Duplin County NC

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) block grant plan, which outlines how federal LIHWAP block grant funds will be spent in North Carolina in the coming state fiscal year. 

LIHWAP provides assistance to low income households with their water and wastewater bills. States are given broad latitude under block grant funding to design and operate their own programs, under certain restrictions. 

The plan may be reviewed July 29 – August 4, 2021 at the following locations:

  • Any of the 100 county departments of social services
  • Online on the Division of Social Services website 

Any water or wastewater vendor interested in signing a vendor agreement to accept LIHWAP funds on behalf of customers, please contact Jasmyne Simmons at Jasmyne.Simmons@dhhs,nc.gov.

Written comments will be accepted in writing no later than Thursday August 5, 2021 via: 

  • Any agency where the plan was displayed
  • Mail, postmarked no later than Thursday August 5, 2021 to
    • RE: LIHWAP Plan Comments 
    • Susan Osborne Assistant Secretary for County Operations 
    • 2420 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2420

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The Duplin County Health Department will be holding a Pfizer vaccine event on August 5, 2021 from 4PM to 7PM.
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Request for Qualifications and Proposals for Design-Build Team for New Public Transportation Facility/Parking/Access located at Fairgrounds Drive, Kenansville, N.C.

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The Duplin County Board of Elections, board meeting will be held August 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm at

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The Duplin County Tax Office bills and collects taxes for the following towns:

Calypso, Greenevers, Kenansville, Magnolia (new for 2021), Rose Hill (new for 2021), Wallace (new for 2021), and Warsaw.

Office of the
Anita Marie Savage, Register of Deeds
Post Office Box 970; 118 Duplin Street, Kenansville, NC 28349
Telephone: (910) 296-2108 Fax: (910) 296-2344

The Duplin County Register of Deeds Office now offers a new system to help citizens better combat fraudulent activity.  The Fraud Detection Notification service will alert citizens when documents are recorded in the office matching their names.

Citizens can sign up for this free monitoring service in just moments with ease. The applicant provides their name, email address, and up to five names they wish to monitor for document filings. Once registration is complete, the system will send alerts via email when any documents, such as powers of attorney or deeds, are filed with the Register of Deeds Office. To register for this free service, visit www.duplinrod.com, and click on “Fraud Detection Alert System.”

For more information about the Fraud Detection Notification Alert System, contact Anita Marie Savage at (910) 296-2108.

The James Sprunt Community College Board of Trustees has a board member vacancy.  The Duplin County Board of Commissioners is seeking an interested Duplin County resident to serve on the board as their appointee. If interested in serving, please review the following information and submit an Application for Appointment to the contact person listed below.  

Meeting Schedule: Third Tuesday of January, March, May, August, and October at 6:30 p.m. 

Meeting Location: JSCC McGowen Building Board Room, 133 James Sprunt Drive, Kenansville 

Term Length: 4 years 

Application for Appointment Instructions:  Please email a completed Application for Appointment, or include the information in the body of an email, and send it to Davis. H. Brinson.  

Link to Application for Appointment: http://www.duplincountync.com/wp-content/uploads/Application-for-Appointment.pdf 

Contact: Davis H. Brinson, County Manager – dbrinson@duplincountync.com 

Duplin County is now accepting applications for a Representative to the Eastern Carolina Human Services Agency.

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The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council having studied the needs of juveniles in the county hereby publishes this Request for Proposals.

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Your best shot at stopping COVID-19. You have a spot, take your shot.

Click the link below to download the NCDHHS Rollout Plan.