Sampson County

Sampson County, North Carolina

435 Rowan Rd
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: (910) 592-6308
Fax: (910) 592-1945

In south-central NC, east of Fayetteville; organized Apr 18, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Duplin County. Name Origin: For Col. John Sampson (?-1784), advisor to Josiah Martin, the last royal governor

Area (sq mi):: 947.45 (land 945.45; water 2.01) Population per square mile: 66.70
Population 2005: 63,063 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 27.20% Population 2000: 60,161 (White 56.80%; Black or African American 29.90%; Hispanic or Latino 10.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 7.10%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,976; median household $31,793; Population below poverty level: 17.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,480-$21,447
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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AP photographer Chuck Burton in Sampson County, North Carolina; and AP writers Skip Foreman in Charlotte, North Carolina; Alex Derosier in Fayetteville, North Carolina; and Jay Reeves in Atlanta contributed to this report.
The Partnership undertook substantial preparation in advance of Hurricane Florence's landfall to keep employees safe and minimize disruption, including proactively idling operations at its production facility in Sampson County, North Carolina and its deep-water marine terminal in the North Carolina State Ports Authority's Port of Wilmington.
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The 13-year-old boy, student of Roseboro Salemburg Middle School in Sampson County, was suspended for two days over a doodle, reported Fox News.
Wilmington will handle up to approximately 600,000 MTPY of throughput volume from the partnership's production plant in Sampson County, North Carolina and is party to a long-term terminal services agreement with our sponsor to handle throughput volumes sourced by our sponsor from a third-party production plant.
She served the Sampson County and Wake County Public School Systems for years as an educator, librarian and media specialist.
Matthews is a native of Sampson County and after starting her newspaper career in 1982 and working at a variety of papers in the Carolinas, she returned home in 1992 as a reporter at the Independent.
Long-term, the costs of hauling municipal solid waste to a landfill either in Sampson County (the Waste Industries proposal) or Robeson County (Waste Management's solution) would continue to be a factor in the tip fee.
The approval by the Sampson County Planning and Zoning Board came after in September it permitted solar farms as a special use in the county.
Tom and Ann Hollowell started Hollowell s Family Prawn Farm in Seaboard (Northhampton County); Charlene, Gene and Chad Jacobs started Harvest of the Great Spirit Prawn Farm in Clinton (Sampson County), and Merlin and Edith Nichols started Swift Prawn Farm in Ayden (Pitt County).
El Centro Episcopal is located in Sampson County, a sparsely populated region of southeast North Carolina where farming is still the dominant industry.
Members of the Sampson County Association of Educators (SCAE) helped defeat a school board proposal to privatize custodial services in their district through grassroots organizing, lobbying, and team work, says Eddie Davis, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators.