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Monday, Oct. 5: The Hyde County Board of Commissioners meet virtually tonight in the Hyde County Government Center, Multi-Use Room, Swan Quarter.

Prior to this regular monthly meeting, the commissioners will hold a workshop to discuss the County’s Solar Energy Facilities Ordinance starting at 3:30 p.m.

Public viewing of the hearing and meeting will be available via livestreaming on the Hyde County Public Information Facebook page.

The live stream will begin when the meeting is called to order. You do not need to be a Facebook member to view the live stream. You can access Hyde County’s Facebook page by going to the following website

We are accepting public comments for all meetings and hearings via a web submission at, by sending an email to, or by leaving a voicemail at 252-926-5288. Submissions must be received at least one hour prior to the start of the meeting.

The agenda is below.

Tuesday, Oct. 6: The Hyde County Board of Education will hold a special meeting via Zoom at 2 p.m., with the purpose of the board reviewing and discussing re-opening the schools to students due to the amount of information necessary to consider. There will be no public comment segment, votes or actions taken at this meeting. Those agenda items will take place during the regular meeting which begins at 5 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9, is voter registration deadline. You can register to vote online, by mail, postmarked by Oct. 9, or in person at the Board of Elections Office in the Public Safety Center in Swan Quarter.

After this regular voter registration deadline, you can register and vote in person at one-stop sites during the early voting period, which runs from Thursday, Oct. 15, to Saturday, Oct. 31.

This process is known as same-day registration. Same-day registrants must attest to their eligibility and provide proof of residence.

Within two business days, the county board of elections will review the registration and the registrant’s address. Your vote will be counted unless the county board of elections determines that you are not qualified to vote.

For more details about voting in the upcoming general election, click here.

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