Free meals from Dare schools

By on November 29, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture has extended the waiver granted to North Carolina Public Schools to allow schools to continue participating in the Summer Nutrition Program through the end of the 2020-21 school year. This means that every child 18 years or younger that lives in Dare County will be eligible to receive a meal at no cost from any of the following meal sites.

Meals will continue to be provided at the sites below on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Meals are sanitized and packed for easy pickup at designated school locations. We will continue to provide meals at no cost to students enrolled in Dare County Schools during this time.

Meal Schedule

Meals can be picked up at the sites below Mondays through Fridays each week at the locations below. Weekend meals will be provided on Fridays.

Our Meal Program resumes on Wednesday, November 18.


  • Cape Hatteras Elementary, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Manteo Elementary, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • First Flight High, 11:00 – 1:00 pm
  • Wanchese, Bethany United Methodist Church
  • Manteo, Roanoke Community Center (Head Start)
  • Stumpy Point, Community Center
  • Manns Harbor, parking lot beside Fire Department
  • East Lake, South Lake Drive
  • Nags Head, Tanger Outlet
  • Nags Head, Dowdy Park
  • Kill Devil Hills, Belk Center
  • Kitty Hawk, Daniels Homeport
  • Kitty Hawk Elementary
  • Colington, TJ’s Gas & Grill
  • Avon, 40591 NC Hwy 12 (Parking lot beside Burger Burger)
  • Tri-Villages, Community Building
  • Buxton, Cape Hatteras Elementary
  • Hatteras Village Civic Center
  • Frisco, Heritage of Faith Church

During the Christmas Break, meals will be provided for curbside pickup at the following locations on these dates and times:

  • December 21, 23, 29, and 31 from 11:00am – 12:30pm.
  • Cape Hatteras Elementary
  • Manteo Elementary
  • First Flight High School

Dare County School Nutrition Services are committed to keep our children well-nourished during these difficult times.

Contact School Nutrition Director, Kelleta Govan with questions and for more information.


Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: RooÔ¨Āng

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


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