptist Men and Women Disaster Relief Ministry, which has provided invaluable assistance to those who suffered losses at the hands of the storm, posted this announcement on Sat. Sept. 28. “We have finished and closed the disaster sites at Hatteras and Atlantic. Feeding will continue on Ocracoke for two more weeks (Oct. 12). Laundry and shower, admin and other support will also continue on Ocracoke until Oct 12. We should finish all recovery work (mud outs, tear outs and chainsaw jobs) within the next few days. Thank you, all volunteers!

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12-Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 2/3/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi ( for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.

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  • Alice Ann Hengesbach

    Thank you to all who have volunteered through NC Baptist Men and Women’s Disaster Relief. They came to work and help. And work and help they did and will continue to do. May God continue to bless your efforts.

    Saturday, Sep 28 @ 7:51 pm