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FY 2025 Budget Presentation

A budget presentation for Fiscal Year 2025 to the County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for 6:00 PM on May 20, 2024, at the County Auditorium, 435 Rowan Road in Clinton.
We invite you to watch the live stream: Budget Presentation

For related documents, please review here:

FY2025 Budget Presentation Document

FY2025 Recommended Budget Document


A public hearing for the Recommended Budget will be held on June 3rd, 2024. 

PUBLIC NOTICE SALE OF COUNTY PROPERTY

The Board of Commissioners of Sampson County has authorized the sale by sealed bid of the following property:
2001 800 GSFT wood-framed mobile office structure with asphalt roof, aluminum siding, carpet, tile flooring with plywood subflooring, and Gypsum board walls/ceilings. 

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PUBLIC NOTICE SALE OF COUNTY PROPERTY

An offer of $80,000.00 has been submitted for the purchase of certain property owned by the County of Sampson, more particularly described as follows Read More...

Election Day Meeting Notice

NOTICE OF ELECTION DAY MEETING
Meeting Date/Time: May 14th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.
The Sampson County Board of Elections will hold its Election Day meeting on Tuesday, May 14th, 2024, at 3:00 pm in the Sampson County Board of Elections Office (Bldg. D), located at 335 County Complex Road, STE 100, Clinton, North Carolina using a modified public setting format that allows in-person citizen input.
Date of Posting: May 10, 2024

Empowering Sampson County: How Cooperative Extension is Building a Brighter Future

Article by Brad Hardison, Sampson County Extension Director Agriculture Agent - Horticulture
Sampson County Cooperative Extension is not just another service; it’s a beacon of knowledge and support for the citizens of our county.
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Multiple Pipe Replacements Scheduled for Sampson County Road

From NCDOT -- A Sampson County roadway will be closed for about two weeks as the N.C. Department of Transportation upgrades the drainage at multiple locations.

Chancy Road near U.S. 701 (Garland Highway) will be closed to traffic May 6-17. NCDOT will replace four pipes in this vicinity to improve water flow in the area. 
Drivers can use U.S. 701 to travel around the closures. NCDOT encourages drivers to use caution near the work sites and plan ahead as their commutes may take longer than normal.

May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month!  Please join Sampson County Department of Social Services in raising awareness of the needs of our children and youth.

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2024 Urgent Home Repair Program

Sampson County Aging Services will begin taking applications for the 2024 Urgent Home Repair Program from June 3rd to June 14th. Read More...

PUBLIC NOTICE SALE OF COUNTY PROPERTY

An offer of $50,000.00 has been submitted for the purchase of certain property owned by the County of Sampson, more particularly described as follows:

BEING all of that tract or parcel of land containing 1.992 acres, more or less, as more particularly described as “New Lot 2” on the survey map entitled “Subdivision Plat on the Property of Sampson County at the Sampson County Veterans Park” prepared by Dewberry Engineers, Inc. under date of March 4, 2024 and recorded in Map Book 116 at Page 32 of the Sampson County Registry; SUBJECT TO a 0.268 acre, more or less, easement for ingress, egress, and parking, to be retained by the County, as more particularly depicted on the aforementioned survey map; and

Persons wishing to upset the offer that has been received shall submit a sealed bid with their offer to the office of the Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, located at 406 County Complex Road, Building C, Clinton, NC 28328, by 2:00 p.m., May 7, 2024.  At that time the Clerk shall open the bids, if any, and the highest qualifying bid will become the new offer.  If there is more than one bid in the highest amount, the first such bid received will become the new offer.

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Sampson County Public Transportation Bus Operator Receives a Statewide Award

Sampson County Public Transportation bus operator Patricia Cherry has been honored with the Driver of the Year Award by the North Carolina Public Transportation Association (NCPTA). The award, presented by David Rhew, the executive director of NCPTA, recognizes Cherry's outstanding contributions to public transportation services.

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Please complete the 2024 COMMUNITY HEALTH SURVEY

Sampson County Health Department would like to better understand community needs by gathering voices like yours. This survey gives you an opportunity to share what you feel are important issues in your community. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete and your answers are confidential and anonymous. Let Your Voice Be Heard! https://bit.ly/3U7zR3o  Read More...

Press Release from Sampson County Sheriff's Office

Please review the press release HERE from the Sampson County Sheriff Office. 

ALIVE AFTER FIVE Announces 14th Annual Concert Series

Sampson County, Clinton, NC. Sampson Arts Council, the proud producer of Sampson County’s largest and longest-running free concert series, is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated return of the Alive After Five Concert Series. This iconic concert series will light up the Clinton City Market in downtown Clinton on May 23, June 20, August 22, September 26, and October 24, from 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm.

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Public Notice: Sale of County Property

Please see HERE for the full details.

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 14-20 is the National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week for 2024. This week is set aside to honor those who keep us safe and answer our calls for help. Read More...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Many employees of Sampson County DSS wore blue and gathered for a Plant Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony to plant pinwheels, raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Read More...

Road Closure for Pipe Replacement

A section of Bonnetsville Road west of Clinton will close for two weeks.

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RFP Announcement

Please see attachment for the RFP announcement.
Clinton-Sampson County Airport (CTZ) Request for Qualifications for Aviation Consultants

April is Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month and North Carolina’s future prosperity depends on the healthy development of our children. Prevention efforts build on family strengths.

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2024 Second Primary Election

2024 Second Primary Election is May 14, 2024. To view the 2024 Second Primary Election Absentee Meeting Schedule, please click HERE. To view the 2024 Second Primary Election Early Voting Calendar, please click HERE.

NCBOE Press release regarding State Board Certifies 2024 Primary Election; Second Primaries to be held May 14.

Railroad crossing closing in Turkey, NC

Two railroad crossings in Turkey, NC are scheduled for improvements by CSX transportation:

  1. SR 1909- Union Rd/ Faison Rd- closing on March 26th from 9am to 2pm
  2. SR 1920- Moltonville Rd- closing on March 27th from 9am to 2pm
Sampson County Government would like to remind drivers to exercise caution while traveling through the area. Slow down and stay alert. Read More...

Press Release from Sampson County Sheriff's Office

Please see attached for the full press release - Firearm Seized at Hobbton Middle School.

NOTICE OF RECOUNT MEETING

The Sampson County Board of Elections will hold a recount meeting on Friday, March 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m., in the Sampson County Board of Elections Office (Bldg. D), located at 335 County Complex Road, STE 100, Clinton, North Carolina Read More...

Sampson County DSS: Public Comment Sought for Weatherization Waiver

Please see the public notice from the Sampson County Department of Social Services regarding the NCDHHS seeking public comment on the proposed Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program waiver. Please refer to the full document for more details. 

Notice of Canvass Meeting

NOTICE OF CANVASS MEETING
Meeting Date/Time: March 15th, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Read More...

Notice of Sample Hand-to-eye Audit Meeting

This notice is from Sampson County Board of Elections.
NOTICE OF SAMPLE HAND-TO-EYE AUDIT MEETING
Meeting Date/Time: March 14th, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. Read More...

Notice of Pre-Canvass Meeting

NOTICE OF Pre-Canvass Meeting
Meeting Date/Time: March 14th, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. Read More...

Notice of Election Day Meeting

NOTICE OF ELECTION DAY MEETING
Meeting Date/Time: March 5th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m. Read More...

Notice of Absentee Meeting

NOTICE OF ABSENTEE MEETING
Meeting Date/Time: March 4th, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. Read More...

NCDOT-Sampson County Bridge Construction Starts Soon

NCDOT - Construction of a new bridge on Wright Bridge Road in Sampson County is scheduled to begin this month. Read More...

Enrollment for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications for a second enrollment in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Please review the press release from USDA-NRCS division for more details. Read More...

Pipe Replacements to Temporarily Close Sampson County Road

NCDOT - A Sampson County roadway will close for the next two weeks to allow the N.C. Department of Transportation to safely replace multiple drainage pipes. Read More...

Railroad crossings closing in Clinton for maintenance

CSX Transportation has scheduled a tie team to commence work in Clinton, NC on March 25, 2024, necessitating a complete closure of the railroad crossings, which means no traffic will be permitted across the track until the work is finished. Southern Commercial Development, LLC, who collaborates with CSX Transportation to manage traffic control and detour signage during railroad crossing closures has more details about the closing. Read More...

Beaver Damage Management Services Update

The NC Cooperative Extension – Sampson Center has received a letter from Gerald Adams, the District Supervisor at USDA, providing an update on beaver damage management services.  Read More...

Ready to Celebrate Agriculture?

NC Cooperative Extension - Sampson Center

MEDIA CONTACT:  Eileen Coite, 910-592-7161
Sampson Ag Day is approaching fast with less than two months away, set for Saturday, March 23rd.  Get yourself ready for a fun filled day of hands-on educational experiences and entertainment, all to advocate for agriculture. You’ll want to be a part of this opportunity to celebrate our local farmers and the incredible work they do year-round to support us all. We want everyone to come and experience the heart of Sampson County agriculture, learn about its significance here and globally, while having a great time.

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Foster Parent Information Sessions

Do you know anyone interested in becoming a foster parent? Sampson County Department of Social Services are hosting several foster parent information sessions from February to April, 2024. Read More...

Notice of Informal Solicitation for Officers for Purchase of County Owned Property

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Inclement Weather Update 01-09-2024

Due to the threat of inclement weather this afternoon (January 9th, 2024), the County Offices will close at 2:00 PM. Stay safe and be prepared.

Due to inclement weather, the Planning Board meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:00 PM has been cancelled.

2024 County Holiday Closings

For 2024 County Holiday Closings, please review here.

The 2024 tax listing period is Jan 1 thru Jan 31

Please see the Annual Property Tax Listing Notice 2024 here. Read More...

Press Release 12-28-2023

SAMPSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RESCIND SOLID WASTE FEE
Please review the press release here.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Sampson County Board of Commissioners called a SPECIAL MEETING for Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the Administration Board Room, 406 County Complex Road, Clinton, North Carolina 28328.

The Purpose of the Special Meeting is for the following items:
  1.          Discussion of convenience fee implementation and related matters.
For PDF document, please visit here.

An Important Message from the Sampson County Tax Office

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Winter Weather Preparedness Week

Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 3-9. County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather.

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Solid Waste and Convenience Decal Program

Effective January 1, 2024, access to Sampson County’s solid waste convenience sites will require a convenience site decal affixed to the user’s vehicle, with the exception of the site located in front of the Sampson County Landfill. Disposing of white goods or electronic waste remains free of charge for the public at designated convenience sites.
Convenience Site Decal Brochure 

Exemption Form

Online Payment Link

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3sDrh2K.

Solid Waste and Convenience Decal Program

UPDATE:SAMPSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RESCIND SOLID WASTE FEE, please review details.

Effective January 1, 2024, access to Sampson County’s solid waste convenience sites will require a convenience site decal affixed to the user’s vehicle, with the exception of the site located in front of the Sampson County Landfill. Disposing of white goods or electronic waste remains free of charge for the public at designated convenience sites.
Convenience Site Decal Brochure 

Exemption Form

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3sDrh2K.

Notice of the LIEAP

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) season will be starting on December 1, 2023, for priority groups.  Read More...

November is National Adoption Awareness Month.

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Read More...

Pipe Replacements Temporarily Closing Two Sampson County Roads

From N.C. DOT
Two Sampson County roads will close for a couple of days next week for pipe replacements.
On Nov. 13 and 14, Murphy Road near Boone Road will be closed to traffic. Drivers may use Fredrick, White Oak Church and Boone roads to get around the closure.
Then, between Nov. 15-17, Mingo Church Road near North Spring Branch Road will be closed. Drivers may use North Spring Branch and Aman Dairy roads as a detour.
Maintenance crews will replace the drainage pipes in both locations to improve water flow in the area.
Drivers should be alert to crews working and plan ahead as their commute time may take longer. 

25th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

The 25th Annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held at Sampson County Exposition Center at 2 PM on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Join the 25th Annual Veterans Day Celebration as we come together and honor the brave men and women who have served our nation with unwavering dedication and sacrifice. It's a time to remember, respect, and celebrate our veterans for their incredible contributions to our country.  Read More...

Grant Funding Renovates Garland EMS Facility

Sampson County, NC – Sampson County is pleased to announce a significant milestone in the enhancement of Emergency Medical Services in the Garland EMS Facility. Thanks to a State Capital Infrastructure Fund (SCIF) Grant, Sampson County Public Works has renovated the Garland EMS facility to better serve the needs of our community's Emergency Medical Services. 

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NC DOT Extends Sampson County Rest Area Operation Year-Round

Sampson County Government would like to express our gratitude for the collaboration and discussion with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). NCDOT has made a strategic decision to keep the Sampson County Rest Area open year-round. 

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Sampson County Receives Substantial Funding from the NC DEQ to Enhance County Water Line Infrastructure near Landfill

Sampson County is proud to announce the receipt of significant funding from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) aimed at improving our county's vital water line infrastructure near the landfill. This substantial funding underscores our commitment to ensuring access to clean, safe, and reliable water resources for our community. Read More...

NC State Budget Sampson County Highlights

According to the state budget approved by the North Carolina General Assembly, Sampson County, various municipalities, Sampson Community College, and other agencies will receive funding for projects, infrastructure improvements, and other initiatives. Read More...

Notice of Special Meeting 09-28-2023

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners will Reconvene for a Recessed Special Meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the Administrative Conference Room, located at 406 County Complex Rd., Bldg. C, Clinton, NC 28328.  

Notice of Special Meeting 09-22-2023

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Friday, September 22, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Read More...

Inclement Weather Update

Sampson County Alert: For residents in the Black River Area near Tomahawk and Ivanhoe Area:
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Ivanhoe Water System Update

The Ivanhoe Water System is a project to design and construct a new public water system for the Ivanhoe population and surrounding areas of Sampson County. The project will create a water distribution system to connect the residents within the disadvantaged, underserved community of Ivanhoe (who have expressed the desire to connect to a public water system) to Sampson County's water supply. Read More...

Sampson County Property Tax Bill

Sampson County Tax Administration mailed the 2023 property tax bills to property owners on Friday, July 28th. If the taxpayer pays the bill by close of business on Thursday August 31, 2023, the bill is discounted 2%. Read More...

2023 Urgent Home Repair Program

On August 15th, Sampson County Department of Aging will begin taking applications for the 2023 Urgent Home Repair Program.
This is a program that can provide home repairs for situations that are an imminent threat to homeowners and their families. It requires eligibility determination and funding is limited.
Applications must be completed no later than 5:00 PM on September 14th, 2023. Please contact Angela Faircloth at 910-592-4653 to apply.
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Classification and compensation (market) study recommendation

Residents can review the Sampson County Classification and Compensation (market) Study recommendation document here.

Historic Courthouse Clock Receives Restoration Efforts

In endeavor to revive a cherished piece of history, the Sampson County Public Works together with the timepiece expertise have commenced on a restoration project for the iconic clock at the Sampson County Courthouse. Read More...

County Animal Shelter Announces Renovation Plans and Service Modifications

Sampson County Animal Shelter is scheduled to start a renovation to replace its HVAC system. Starting July 3rd, the animal shelter will be strictly on emergency calls for dogs until further notice. However, cats are accepted throughout the renovation phase. If residents have any questions or concerns, please contact the animal shelter 910-592-8493. Read More...

Sampson County Special Meeting Notice

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners called a SPECIAL MEETING for Monday, June 26, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Read More...

Sampson County FY23-24 Adopted Budget Available for Review

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget. To learn more about the FY23-24 Adopted Budget, please visit here.

Sampson County Emergency Services Awarded Lifesaving Equipment Grant

Sampson County Emergency Services is awarded a Lifesaving Equipment Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
Grant is part of more than $75 million given by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to public safety organizations across the U.S. Read More...

Introducing our New Public Works Director

Sampson County is pleased to announce our new Public Works Director, Mark Turlington, who brings a wealth of experience and a passion for serving the communities. Read More...

Sampson County FY23-24 Recommended Budget Available for Review

Sampson County FY23-24 Recommended Budget is available for review here. A print copy is available for review at the Clerk to the Board’s office located at 406 County Complex Rd, Clinton, NC 28328. Comments can be sent to budgetcomments@sampsonnc.com. A public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on June 5th Board of Commissioners Meeting at the County Auditorium.

Sampson County Veterans Office Memorial Day Event

Join the Sampson County Veterans Office this Memorial Day at 10 a.m. at Sampson County Veterans Park as we honor and remember the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. For more information, please see flyer here. Read More...

Sampson County Website Survey

The Sampson County Government is looking to improve our webpage, making it easier to find information and improving the overall experience. Please take a few minutes to complete this quick and easy survey. http://bit.ly/3JpSThg Your feedback is valuable to us.

COVID -19 Resource Page

This page provides citizens with the most updated information on COVID-19. Read More...

General Notice for Bids

Sampson County is requesting bids for the rehabilitation of two houses in the 2020 ESFRLP Housing Program. Click HERE for more information.

Press Release - Re-naming and Change of Address on Hwy 24

Press Release regarding the Proposal for Re-naming and Change of Address on Hwy 24. Click HERE for the full press release.
Supplementary documents are created to help residents understand the proposed changes. 
1. Summary of proposed change
2. Approved address changes in details (UPDATED)
3. Current Maps
4. Proposed Maps
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Sampson County Government YouTube Channel

If individuals are interested in viewing the Sampson County Board of Commissioners meetings, they can access the videos on the Sampson County Government YouTube Channel for review.

General Notice for Bids

Sampson County is requesting bids for the construction of the T.O. 4 Roseboro Bypass Water Main Extension. Click here for more information.

Employee Compensation: A Clarifying Perspective on Budgetary Matters

The Sampson County Board of Commissioners met for a recessed meeting on September 21, 2022, regarding employee compensation. Read the full presentation HERE. Videos of the meeting are available on our YouTube page (Sampson County Government) Part 1: https://bit.ly/SCBOCmeetingpt1
Part 2: http://bit.ly/3k4ye8L Part 3: http://bit.ly/3lFlFkB

Bid for Clement Area Water Main Extensions

Sampson County is requesting bids for the construction of Clement Area Water Main Extensions.  To view the project please click here.

Storage Bid

Sampson County is seeking bids for the construction of a new Emergency Services and Sheriff's Office Storage Building. For more information please click here.

Wellhead Protection Program Notice

Sampson County is in the process of creating a Wellhead protection program. Read More...

Commissioner Report

Click the following link to the September 21, 2022 presentation to the Board of Commissioners concerning employee compensation.  CLICK HERE

Master Plan Statement of Qualifications

Sampson County is soliciting statements of qualifications (SOQs) from firms for the design of an illustrative site Masterplan and supplemental design and engineering work for the Joe Britt Warren Business and Industrial Park. Read More...

Important information on Transparency in coverage

The Transparency in Coverage Rule requires group health plans to make certain insurance information available on a publicly available internet site.

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RFQ for Engineering Services Contract for Sampson County Water Infrastructure Projects

Sampson County is soliciting statements of qualifications (“SOQs”) from engineering firms to provide professional planning, design, surveying, permitting, and construction administration services for the design of water infrastructure projects located within Sampson County, North Carolina. Read More...

Sampson County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Request for Program Proposals

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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. Read More...

Sampson County Officer Receives National Award

Sampson County officer receives National Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force award. Read More...

County Announces Emergency Notification System

Sampson announces Sampson County Alert to keep community informed during emergency situations.  Read More...

Sampson County Online Water Application

Sampson County citizens can now apply for water service online. Read More...

County's Customer Service Analysis

Read the full report on the County's Customer Service Analysis.  Read More...

ATTENTION MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES: NOTICE OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER HAWKINS v. COHEN

Attention Medicaid beneficiaries: Notice of your rights under Hawkins v. Cohen Read More...