News & Announcements


Public Health - COVID 19

Beginning Wednesday, January 19th, every home in the U.S. can order free rapid COVID-19 test kits through https://www.covidtests.gov/. These test kits are completely free, (no shipping fee, no need to enter credit card number). Visit the link to learn more.


Emergency Services

If you're reading this and live in the Triad area of NC, do us a favor... complete this simple checklist before Saturday afternoon/evening (1/15/2022) ... because winter weather might get messy around here. We appreciate it.

  • Check to see if you have enough prescription medications, oxygen, generated power to operate life-sustaining medical equipment, medical supplies, etc... If you don't have enough supplies, especially oxygen, or you might run out before Tuesday, go call your supplier, doctor or pharmacy right now. Don't wait.
  • Check your flashlights to make sure they are working and have extra batteries. Don't use candles during power outages.
  • Check your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors to make sure they have fresh batteries and actually work. Otherwise, they're just an ugly ornament.
  • Make sure you have enough non-perishable food/water for everyone at your house in case of a power outage lasting more than 2 or 3 days. You might need a manual can opener.
  • Check on elderly family members, neighbors, and others to see if they need anything before or during this potential winter storm.
  • Have a safe reliable alternative heat source or plenty of blankets in case of power outages.
  • Check your first aid kit and fire extinguishers to make sure they're updated and in good working order.
  • Pets or farm animals? They'll need a little extra love, too.
  • Most of us rely on a cell phone as our primary means of communication. How are you going to charge it if the power goes out? If the power does go out, you better use it sparingly or get one of those solar chargers or a battery pack.
  • We don't recommend that you go riding around when the roads are covered with snow / ice, but if you find yourself stuck in the car - you better have some food and water, a blanket, shovel, jumper cables, maybe some toiletries, etc.
  • NEVER, NEVER use a grill or other outdoor cooking device inside your home. This could lead to death caused by carbon monoxide or a fire.
  • Please, do not call 9-1-1 just to report a power outage or to see when the power may come back on. Contact your utility company.

Sign up for REACT (Randolph Emergency Alert Communication Technology)

Useful links:

Current News Briefing from NWS* pdf
NWS Raleigh web page
NWS Raleigh on Facebook
NWS Raleigh on Twitter
NWS Raleigh on YouTube

 


Tax Department
posted 1/10/2022

Beginning Monday, January 3, 2022, all persons, farms, business firms and corporations in Randolph County are required, by North Carolina law. to list all personal property (except tagged [registered] vehicles) for taxation before midnight, January 31, 2022.

Please note that tagged (registered) vehicles are listed for you, annually, when you renew your license plate.

Please fill out your listing form at home and return by mail to avoid standing in line or drop it in our night deposit box located in front of the Randolph County office building. Mail before midnight, January 31, 2022 to avoid a 10% late list penalty on personal property.

Late list penalty begins February 1, 2022.

Business extensions must be requested no later than January 31, 2022. Extensions are granted until April 18, 2022. Extension requests may be emailed to taxextension@randolphcountync.gov

You may list in person at the Randolph County Tax Department:
725 MCDOWELL RD—ASHEBORO, NC 27205
Monday thru Friday, beginning Monday, January 3, 2022 thru Monday, January 31, 2022 from 9am to 5pm.
PLEASE BRING YOUR LISTING FORM

NOTE: The schedules and guides for personal property values will be available for public review during the month of January at the Randolph County Tax Department.
Please be aware that we are practicing safe standards in our office due to COVID-19. Masks are strongly recommended and social distancing is required. Temperature checks are taken at the entrance to our building. If you feel sick or are running a fever, please avoid visiting our office. If possible, please mail back all correspondence.
 


Public Health - COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Update

Starting Monday, January 10, all COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be INDOORS

Appointments are still required so you can call 336-365-6110 to schedule.

Pfizer vaccines for 12 years+ will be Monday's, Tuesday's, Wednesday's from 8:30am-4:30pm

Pfizer pediatric vaccines for ages 5-11 will be on Tuesday's from 2pm-4:30pm. (3rd doses are now available for children who are immunocompromised. You can check here for more detailed information

Moderna vaccines for 18+ will be Thursday's and Friday's from 8:30am-4:30pm

If you are sick, please stay at home.

You MUST wear a mask and only the patient is allowed inside unless accompanying a minor or someone with special needs. 

 


Tax Department

The deadline to pay 2021 property taxes is Wednesday, January 5th, 2022. The property taxes become delinquent and 2% interest is added on Thursday, January 6,2022.

Contact-free options:

  • • Mail your payment with the self-addressed envelope provided.
  • • Drop off your payment in the DROP BOX conveniently located outside our building’s front door at 725 McDowell Road.
  • • Pay online or by phone (instructions on tax bill). PLEASE be advised Official Payments does charge a convenience fee for their service 

Find your tax bill 

 


Megasite 

After nearly a decade of building partnerships and readying the site for a major tenant, the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite Partners announced a transformative win for Randolph County, the triad, and the state with Toyota’s plans to add 1,750 new jobs and invest $1.29 billion in a next-generation battery production facility on the site.

View Press Release *pdf
View Megasite Map *pdf
View Public Hearing on youtube
 


GIS - Mapping Randolph County Cemeteries
Kendra Lyons from the Asheboro Public Library has a strong background in genealogy, which shines through her work in the Randolph Room. Through her dedication to preserve cemetery records in our county, Kendra envisioned a web map that could visually display all the cemeteries within Randolph County; she decided to reach out to our IT department to see if this was possible.
Through a collaborative effort, Kendra and our County’s GIS department turned her spreadsheet of x,y coordinates, into a map that displays cemetery points all over Randolph County. Due to development in our county, some of the smaller cemeteries have been lost over the years. Through her hard work and preservation, Kendra is bringing light back to these individuals’ final resting places. Symbology was chosen that would represent whether the cemetery had a confirmed location or not. If you have further information on the exact location of a cemetery represented as a blue dot on the web app, please contact the Randolph Room at (336) 318-6815.
The Cemetery Web Map is easy to use, and allows the end user to search for a cemetery location by address or cemetery name. The pop-up window for each location also links to Find A Grave website, and our County’s Public GIS website. Thanks to Kendra’s hard work and vision, this tool can be used by our citizens to aid in their ancestry research.

Cemetery Web Map

GIS Application Gallery
 


ES & GIS - Opioid Dashboard Wins LGFCU Innovation Award
In August 2021 Randolph County was one of ten counties that were awarded for the LGFCU Excellence in Innovation Awards for their Opioid Dashboard. The award was presented at the NCACC Annual Conference in Wilmington.
Emergency Services wanted to display how the Opioid Overdoses were impacting our local community. Through this vision, a collaborative Dashboard was created. This Dashboard displays the number of overdoses per month/year, as well as, the types of overdoses, how many were male or female, and whether Narcan was administered. The Dashboard also displays the number of fatalities, and features a web map showing hot spots for overdose areas. This Dashboard has also been featured on local news stations and newspapers. Congrats Randolph County!


View Opioid Epidemic Resources Page

GIS Application Gallery


Hope HaywoodHope Haywood, Randolph County Commissioner Joins 100 Counties Prepared Task Force Meeting to Discuss Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Training for County Commissioners

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Randolph County, N.C. (October 25, 2021) —Hope Haywood, Randolph County Commissioner, joined the kick-off meeting of the 100 Counties Prepared Task Force, an initiative led by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners. This initiative was announced by NCACC President and Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams and aims to equip county commissioners statewide with the tools they need to lead effectively during emergencies. The task force will develop training for county commissioners on how to prepare, respond, and lead during emergencies, and will focus specifically on the role of a county commissioner in these situations.

"The focus of Emergency Management during emergencies or disasters must be the protection of a county's residents through effective, efficient implementation of emergency plans. If each county had a disaster communication plan in place for county commissioners, they could serve as a trusted source of accurate information for their constituents. Service on this task force will equip me to collaborate with Randolph County Emergency Management in the development of such a plan for our Randolph County Commissioners." said Commissioner Haywood.

Chief of Staff to The University of North Carolina System Norma Houston spoke during the task force meeting to share her insights and perspectives on developing a highly effective disaster and emergency preparedness training program. Houston is an expert in emergency management, local government ethics, and public purchasing and procurement. She has spent years training local officials through her position as faculty at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government and will continue to advise the task force during the year-long initiative.

Led by Co-Chairs Guilford County Commissioner Kay Cashion and Brunswick County Commissioner Randy Thompson, the 100 Counties Prepared Task Force represents counties from across the state and recognizes the range of disasters that occur throughout the state. Members include:

•    Kay Cashion, Task Force Co-Chair, Guilford County Commissioner
•    Randy Thompson, Task Force Co-Chair, Brunswick County Commissioner
•    Tracey Johnson, NCACC President-Elect, Washington County Commissioner
•    Glenn Adams, Cumberland County Commissioner
•    Kitty Barnes, Catawba County Commissioner
•    Kevin Gordon, Cleveland County Commissioner
•    Maria Cervania, Wake County Commissioner
•    Hope Haywood, Randolph County Commissioner
•    Ann Keyes, Washington County Commissioner
•    Teresa McCall, Transylvania County Commissioner
•    Linda Rouse Sutton, Lenoir County Commissioner
•    Gordon Wilder, Vance County Commissioner
•    Kris Noble, Hyde County Manager
•    Marche Pittman, Polk County Manager
•    Robin Caldwell, Cherokee County Emergency Services Director & President of the North Carolina Emergency Management Association

"I am grateful to have such a diverse group of county leaders willing to serve on this task force, and am excited about the energy and enthusiasm I witnessed during our kickoff meeting," said President Williams. 

This kickoff meeting allowed task force members to gather and discuss the different focus areas for the training they will develop. NCACC President Williams encouraged the task force to orient the training around three components: education, resources, and relationships. The task force will continue to meet every other month and plans to introduce the training program by next summer. For more information on the task force and its work, visit 100countiesprepared.com.


About the NCACC: The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) is a non-partisan organization, which represents the official voice of 100 counties on issues considered by the General Assembly, Congress, and federal and state agencies. The Association provides expertise to counties in advocacy, research, risk management, and education and leadership training.


 


Office of the County Manager
October 27, 2021

David Allen Sworn in as NCACC Board Member, Report from NC Community College President Stith

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Guilford County, N.C. – October 22-23, 2021, David Allen was sworn in along with fellow members of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Board of Directors during the first Board meeting for the 2021-22 term. 

 

“I appreciate the opportunity to serve on this statewide board of commissioners from all over North Carolina representing Randolph County along with Chairman Darrell Frye”, said Allen. “The NCACC is instrumental in representing the interests and addressing the concerns of all 100 counties.” 

The Board discussed a range of topics, including recent developments on issues affecting counties at the NC General Assembly and how the Association is providing support to counties on navigating the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds. NCACC works closely with state and federal stakeholders to gather pertinent information and develop tools counties can utilize to ensure these funds are used effectively and within U.S. Treasury guidelines.

Thomas Stith, President of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), presented an update to the Board and shared, “There are many pathways for student success offered by the community colleges, including dual enrollment, early college, registered apprenticeships, and customized training programs.” President Stith noted that the NCCCS is undertaking a statewide strategic planning process, which began in September and will culminate with a comprehensive plan to be published summer of 2022. 

Stith also spoke about his recent meeting with NCACC President and Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, during which they discussed Williams’ 100 Counties Prepared Initiative. The year-long initiative focuses on equipping county commissioners with the tools they need to lead effectively during emergency situations. Many NCCCS colleges offer emergency preparedness courses, and some courses are offered at a reduced cost to local and state responders. 

Stith commented that “The time to prepare is not in the midst of emergency,” and spoke about the importance of state partnerships for effective emergency preparedness. The NCCCS’s focus on emergency preparedness represents one of many opportunities for collaboration between the NCCCS and NCACC. 

The Board also heard an update on the 100 Counties Prepared initiative, which formally kicked off earlier this month with its first task force meeting. Task force co-chairs, Kay Cashion, Guilford County Commissioner, and Randy Thompson, Chair of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners spoke to the Board about the productive meeting, and the direction the effort is headed in to design a training oriented around three components: communication, education, and relationships. Williams reinforced the vision of the initiative, saying, “We need to ensure every one of our commissioners can lead effectively when something heads their way.”

“Our Emergency Management folks are well trained and prepared for all types of emergencies and natural disasters, but our county commissioners are often unprepared to act effectively when an event occurs. This initiative will better prepare county leadership to address issues during an emergency as no county in the state is immune to these events.”

The Board approved new members of the North Carolina Property Tax Solution (NCPTS) Oversight Committee, which oversees the state-of-the-art property tax program, owned, and licensed by the NCACC. The NCPTS Oversight Committee decides collectively on investments for new software enhancements for the program and responds to member counties’ needs as they arise. 

New NCPTS Oversight Committee members include Donnie Shumate, Tax Administrator, Hyde County – Small County member, Alan Lumpkin, Tax Administrator, Wayne County – Medium County member, and Darlene Burgess, Tax Administrator, Henderson County – Chair of Land Records and CAMA Committee. 

Board members also heard a report on the Association’s finances and approved its annual audit report. The next NCACC Board meeting is scheduled for January 28-29 in Wake County.  

For more information on the 100 Counties Prepared Task Force and its work, visit 100countiesprepared.com.

About the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners:

The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) is a non-partisan organization, which represents the official voice of all 100 counties on issues considered by the General Assembly, Congress, and federal and state agencies. The Association provides expertise to counties in the areas of advocacy, research, risk management, and education and leadership training.

Download Press Release *pdf

 


Animal Services

We are proud to support Subaru and its retailers for #SubaruLovesPets this October!

For every pet adopted this month, we are benefiting from a $100.00 donation from Strider Subaru. Learn more at subaru.com/pets.

Meet one of the dogs featured for adoption this month, Zeus!

Zeus is a nine month old, thirty-six pound Husky. Zeus is a playful, smart, and an extremely sociable boy. He loves attention and can be very affectionate. Zeus knows his basic commands and loves to give paw for treats! He will be neutered and is up to date on age appropriate vaccines and is heartworm negative. His adoption fee has been partially sponsored by #SubaruLovesPets and is now $20.00.

Dog

If you are interested please fill out an application below and we will contact you if you are approved! Due to COVID-19 we are going to be available by appointment only!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJgSAqkzy44HjYyX15m6pP96WIapQo0tlpAUqgwcwB2gj7Pg/viewform

 

Visit our Animal Services page for more pets! 


*Subaru Retailers will donate $100 for every pet adopted from partner shelters from October 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021, up to $3,100 in total.

 


 

Randolph County Supports the Military By Donating Blood

Asheboro, N.C.— On October 7, 2021, Randolph County Government will be sponsoring its 12th annual blood drive to support the military.  It will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory located at 1430 S. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC.   It’s easy to save lives! By committing to give blood, you help ensure that blood is available when it is needed most. Give blood by scheduling your donation appointment online. Face masks will be required and they may still be administering COVID antibodies test prior to donating.

The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is the official U.S. military blood program. Providing an opportunity for service members, their families, and civilians to support our military in a definitive, meaningful way, the ASBP is a direct connection between those who give and the sick and injured who need their help. You’ve got what it takes to save three lives with a single donation.

Many Randolph County citizens have served, or are serving, their country. Some of those possibly have benefited from blood donated via this program. 

Blood donated directly to the ASBP equates to fewer units they have to purchase from an outside source. Yes, “purchase.” Other sources of blood are sold to agencies that need the supply, including to the military. Our military has already given so much; giving back to them is one way of saying thank-you for their service.  

Donations will support deployed military, Womack Army Medical Center, and other military treatment facilities within the Department of Defense.  The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is one of more than 20 Armed Services Blood Program blood donor centers worldwide. The Armed Services Program  is the official military blood program of the United States and provides a direct connection between those who give and military service members in need of life-saving blood.

Make your appointment today by one of the following:

To learn more about the Armed Services Blood Program or to make an appointment, visit: www.militaryblood.dod.mil.  Support our troops. Give blood.

 


Saturday, June 5th - Vaccines available at George Washington Carver Communty Enrichment Center, 950 Martin Luther King Jr Dr (download flyer)


Randolph County Sheriff's Office

The Randolph County Sheriff's Office cordially invites the citizens of Randolph County to attend the (socially distanced) “Blessing of the Badges” at the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office located at 727 McDowell Rd., Asheboro, NC, 27205, on Monday, May 17, 2021, at noon.  This will be held in conjunction with the Friends of Randolph County Sheriff's Office's dedication of the Fallen Officer Memorial.
The Fallen Officer Memorial dedication event was originally scheduled in March of 2020, but was postponed due to Covid.  
We will honor our fallen and pray for every law enforcement officer and agency in Randolph County and their dedication to protecting and serving our community.  
We do plan to provide Facebook live.

 


Randolph County Public Health - from NCDHHS
2/19/2021

NCDHHS will begin moving to Group 3 for COVID-19 vaccines next week.  Because vaccine supply is limited and the population of frontline essential workers is so large, Group 3 will begin with vaccinating anyone working in child care or in PreK – 12 schools starting on February 24Additional frontline essential workers will be eligible for vaccinations on March 10.

Those eligible for the vaccine starting February 24 include staff in child care centers and homes, Head Start programs, preschool and PreK programs, traditional public schools, charter schools and private schools.  Anyone who must be in-person – such as teachers, bus and van drivers, custodial and maintenance staff, and food service workers will be eligible to take their shot.

Some vaccine providers may not be ready to open to frontline essential workers on these dates if they are still experiencing high demand for vaccines in Groups 1 and 2, which includes healthcare workers, those who work and live in a long-term care setting, and anyone 65 and older.

To see when it’s your spot to get your shot, go to YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov (English) or Vacunate.nc.gov (Spanish).  To find out where to get your COVID-19 vaccine, go to Find a Vaccine Location. You can also learn more about how safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines come to you, as well as 10 facts you should know about the vaccines.

For help with general COVID-19 vaccine questions, information on eligibility groups, clinical questions about the vaccine, and how to find vaccine locations and transportation services, call 888-675-4567 Monday through Friday from 7am to 7pm, and on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm.

Visit Randolph County COVID-19 Vaccine webpage.

 


Randolph County Public Health
February 17, 2021

Due to winter weather COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays, the Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) COVID vaccine appointment line is closed. Appointments for Thursday, February 18th will be rescheduled. The appointment line will reopen once we know when to expect vaccine.

Also, please note that individuals that contacted the RCPH pre-registration line earlier this week will be contacted when we have vaccine appointments available.

Randolph Health continues to offer a COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration wait list for their vaccine. If you are interested in getting on their waitlist, please visit: https://www.randolphhealth.org/about-us/coronavirus-updates/
 


COVID-19 Vaccine Update - January 21, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Jan. 23 at the North Carolina Zoo has been canceled, according to Randolph County Public Health.  Randolph County Public Health says that staff is contacting anyone who scheduled an appointment to discuss rescheduling.  Anyone who has not been contacted by Randolph County Public Health is asked to call the hotline at (336) 318-6227. 

Vaccination Plan Page

 


COVID-19 Vaccine Update - January 18, 2021

Randolph County Public Health has a limited number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available this week (January 19 – January 22). If you are eligible for the vaccine as part of Group 1 – all healthcare workers OR Group 2 – individuals 65 years of age and older, call the vaccine appointment line beginning at 8:00am, Tuesday, January 19. The appointment line number is 336-365-6110.

Please keep in mind that RCPH has an extremely limited supply of the vaccine and that the appointment line call volume remains very high.

For up-to-date information regarding the status of the vaccine supply please visit our Facebook page or our  COVID-19 Vaccine Information Page


COVID-19 Phase 1 Vaccine Update - January 11, 5pm

Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) has an extremely limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, all of our vaccine appointments have been filled. We are not scheduling any new appointments at this time. For up-to-date information regarding the status of the vaccine supply please visit our Facebook page or our  COVID-19 Vaccine Information Page

For general COVID-19 questions, call 336-318-6227.

 


Randolph County Public Health
posted 1/10/2021

Randolph County Public Health is currently scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for individuals eligible in Phase 1a and Phase 1b, Group 1. To find out in what phase you may be eligible to receive the vaccine, see the infographic below.

We ask that you please understand that vaccine supplies are VERY limited.

At this time, we are not accepting walk-up appointments. If you are eligible for the vaccine as part of Phase 1a or Phase 1b, Group 1, you need to call the new COVID-19 vaccine appointment line beginning Monday, January 11, at 10:00am.  The appointment line number is 336-365-6110.  This will be the only number accepting appointments.  Again, please remember that vaccine supplies are VERY limited.

Vaccination Plan Page


2021 RANDOLPH COUNTY TAX LISTING
Beginning Monday, January 4, 2021

All persons, farms, business firms and corporations in Randolph County are required by North Carolina law to list all personal property except tagged (registered) vehicles for taxation before midnight, February 1, 2021.  Please note that tagged (registered) vehicles will be listed for you by the Tax Department.

Fill out your listing form at home and return in an envelope by mail to avoid standing in line or drop it in our night deposit box located outside the office. Mail before midnight, February 1, 2021 to avoid a 10% late list penalty on personal property, with the exception of tagged (registered) vehicles.   Late list penalty begins February 2, 2021.

Extension must be requested before February 1, 2021 and granted until April 15, 2021. Extensions may be emailed to taxextension@randolphcountync.gov.

YOU MAY LIST AT THE RANDOLPH COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING - 725 MCDOWELL ROAD, ASHEBORO, N. C.  27205-7370 - Monday thru Friday, beginning Monday, January 4 thru Monday, February 1, 2021 from 9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P.M.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LISTING FORM

NOTE:    The schedules and guides for personal property values will be available for public review during the month of January at the Randolph County Tax Department.

 


Randolph County Trail Guide and Deep River State Trail Brochure Links

NEW Randolph County Trail Guide. Piedmont Legacy Trails (PLT), a 12-county regional trails system in partnership with the Piedmont Land Conservancy and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, has produced the Randolph County Trail Guide that offers a description, map, and photo for each of the 19 trails in Randolph County.  The Trail Guide includes the trails in the parks of seven municipalities, the Deep River State Trail, the Uwharrie National Recreational Trail, and the North Carolina Zoo.  See link https://www.piedmonttrails.org/trails-near-asheboro/

NEW Deep River State Trail Brochure. Although 5 miles of the DRST are complete, they are in the three municipalities of Randleman, Franklinville and Ramseur.  This Brochure contains trailhead locations, descriptions, map, photos and more.  See link http://bit.ly/DeepRiverStateTrail

 


Please join us tonight October 21 on Facebook from 5pm to 9pm to raise money for the Randolph County Animal Shelter. Our goal is $7, 500 and we will be joined by Jordan's Way Charities. Please click here to make a donation to the Animal Shelter's GoFundMe campaign.

 


Tuesday, October 20, Special Joint Meeting and Public Hearing  facebook link 

 


View County Commissioner Chairman Darrell Frye's October 14th Report to the People of Randolph County 


 

RANDOLPH COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES WILL SEE CITIZENS IN-PERSON BEGINNING OCTOBER 15, 2020 

Randolph County Department of Social Services (DSS) closed to in-person public contact on March 23, 2020 due to the state of emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 1, 2020, DSS began offering limited in-person services by appointment only. Effective October 15, 2020, services at Randolph County DSS can be obtained on-site without an appointment.

In-person service is only available at the main office in Asheboro at 1512 North Fayetteville, Street, Asheboro, NC. In-person services are not available at the Archdale office.

At this time, “in-person” does not mean “face-to-face.” When arriving at the DSS Office, all COVID-19 safety protocols are observed. You will be met at the entrance to the building and your temperature will be taken and you will be asked a series of questions about travel, potential exposure and symptoms. If you have a fever, travelled out of the country, or have recent exposure to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19, you will be asked to come back after an appropriate quarantine period or contact us through electronic or other non-contact methods.

Once cleared to enter the building, you will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. A mask will be provided if you don’t have one. Please be aware that your contact with an eligibility services intake worker will be live and in real time, but virtually through electronic means by way of devices set-up for your visit. You do not need to bring a device or smart phone with you.

Should the appropriate waiting and service spaces within the building be at capacity under the COVID-19 guidelines, you will be given a pager and asked to wait in your vehicle until space is available.

Please remember, the same options for non-contact services exist and will remain in place. You can complete an application for most economic services on ePass at: https://epass.nc.gov/ . Your Randolph County caseworker is available by phone or email. You can also pick up applications and then drop them off at the drop box. For your convenience and safety, these non-contact electronic methods of conducting business with DSS is still encouraged.

If you have other questions, please call (336) 683-8000. 

 


 

Randolph County Supports the Military By Donating Blood     

Asheboro, N.C.— On October 29, 2020, Randolph County Government will be sponsoring its 11th annual blood drive to support the military.  It will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory located at 1430 S. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC.  It’s easy to save lives! By committing to give blood, you help ensure that blood is available when it is needed most. Give blood by scheduling your donation appointment online. Face masks will be required and they may still be administering COVID antibodies test prior to donating. 

The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is the official U.S. military blood program. Providing an opportunity for service members, their families, and civilians to support our military in a definitive, meaningful way, the ASBP is a direct connection between those who give and the sick and injured who need their help. You’ve got what it takes to save three lives with a single donation. 

Many Randolph County citizens have served, or are serving, their country. Some of those possibly have benefited from blood donated via this program.  

Blood donated directly to the ASBP equates to fewer units they have to purchase from an outside source. Yes, “purchase.” Other sources of blood are sold to agencies that need the supply, including to the military. Our military has already given so much; giving back to them is one way of saying thank-you for their service.   

Donations will support deployed military, Womack Army Medical Center, and other military treatment facilities within the Department of Defense.  The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is one of more than 20 Armed Services Blood Program blood donor centers worldwide. The Armed Services Program  is the official military blood program of the United States and provides a direct connection between those who give and military service members in need of life-saving blood.

Make your appointment today by one of the following:
•    Using our online scheduling system located at: www.militarydonor.com and Sponsor Code: ASHE
•    Contacting 336.318.6340
•    Contacting Amanda Varner at amanda.varner@randolphcountync.gov 
To learn more about the Armed Services Blood Program or to make an appointment, visit: www.militaryblood.dod.mil.  Support our troops. Give blood.

For More Information Contact: 
Amanda Varner/ Randolph County Government
336.318.6689  amanda.varner@randolphcountync.gov

 


One-Stop Early Voting - 2020 Presidential Election

Same hours of operation at all locations:

Dates & Times

Thursday – Friday, October 15-16
Monday – Friday, October 19-23
Monday – Friday, October 26-30
8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 17
Saturday, October 24
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 25
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 31
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Locations

Randolph County Board of Elections
1457 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro

Randolph Community Services Building 
213 Balfour Dr., Archdale

Randleman Civic Center **NEW LOCATION**
122 Commerce Square, Randleman

Franklinville United Methodist Church
227 W. Main St., Franklinville

 

Find the closest early voting location!

Elections Site

NC Voter Tools at North Carolina State Board of Elections

 


Davidson/Randolph Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Randolph County is soliciting feedback and public comment on the updated draft version of the Davidson/Randolph Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. If any citizen would like to comment or give input on the plan as presented, please email emergencymanagement@randolphcountync.gov by September 15th.

View the plan here.


 


Effective September 1, 2020, Randolph County DSS will begin offering limited in-person services by appointment only. Anyone needing in-person services should call DSS at (336) 683-8000 for an appointment. In-person appointments are only available at the main office in Asheboro at 1512 North Fayetteville, Street, Asheboro, NC. In-person services are not available at the Archdale office. When arriving for an appointment, all COVID-19 safety protocols are observed. You will be met at the entrance to the building and your temperature will be taken and you will be asked a series of questions about travel, potential exposure, and symptoms. If you have a fever, travelled out of the country, or have recent exposure to COVID-19 or have symptoms of COVID-19, you will be asked to reschedule your appointment and/or contact us through electronic or other non-contact methods. Once cleared to enter the building, you will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing. A mask will be provided if you don’t have one. Please remember, the same options for non-contact services exist and will remain in place. You can complete an application for most economic services on ePass at: https://epass.nc.gov/ .  Your Randolph County caseworker is available by phone or email. You can also pick up applications and then drop them off at the drop box. For your convenience and safety, these non-contact electronic methods of conducting business with DSS is still encouraged. For more information call (336) 683-8000. Child Abuse reports are taken on the CPS Hot Line (336) 683-8200, or call 911 after normal business hours. Adult Abuse reports are taken on our APS Hot Line (336) 683-8300, or call 911 after normal business hours. 
 

   


FREE COVID-19 TESTING
No appointment needed.

Please wear a mask to protect those around you.

Wednesday, August 19,2020
4pm - 7pm
Kiwanis Park
Meadowbrook Road, Asheboro, NC

Tuesday, August 25,2020
4pm - 7pm
Crestview Wesleyan Church 
180 Crestview Church Road Asheboro, NC

Wednesday, August 26,2020
5pm - 8pm Northgate Commons
1457 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC


Nasal Swab(PCR)Test - FREE
•    Results available within 72 hours or less.*
•    Providers will contact patients via text message with positive or negative results.
•    The FDA issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to Thermo Fisher for this COVID-19 diagnostic test (TaqPath COVID-19 Combo Kit).

*    Exceptions may apply with inconclusive results.
The PCR test is covered by insurance or submitted for reimbursement through the CARES Act.



Optional Rapid Blood Antibody Test - $50    Can determine if someone was PREVIOUSLY infected.

•    Results available within 5-10 minutes of being administered
•    The COVID-19 lgG/lgM (Whole Blood Serum/Plasma) Rapid Test Device utilizes lateral flow technology that is used for the qualitative, differential detection of both anti-SARS-CoV-2 lgM and lgG antibodies. This test is intended to screen patients, symptomatic or asymptomatic, for COVID-19.

Sensitivity: lgG 97.2% lgM 87.9%
Specificity: lgG 100% lgM 100%

•    Registration on-site.
•    Patients can meet with on-site provider before testing.

 

Community testing provided in partnership with StarMed Healthcare and the City of Asheboro, NC

Visit COVID-19 webpage

 


Randolph County Board of Elections Meeting

Time: Aug 11, 2020 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Community Announcement - Spectrum Internet Assist
posted 7-17-2020

Spectrum Internet Assist is a low-cost, high-speed broadband service that provides qualifying households with Internet service
for $17.99 per month. 
To qualify for Spectrum Internet Assist, a member of the household must be a recipient of one of the following programs:
• The National School Lunch Program (NSLP); free or reduced-cost lunch
• The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (age 65 and over only)

Programs that do not qualify for Spectrum Internet Assist: Social Security Disability (SSD), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Social Security Retirement and Survivor Benefits are different from Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and do NOT meet eligibility requirements.

If you believe you may qualify, visit SpectrumInternetAssist.com.
• Enter in your 5-digit ZIP code to see if Spectrum Internet Assist is available in your area.

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Meeting Notice July 8
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Randolph County Randolph County Tax Commission will be holding their Wednesday July 8, 2020 meeting via ZOOM session starting at 1:30pm.  Any citizen wishing to listen may join the session at:
https://randolphcountync-gov.zoom.us/j/2783889690?pwd=YUN4dWVuZHRvQlp3WjM5cTR6LzdwUT09


Meeting Notice  July 13

Board of Heath 6pm -  - View notice
 


NOTICE OF RANDOLPH COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH COVID-19 PROCEDURES

(posted 4/27/2020)

The Randolph County Board of Health is committed to maintaining the health, safety, and well-being of its citizens.  With the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor’s Stay at Home Order, and social distancing guidelines, the Board will live stream the May 11, 2020 Board of Health meeting at 6:00 pm on YouTube.  Check www.randolphcountync.gov for the link at that time.  

The public will not be in attendance at this meeting.  However, citizens have the opportunity to present their comments prior to the meeting.  Please direct comments to the board chair email address at marty.trotter@randolphcountync.gov, send comments by mail to Randolph County Public Health, Attention: Board of Health, 2222-B S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27205, or by phone at 336-318-6194.  Comments will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on May 11th.  Those comments will be read aloud during the scheduled public comment period of the meeting.  Public comment rules will still apply as follows:

The public comment period will be limited to 15 minutes at the beginning of the meeting; if more time is required it will be at the discretion of the Board. Each speaker must give his/her name both orally and in writing before speaking. Speakers will be limited to 3 minutes. Comments are to be directed to the Board as a whole and not to one individual board member. Response, discussion or action concerning issues raised during the public input session will be at the discretion of the Board. Speakers will be courteous in their language and presentation. Speakers should not discuss matters which concern the candidacy of any person seeking public office or matters in current or anticipated litigation.

Thank you for your understanding as we all work through this pandemic together.
Susan Hayes
Randolph County Health Director
336-318-6217


April 21, 2020 - Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program
 

We are excited to share that North Carolina just received approval for the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program to help more families purchase food during the COVID-19 pandemic. The P-EBT program provides a benefit on an EBT card to North Carolina families whose children have access to free and reduced lunch at school.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is working to operationalize the program and P-EBT recipients will receive this benefit in coming weeks. More than 800,000 children are expected to receive help buying food through the P-EBT program.

Families will not need to apply for the P-EBT program. P-EBT eligible families already receiving Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits will receive an additional benefit on their existing EBT card. P-EBT eligible families not already enrolled in FNS will be mailed a new EBT card in the next few weeks. Families who receive a new EBT card will receive a letter from DHHS in the mail explaining how to activate and use their card.

NCDHHS, working in collaboration with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, requested activation of the P-EBT program for North Carolina families to use during school closures. This request was approved earlier today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

This new P-EBT program is in addition to other services families may be participating in currently. We encourage families to continue utilizing local school and community meal sites for free, nutritious meals for children. Families can text FOODNC to 877-877 to find local meal sites. The service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.

 


PERMITS BY MAIL:

Beginning immediately (April 8, 2020), The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office will begin accepting NEW Concealed Handgun Permit applications by mail only, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

View the April 8 Press Release for Details

 


Randolph County Tax Commission April 8, 2020 meeting
(posted 4/2/2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Randolph County Tax Commission will be holding their Wednesday April 8, 2020 meeting via ZOOM session at 1:30 pm.  Any citizen wishing to listen to the meeting may join the session at:
https://zoom.us/j/8083417133

Meeting ID: 808 341 7133


It's Census Day!!

April 1, 2020 

Hello, North Carolina neighbors! The U.S. Census Bureau has been working for more than a decade on the 2020 Census, and today is an important day. April 1 – Census Day – the reference day for the 2020 Census. We use this day to determine who and where you are counted in the 2020 Census. ​ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRYHXR5nL98 You should include everyone who usually lives and sleeps in your home as of April 1, even if they are staying somewhere else temporarily. This includes relatives, friends, roommates, and anyone else who lives and sleeps in your home most of the time—even children under 5 and babies born on before April 1, even if they are in the hospital.​ We are strongly encouraging the public to respond to the 2020 Census online using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. You can also respond by phone or mail, and you can complete the 2020 Census online in English or 12 other languages and find assistance in many more. It has never been easier to respond on your own—all without having to meet a census taker.​ This is your chance not only to shape your future but North Carolina's future. Shape your future. START HERE. Visit: https://go.usa.gov/xdK8v
 

Central Permitting - March 31, 2020 Update

Please Visit the Central Permitting page for COVID-19 information pertaining to Building Inspections, Environmental Health and Planning and Zoning.
 


Planning and Zoning - Covid-19 

We wanted to let you know that our office is still open right now. Our hours are currently 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We are CLOSED daily from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for lunch. We are operating with limited staffing due to the COVID-19 virus and have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of County staff and the public.

  1. Our building has restricted access and we have installed two large containers for plats. One container is for plats to be reviewed and the other container will be for reviewed and signed plat. Plats dropped off by Friday will be ready for pickup on Monday.
  2. The lobby has been CLOSED. The foyer is open with a table and most of the permit applications there so the public can complete and leave payment. If paying by credit card, DO NOT WRITE CREDIT CARD INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION. We will call for credit card information.
  3. If you are sick or have been in contact with anyone sick PLEASE STAY HOME!

We appreciate your voluntary compliance with these rules and any other requests made by County staff.



Tax Department

Effective immediately: The Randolph County Tax Department is now closed to the public. 

However, we are here to serve. You may still reach us at 336-318-6500.  

For your convenience, we have a drop box, located at the front of our building, if you would like to drop off payments, letters, forms, etc.
  


Social Services

DUE TO COVID-19, DSS is not offering in-person services at this time. You may still apply by using this e-Pass link or you may pick up a paper application at the entrance to the building at 1512 N. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC. DSS Staff is still working to make sure you get the services needed. You can drop information or applications off at the drop box near the entrance, or send them electronically by email to your case worker. For more information call: (336) 683-8000 (Main Phone). Child Abuse reports are still being taken on our CPS Hot Line (336) 683-8200, or call 911 after normal business hours. Adult abuse reports are still being taken on our APS Hot Line (336) 683-8300, or call 911 after normal business hours.


Disaster Loans

The Federal Small Business Administration has authorized disaster loans to small businesses, due to the COVID-19 crisis. For details visit: 
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources or https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
 


Randolph County Sheriff's Office
posted 3/17/2020

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, like many other agencies across our nation, is closely monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic and constantly evaluating services. All decisions are made to ensure the safety and protect the health of the public and our staff while providing essential, ongoing services. To this end, based on the recommendations from the CDC and our local public health department, the Sheriff’s Office is suspending fingerprinting services effective Thursday, March 18, 2020, until at least March 31, 2020.

Read complete Press Release




Healthy Communities A3 hike schedule for 2020.

All hikes start at approximately 2:00 pm at the hike site; meet at the Downtown Asheboro Farmer's Market at 1:30 pm to carpool to the site.
Sunday January 5 – Hike to Quartz Mine and Cedar Rock Mountain. 
Sunday February 2 – Hike from Mundo Vista at Camp Caraway.
Sunday March 8 – Hike on Loop Trail at Mount Shepherd.
Sunday April 5 – 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Celebration – Hike to Water Wall and Sorghum Cooker from Walker’s Creek (Permission required from NC Zoo).
Sunday May 3 – Hike to Russell Gold Mine, Uwharrie National Forest.
Sunday June 7 – National Trail Day Hike Celebration – Hike on the Franklinville Rail Trail and Visit to Historic Faith Rock.
Sunday July 12 – Hike on Purgatory Mountain at NC Zoo.
Sunday August 2 – Hike to Cooper Mountain Cemetery from Robbins Branch.
Sunday September 20 – Hike to Cooler’s Knob, highest point in the Birkhead Wilderness.
October 2020 – Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Events – Hikes on October 11, October 18, and October 25. Walks on October 10, October 17, October 24, and October 31.
November 2020 – Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Events – Hikes on November 1 and November 8. Walks on November 8 and November 14.

http://healthycommunitiesa3.com/asheboro-health-events.html

 


     

 

 

One-Stop Early Voting – 2020 Presidential Primary Election

Thursday - Friday, February 13-14

8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday, February 17- 21

8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday, February 24-28

8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 29

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Same hours of operation at all locations:

Randolph County Board of Elections

1457 N Fayetteville Street, Asheboro

Randolph Community Services Building

213 Balfour Drive, Archdale

Randleman Community Center

144 Academy Street, Randleman


Franklinville United Methodist Church

277 W Main Street, Franklinville

 


Check your registration at NC State Board of Elections - https://www.ncsbe.gov/Voters/Voter-Tools

Randolph County Elections Site  

 

Healthy Communities A3 hike schedule for 2020.

All hikes start at approximately 2:00 pm at the hike site; meet at the Downtown Asheboro Farmer's Market at 1:30 pm to carpool to the site.
Sunday January 5 – Hike to Quartz Mine and Cedar Rock Mountain. 
Sunday February 2 – Hike from Mundo Vista at Camp Caraway.
Sunday March 8 – Hike on Loop Trail at Mount Shepherd.
Sunday April 5 – 50th Anniversary of Earth Day Celebration – Hike to Water Wall and Sorghum Cooker from Walker’s Creek (Permission required from NC Zoo).
Sunday May 3 – Hike to Russell Gold Mine, Uwharrie National Forest.
Sunday June 7 – National Trail Day Hike Celebration – Hike on the Franklinville Rail Trail and Visit to Historic Faith Rock.
Sunday July 12 – Hike on Purgatory Mountain at NC Zoo.
Sunday August 2 – Hike to Cooper Mountain Cemetery from Robbins Branch.
Sunday September 20 – Hike to Cooler’s Knob, highest point in the Birkhead Wilderness.
October 2020 – Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Events – Hikes on October 11, October 18, and October 25. Walks on October 10, October 17, October 24, and October 31.
November 2020 – Mayor’s Fitness Challenge Events – Hikes on November 1 and November 8. Walks on November 8 and November 14.

http://healthycommunitiesa3.com/asheboro-health-events.html


 


2020 RANDOLPH COUNTY TAX LISTING

Beginning Thursday, January 2, 2020

All persons, farms, business firms and corporations in Randolph County are required by North Carolina law to list all personal property except tagged (registered) vehicles for taxation before midnight, January 31, 2020.  Please note that tagged (registered) vehicles will be listed for you by the Tax Department.

Fill out your listing form at home and return in an envelope by mail to avoid standing in line or drop it in our night deposit box located outside the office. Mail before midnight, January 31, 2020 to avoid a 10% late list penalty on personal property, with the exception of tagged (registered) vehicles.   Late list penalty begins February 1, 2020.

Extension must be requested before January 31, 2020 and granted until April 15, 2020. Extensions may be emailed to taxextension@randolphcountync.gov.

YOU MAY LIST AT THE RANDOLPH COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING - 725 MCDOWELL ROAD, ASHEBORO, N. C.  27205-7370 - Monday thru Friday, beginning Thursday, January 2 thru Friday, January 31, 2020 from 9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P.M.

PLEASE BRING YOUR LISTING FORM

NOTE: The schedules and guides for personal property values will be available for public review during the month of January at the Randolph County Tax Department.

Randolph County Tax Department website

posted 12/17/2020
 


Randolph County Emergency Services

It's almost that time again, so mark your calendar! Our annual "Fill the Ambulance" food, toy and clothing drive is set for Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (weather permitting), at the Randleman Wal-Mart.

We will be there to collect:
 > New unwrapped toys (for all ages)
 > Toiletry items (especially for teens)
 > Non-perishable food and drink items
 > New clothing for ages newborn to 18
 > Monetary donations.

Make this Christmas Special for Someone Who Matters! We want our ambulance to overflow.


Notice of Public Hearing

posted 11/15/2019

Thursday, November 21 - Special Public Hearing Meeting - Randolph Health

6:00 pm in the Randolph County Historic Courthouse Meeting Room, 145-C Worth Street, Asheboro, North Carolina

(notice) (packet) (financial documents)

November is National Adoption Month

Posted November 5, 2019

Randolph County DSS has scheduled an informational session on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM at Randolph County Social Services, 1512 North Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC to promote awareness and the need for foster and adoptive homes. We hope that those interested will attend the session to find out more about this ever-growing need in the community and eventually accept the challenge of becoming a Randolph County foster/adoptive home. 

Adoption awareness ribbons and informational materials are available at Randolph County DSS. Anyone interested in these materials or setting up a display should call 336-683-8036. 

Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life by becoming a foster and/or adoptive parent? Contact a Foster Care Licensing Social Worker at your local DSS. In Randolph County call 336-683-8062 or email foster.adopt@randolphcountync.gov today. For more information, visit: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/ or the Randolph County website at: http://www.randolphcountync.gov/Departments/Social-Services

 


 

 

Trunk or Treat

PLAN B-reminder: We will be using the Sheriff’s Office and Meeting Room A on the first floor for trick-or-treating (inside).

 





JOINT FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL PUBLIC NOTICE 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and North Carolina Emergency Management have received the following applications for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s consideration to provide funding in the form of a Hazard Mitigation Grant. 

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider alternatives to and provide public notices of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO 12892 also requires FEMA to provide an opportunity for public participation in the planning process and to consider potential impacts to minority or low-income populations. 

Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions. 

  1. Applicant: Randolph County, North Carolina
    Project Title: Randolph County Acquisition Project
    Location of Proposed Work: The area affected by this project consists of potentially two (2) properties located on the following streets in Randolph County: Shean Drive and Ashland Drive.

    Maps of the project areas associated with the grant applications can be reviewed by contacting Mr. Evan I. Grady at 336-318-6978. 

  2. Proposed Work and Purpose: This will be a voluntary acquisition program. For all property owners who decide to participate in this voluntary program, the properties will be acquired using HMGP grant funds. The properties will be deeded as open space in perpetuity and will be allowed to revert to their natural state.  

  3. Project Alternatives: Not taking a mitigation action is an option, but not an acceptable one. The reasoning for rejecting the No Action Alternative is that doing so will not mitigate any risks. The entire project area would remain in danger from future flood events. Without acquiring these structures, damages and the risk of potential loss of life will continue to be a threat. The second alternative is to elevate the structures. However, the most effective mitigation action is to remove the structures completely from the high-risk area, thereby eliminating any future risk to the structure. These homeowners prefer acquisition and complete elimination of their risk, so elevation is considered a less preferable option. 

  4. Comment Period:

    Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to Randolph County, Attn: Mr. Evan I. Grady, or emailed evan.grady@randolphcountync.gov by Oct. 31, 2019

    Download Notice 
     



    Apps You Want To Know: 
    A Parent’s Guide to What You May OR May Not 
    Want to Know About Your Child’s Social Media Life.
    .. 

    When it comes to your children, they are looking for you to have an open conversation with them. You may think you are invading their privacy, but you are looking out for their best interest. Don’t be scared; it will all be okay. You might end up surprising yourself on what your child tells you.    Download flyer



    2019 Randolph County Municipal Election

    Early Voting dates and times
    Early voting will be held at the Randolph County Board of Elections NEW location
    1457 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203

    Dates and Times:
    Wednesday, October 16 – Friday, October 18 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Monday, October 28 – Friday, November 1 8:00am – 5:00pm


     

    Annual Blood Drive 

    posted 7/29/2019

    Armed Services Blood Program

    They sacrifice more than what we could ever imagine, they answer a call that many of us ignore, but because of them, the US military, we are able to enjoy our everyday life. They don't ask for much, just to be supported and not forgotten.

    On October 10, 2019, Randolph County Government will be sponsoring its 10th annual blood drive to support the military. It will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory located at 1430 S. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC. It’s easy to save lives! By committing to give blood, you help ensure that blood is available when it is needed most. Give blood by scheduling your donation appointment online.

    The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is the official U.S. military blood program. Providing an opportunity for service members, their families, and civilians to support our military in a definitive, meaningful way, the ASBP is a direct connection between those who give and the sick and injured who need their help. You’ve got what it takes to save three lives with a single donation. 

    Many Randolph County citizens have served, or are serving, their country. Some of those possibly have benefited from blood donated via this program. 

    Blood donated directly to the ASBP equates to fewer units they have to purchase from an outside source. Yes, “purchase.” Other sources of blood are sold to agencies that need the supply, including to the military. Our military has already given so much; giving back to them is one way of saying thank-you for their service.

    Donations will support deployed military, Womack Army Medical Center, and other military treatment facilities within the Department of Defense. The Fort Bragg Blood Donor Center is one of more than 20 Armed Services Blood Program blood donor centers worldwide. The Armed Services Program is the official military blood program of the United States and provides a direct connection between those who give and military service members in need of life-saving blood.  

    Make your appointment today by one of the following: 

    • Using our online scheduling system located at: www.militarydonor.com and Sponsor Code: ASHE
    • Contacting 336-318-6340 
    • Contacting Amanda Varner at amanda.varner@randolphcountync.gov

    If there are any questions about deferral criteria, you can go to the website at https://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/Donors/can_i_donate.aspx .

    Medication list: http://pathology.ucla.edu/workfiles/Education/Transfusion%20Medicine/Armed-Services-Medication-List.pdf
    Medical condition list: http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/About/doc/ASBP_Medical_Conditions_List.pdf 

     

     


    Department of Social Services

    PRESS RELEASE

     

    NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE ENROLLMENT BEGINS JULY 15TH

    If you are one of the 24,000 individuals in Randolph County that receive Medicaid or help those that do, please be aware. Most people will get the same Medicaid services in a new way --- through health plans. This is called Medicaid Managed Care.” The majority of the individuals in Randolph County who receive Medicaid benefits will be mailed enrollment packets beginning June 28, 2019. The packets will include information on the new managed care system and educate beneficiaries on how to choose a Prepaid Health Plan (PHP) that will administer their services. To be clear, most Medicaid beneficiaries will need to take action and choose a health plan. If you do not choose a health plan by September 13th, a plan will be chosen for you by the enrollment broker. The enrollment packets will have the information needed to choose and enroll.

    There are new players in Medicaid Managed Care. These new players are the Enrollment Broker and the Prepaid Health Plans (PHP). A PHP is a group of doctors, hospitals and other health care professionals. They work together to provide needed care for patients. Each PHP has its own network of qualified doctors and health care professionals. The local Department of Social Service’s basic role in determining eligibility for Medicaid does not change, but beneficiaries will need to add these new players to their contact list.

    Only the Enrollment Broker (which is a separate entity from your local DSS) can answer questions and enroll beneficiaries in a PHP. In order for a Medicaid beneficiary to keep their current doctor they should contact the Enrollment Broker, called Maximus. Maximus can help determine which plans the doctor works with, then enter the beneficiary’s choice of one of those plans. Medicaid beneficiaries can call the Enrollment Broker at 1-833-870-5500 (TTY 1-833-870-5588) between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. 7 days a week. The call is a free call. Enrollment is also available online at ncmedicaidplans.gov.

    A Medicaid family should receive one enrollment packet per household. The packet will explain which family members need to choose a PHP and Primary Care Provider (PCP).

    After a beneficiary enrolls in a plan, the PHP will send them information and a new Medicaid card. That card will be used to get health care services. For those who live in Randolph County, the deadline to enroll is September 13, 2019. On September 16, 2019, PHPs and PCPs will be automatically assigned for those that did not select a PHP or PCP with the Enrollment Broker.

    For information about Medicaid eligibility, contact your local DSS. For more information about choosing and enrolling in a health plan, call Maximus directly at 1-833-870-5500.

    What do you need to do?

     

 

 

 


The Randolph County Register of Deeds Office, Board of Elections and Veterans Services Office will be closed Monday, July 29, 2019 for building maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Randolph County Fire Service Advisory Council

The Randolph County (NC) Fire Service Advisory Council will hold its regular (quarterly) business meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 6:00 pm. 

The meeting will be held at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters, located at 760 New Century Drive, Asheboro.

All meetings are open to the public.



Tax Listing

Beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2019 All persons, farms, business firms and corporations in Randolph County are required by North Carolina law to list all personal property except tagged (registered) vehicles for taxation before midnight, January 31, 2019. Please note that tagged (registered) vehicles will be listed for you by the Tax Department. 

Fill out your listing form at home and return in an envelope by mail to avoid standing in line or drop it in our night deposit box located outside the office building. Mail before midnight, January 31, 2019 to avoid a 10% late list penalty on personal property, with the exception of tagged (registered) vehicles. Late list penalty begins February 1, 2019.

Extensions must be requested before January 31, 2019. Extensions are granted until April 15, 2019. Extension requests may be mailed to taxextension@randolphcountync.gov.

YOU MAY LIST AT THE RANDOLPH COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING AT:
725 MCDOWELL RD—ASHEBORO, NC 27205
Monday thru Friday, beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2019 thru Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 9am to 5pm

PLEASE BRING YOUR LISTING FORM

NOTE: The schedules and guides for personal property values will be available for public review during the month of January at the Randolph County Tax Department.

Tax website

 

 


2018 News


Governor's Volunteer Service Award - Deadline 12/14/2018   

NC Commission Volunteerism community service

The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is a division within the Office of the Governor of the State of North Carolina that encourages community service and volunteerism as a means of problem solving across the state.

 

Nomination Process

 

  1. Each NC county has a designated person who serves as the coordinator for the Governor's Volunteer Service Awards program. 
         
    Randolph County
         
         United Way of Randolph County
         363 South Cox Street
         Asheboro, NC 27204
         336-626-6643
         emitchell@uwrandolph.org

  2. Each year, the county coordinator solicits for nominations.  Deadline to have to the coordinator is December 14th.
  3. Any individual, family, group/team from the public, nonprofit and private sector may be nominated.
  4. All nominations are submitted locally to the county coordinator.
  5. A local selection committee reviews and evaluates the nominations and forwards up to ten of the highest ranked nominations to the Commission.
  6. Upon nomination review by the Commission, recipients of the Governor's Volunteer Service Award are determined.
  7. A statewide panel reviews and evaluates nominations for the Governor's Medallion Award for Volunteer Service and determines which volunteers will be an award recipient.

Here you will find the 2019 Governors Awards application, it is in a fillable PDF format, it explains the eligibility and the submission requirements, please complete and save the PDF.  Email the completed form as an attachment to emitchell@uwrandolph.org.

 



Come Hike and Walk with Healthy Communities A3

Walks will begin at 9 a.m. at the designated park.

  • Saturday, Oct. 20: Walk at Creekside Park, 214 Park Drive, Archdale.
  • Saturday, Oct. 27: Walk at Presnell Park, 5129 Seagrove Plank Road, Seagrove (address is considered Asheboro but is in the Seagrove area)
  • Saturday, Nov. 3: Walk at Freedom Park, 800 Hamilton Drive, Liberty.
  • Saturday, Nov. 10: Walk at Bicentennial Park, 151 Sunset Ave., Asheboro.

Hikes will meet at the Asheboro Downtown Farmers’ Market, 134 S. Church St., at 1:30 p.m. to car caravan to the site of the hike.

  • Sunday, Oct. 14: Hike in the Birkhead Wilderness in Asheboro to Cooper Cemetery.
  • Sunday, Oct. 21: Hike to the Gold Mines in the Birkhead Wilderness in the Uwharrie Forest.
  • Sunday, Oct. 28: Hike at Ridge’s Mountain Nature Preserve maintained by the N.C. Zoo.
  • Sunday, Nov. 4: Hike at Franklinville Rail Trail to the historic Faith Rock.
  • Sunday, Nov. 11: Hike at Mount Shepherd Retreat Center to the highest point in Randolph County.

For all events, dress appropriately for an outdoor walk or hike over rolling hills and potentially rough terrain on hikes. Bring water to drink and wear closed-toed shoes for comfort. If it is raining at the time of the event, the walk or hike will be cancelled.

Visit http://healthycommunitiesa3.com/ 


Hurricane Florence - posted 9/13/2018

The forecast for Randolph County has winds increasing this afternoon and tonight to 25-30mph, with gust between 35-40mph. Rain is expected to begin Friday. These conditions will last through the weekend. In total, we could see 4-7 inches of rainfall. As this time, we are not anticipating life-threatening conditions, but we are still planning for scattered trees down and power outages. The heaviest rain, thus the chance for flash flooding, could occur Saturday and Sunday. 

Randolph County will open an safety shelter at the First Baptist Church in Asheboro (133 N Church St) which is across from Asheboro City Hall. The shelter will open at 8:00PM on 9/13/2018 for any resident that does not feel comfortable sheltering at home. If you decide to come to the emergency shelter, please bring the following items:
 - Identification
 - Any prescription medications that you must take
 - Personal hygiene items
 - Pillow and blanket
 - Cards, games, entertainment
 - Any special food and snacks you may want

At this time, daily meals will not be provided unless local food establishments close due to power outages.

Although pets will not be allowed to stay in the shelter with you, we can accommodate your dog or cat in a safe, nearby location. Please bring a crate, pet food, collar, leash, and proof of vaccine. You will be responsible for the walking and feeding of your animal.


 

 


November 6, 2018 General Election 

Early Voting Dates

Wednesday, October 17 - Saturday, November 3

Asheboro – North Gate Plaza 1463 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro

Archdale - Archdale Community Services Building 213 Balfour Dr., Archdale

Franklinville - Franklinville United Methodist Church - 227 West Main St., Franklinville

Randleman - Randleman Community Center 144 W. Academy St., Randleman

Times are the same for all locations:    
Monday through Friday 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday, October 20 8:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, October 27 8:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday, November 3 8:00am - 1:00pm

 

 

 


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING
 

Monday, August 13, 2018 
6:00 p.m. 
1909 Randolph County Historic Courthouse
Meeting Room 145-C
Worth Street, Asheboro 

On July 9, 2018, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners set a special meeting for Monday, August 13, 2018,at 6:00 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse meeting room, 145-C Worth St., Asheboro, NC.  

The purpose of this meeting is to hold a public hearing upon a “BOND ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $58,000,000 AGRICULTURAL CENTER BONDS OF THE COUNTY OF RANDOLPH.”

On behalf of Chairman David Allen and the Randolph County Board of Commissioners
Amanda Varner, Clerk
Randolph County Board Commissioners 

Notice of Public Hearing BOND ORDER AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $58,000,000 AGRICULTURAL CENTER BONDS OF THE COUNTY OF RANDOLPH


NC Real ID

The identification requirements in North Carolina are changing and Randolph County has partnered with the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles to help spread the word. 

Congress passed the REAL ID Act requiring states to issue identification that meets higher security standards. REAL ID is a single form of identification that meets those standards.

In 2020, travelers without a REAL ID must provide additional identification to enter airport security checkpoints and visit most federal facilities.  In fact, some military installations have already begun to require REAL ID or alternative forms of identification to access the facility.

To avoid overwhelming lines, wait times or future delays in 2020, Randolph County and the NCDMV encourage you to schedule an appointment to obtain your REAL ID now.

To obtain a N.C. REAL ID, you must bring documentation to any driver license office that verifies your identity and current N.C. address. The complete list of requirements are available online here. You can schedule an appointment at any North Carolina driver license office by calling 919-715-7000.

If your license or ID card expires in 2020, you can renew your card as a REAL ID six months before it expires. The cost is the same as your regular renewal fee. If your card expires after Oct. 1, 2020, you can get a REAL ID for the cost of a duplicate ($13). Your expiration date will not change, but you will be able to renew your next driver license online and the gold star will remain on your card.

If you have any questions, please visit NCREALID.gov or contact Patrice Bethea at pbethea1@ncdot.gov or 919-604-1375. 

 


Randolph County Fire Service Advisory Council

Fire Service Advisory Council

The Randolph County (NC) Fire Service Advisory Council will hold its regular (quarterly) business meeting on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:00 pm.   The meeting will be held at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters, located at 760 New Century Drive, Asheboro.

All meetings are open to the public.


Social Services

The Community Partner Forum on Child Abuse is scheduled from 9 – 11 AM on April 24, 2018 at Northridge Church. In person attendance is by invitation only due to the amount of people we can accommodate and the space available. Therefore, the event is not open to the general public.

For the general public and those interested, the event will be broadcast live on the Randolph County YouTube Channel (updated 4/24)  

We have invited over 100 of our community professional partners including School(s), Child Care(s), Law Enforcement, Judicial, and Medical Professionals.

Presenters, in addition to DSS, will include:

  • Sara DePasquale, Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government at the UNC School of Government
  • Honorable Rob Wilkins, District Court Judge
  • Andrew Gregson, District Attorney  
  • Dr. Kathleen Riley, Child Medical Evaluation Pediatrician
  • A Child Abuse Survivor (now an Adult) that will share their story.

 


 


Do you ever wonder what there is to do around here? 

The Heart of North Carolina Visitors Bureau has all of the answers.
The 2018 Visitors Guide is available at  www.heartofnorthcarolina.com
Or request a copy here: http://www.heartofnorthcarolina.com/travel-tools/request-form.htm

 


 
Randolph County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council - Requests for Proposals

posted 2/16/2018

The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has studied the risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in this county and hereby publishes this Request for Proposals. The JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice in the amount of $319,622 to fund the needed programs. Such programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2018-2019 beginning on, or after, July 1, 2018.

Download complete document

In order to apply for FY 2018-2019 JCPC funding, you must complete and submit your application online by accessing NC ALLIES. Please read and follow all instructions at the following link: https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000003,002476,002483,002482,002514

After submitting the application electronically, print and submit hard copies as indicated below. Private non-profits are also required to submit No Over Due Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Statements, and proof of 501(c)(3) status. 

Suzanne Dale
725 McDowell Road
Asheboro, NC 27205  

 

The application deadline is March 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM.

Private non-profits are also required to submit No Over Due Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Statements, and proof of 501(c)(3) status.

NOTE: For further information or technical assistance about applying for JCPC funds in this county, contact Rich Smith, Area Consultant, NC Dept. of Public Safety at (704) 603-6833.  

 



Attention Veterans
posted 2/8/2018 

Veterans Officer
Do you or does someone you know need qualified representation and assistance in obtaining benefits administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs? Randolph County Veterans Services works to ensure the highest quality of claims preparation and development for veterans and their dependents with the intent of affording the claimants the benefits to which they are entitled.

Contact the Randolph County Veterans Service Office at 336-318-6909

Staff attempt to reach out to disenfranchised and unserved veterans as well as those readjusting from military to civilian life to establish working relations with local, state, and federal organizations to assist veterans and their families who are in need of medical, mental health, educational, or other services.

 

 

 

 

 


 

2017 News

Interested in Foster Care or Adoption?

Randolph County DSS has scheduled two informational sessions in November to promote awareness and the need for foster and adoptive homes. The first is on November 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Archdale Public Library located at 10433 South Main Street, Archdale, NC 27263. The second informational session is on November 28, 2017 at 6:00 pm at The Exchange located at 204 South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203. We hope that you will join us at one of the sessions to find out more about this ever-growing need in our community.

Download the "November is National Adoption Month" Press Release


For more information, visit: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/adoption/  or the Randolph County DSS Aadoption / Foster Care webpage.


  

Governor's Volunteer Service Award - Deadline 12/16/2017

The North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service is a division within the Office of the Governor of the State of North Carolina that encourages community service and volunteerism as a means of problem solving across the state.

Resources

North Carolinians have always shown their concern and compassion for their neighbors by volunteering in local communities across the state. This proud tradition of volunteerism and community service was first recognized by the Office of the Governor in 1979. 
The Governor's Volunteer Service Award honor the true spirit of volunteerism by recognizing individuals, groups and businesses that make a significant contribution to their community through volunteer service. Any person, group, or business from the public, non-profit and private sector may be nominated for an award. 
North Carolinians have always shown their concern and compassion for their neighbors by volunteering in local communities across the state. This proud tradition of volunteerism and community service was first recognized by the Office of the Governor in 1979. 
The Governor's Volunteer Service Award honor the true spirit of volunteerism by recognizing individuals, groups and businesses that make a significant contribution to their community through volunteer service. Any person, group, or business from the public, non-profit and private sector may be nominated for an award. 

Nomination Process

 

  1. Each NC county has a designated person who serves as the coordinator for the Governor's Volunteer Service Awards program.
         
    Randolph County
         Andrew Oliver, Volunteer Coordinator
         Volunteer Center
         United Way of Randolph County
         363 South Cox Street
         Asheboro, NC 27204
         336-626-6643
         aoliver@uwrandolph.org

  2. Each year, the county coordinator solicits for nominations.  Deadline to have to the coordinator is December 16th.
  3. Any individual, family, group/team from the public, nonprofit and private sector may be nominated.
  4. All nominations are submitted locally to the county coordinator.
  5. A local selection committee reviews and evaluates the nominations and forwards up to ten of the highest ranked nominations to the Commission.
  6. Upon nomination review by the Commission, recipients of the Governor's Volunteer Service Award are determined.
  7. A statewide panel reviews and evaluates nominations for the Governor's Medallion Award for Volunteer Service and determines which volunteers will be an award recipient.

 

 

Department of Social Services

PRESS RELEASE: September 2017

 

“Leaving your child home alone. What’s the right thing to do?” 

Social Workers at Randolph County Department of Social Services often receive the question: “At what age can I legally leave my child home alone?” That question often comes either at the beginning, or end, of a new school year. It is understood that most parents will eventually face the decision to leave their child home alone for the first time...whether they are just running to the store for a few minutes or working during after-school hours. Children face real risks when left unsupervised and leaving a young child unsupervised may be considered neglect. However, being trusted to stay home alone can be a positive experience for a child who is mature and well prepared. It can boost confidence and promote independence and responsibility. 

This one question should be answered with many additional questions...and some planning. Parents should consider factors such as the child’s age, physical and mental abilities, and length of the parents’ absence. Also consider the home environment or any other combination of factors that could put the child at risk.  Here are some key things to consider.

  • Age vs. maturity:  In NC there is no “legally” defined age when children are allowed to stay home alone. The question really is: “When is it okay to leave a child at home alone?” Children mature at different rates and maturity is more of a factor than age. Therefore, parents should consider the child’s physical and mental abilities to take care of themselves. Do they obey rules and make good decisions? Are they comfortable, or are they fearful, of being alone?  
     
  • Circumstances:  When and how a child is left home alone can make a difference to his or her safety and success. How long will your child be alone?  Is it be during the day, evening or night? Is food in the home already prepared so the child does not need to use a stove? Do they know who, when, and how to get help during an emergency? What does the child consider an emergency?  How many children are being left alone? Children who are ready to stay alone by themselves may not be ready to care for other children. 
     
  • Safety Skills:  Does the child know where you are and how to contact you at all times? Does the child know how to lock or secure doors? Does the family have a safety plan and can the child follow it?  Does the child know what to do if a visitor comes to the door? Does the child know the full names of their parents...as well as their own full names? Are there trusted adults nearby that can help in an emergency...or if the child becomes afraid? 

Parents should consider having a trial period to see how it goes, establish some rules and write them down, discuss emergencies and check in while away. Don’t overdo it. Even a mature, responsible child should not be left home alone too much or for too long. Consider other options such as programs offered by schools, community centers, youth, or faith based organizations to help the child stay connected and involved. 

 

 

 


Meeting - Randolph County Fire Service Advisory Committee

The Randolph County (NC) Fire Service Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, October 12 at 6:00 pm, at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters, located at 760 New Century Drive, Asheboro.



Opioid Crisis Icon

The Randolph County Commissioners hosted a County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse, Friday, August 18. If you were unable to attend the forum, a video of the forum is available for viewing on the County's YouTube channel. (agenda)


Randolph County Tax Department

Tax bills paid by 5pm, August 31, recieive 2% discount.


Randolph County Fire Service Advisory Council

The Randolph County (NC) Fire Service Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, July 20, 2016, at 6:00 pm, at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters, located at 760 New Century Drive, Asheboro, for its regular quarterly meeting. 
 


Happy 4th of July!

posted 7/3/2017

The fourth of July is upon us, a holiday that signifies a meaningful moment in U.S. history, a date that marks our official independence as a nation. Over time, freedom and independence have come to take on very deep meaning for everyone.

“They sacrifice more than what we could ever imagine, they answer a call that many of us ignore, but because of them, the US military, we are able to enjoy our everyday life. They don't ask for much, just to be supported and not forgotten.”

Did you know? When the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) cannot collect enough blood, the military must purchase products from civilian agencies, such as the Red Cross (assuming that blood is available for purchase). The average cost of blood from outside sources is about $250 per unit.   THEY SHOULDN’T HAVE TO PAY MORE THAN THEY ALREADY DO IN SERVICE.

Since 1962, the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) has served as the sole provider of blood for the United States military. As a tri-service organization, the ASBP collects, processes, stores and distributes blood and blood products to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and their families worldwide. As with any blood collection agency, their mission is to make sure that they are collecting donors, but very distinct from their civilian counterparts. This program is devoted to the military services. So, the blood they collect is devoted totally for Department of Defense use, whether that’s the warfighters who are deployed or their service families, overseas or not. So, the distinction there is that the civilian community, of course, has to support our community hospitals, etc., but the Armed Services Blood Program is really there for the warfighter and his or her family.

To register to donate blood on October 10th: https://www.militarydonor.com/index.cfm?group=op&expand=77247&zc=27205


If there are any questions about deferral criteria, you can go to the website at www.militaryblood.dod.mil and there’s a link on becoming a blood donor that lists out possible reasons that you could get deferred.


Medication list: http://pathology.ucla.edu/workfiles/Education/Transfusion%20Medicine/Armed-Services-Medication-List.pdf
Medical condition list: http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/About/doc/ASBP_Medical_Conditions_List.pdf 




Community Information Meeting Scheduled for Mega Site Water and Sewer Improvements 

posted 6/8/2017

The Greensboro-Randolph Mega Site is planned as the home for a major employer that would provide new manufacturing and supporting jobs, benefitting the entire region. As part of the Mega Site Project, the City of Greensboro will provide water and sewer system improvements to the Mega Site to further enhance and positively impact the local and state economy. 

You are invited! 

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Providence Grove High School, 5555 Mack Lineberry Rd, Climax, NC 27233 

The purpose of the meeting is to present the final design and discuss utility easements with property owners. Maps showing the Project area and water and sewer improvements will be available for review and the Project team will be available to answer questions. 

Over the past two years, the Project team completed preliminary field surveys and examinations of the properties along the proposed alignment of the water and sewer pipeline. Survey results were used to determine a final design and need for utility easements. Once easements are acquired and all permits are obtained, construction will begin.  

View press release http://greensboro-randolphmegasite.com/news/meetings
 


 

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

posted 3/6/2017

March 5-11, 2017 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina.

Visit National Weather Service for details - http://www.weather.gov/rah/2017ncswpw


Notice of Special Meetings - Budget

posted 2/8/2017

Historic Courthouse Meeting Room - 145 Worth St., Asheboro  

The Randolph County Board of Commissioners has set the following special meetings for the 2017-2018 budget planning process. They will be held in the meeting room of the 1909 Randolph County Historic Courthouse.  

 

Randolph County 2017-2018 Budget Schedule

Tuesday, May 30

6:00 - 6:40 p.m.

Proposed County Budget Presented to Commissioners

6:40 - 7:00 p.m.

Asheboro City Schools

7:00 - 7:20 p.m.

Randolph County Schools

7:20 - 7:40 p.m.

Randolph Community College

7:40 - 8:00 p.m.

Sandhills Mental Health

Thursday, June 8

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  

All County Departments

Monday, June 12

6:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Community Agencies Requesting Financial Assistance

6:30 p.m.

Fire Department Presentations

Public Hearing on County Budget

Monday, June 19

6:00 p.m.

Approve Close-out Budget Amendments for FY 16-17

Budget Discussion

Adopt School and Fire District Tax Rates

Adopt Fee Schedules

Adoption of Final Budget

  


Mega Site Duke Energy Study

 

updated 2/6/2017 

In June 2016, the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite Foundation announced its plans to partner with Duke Energy to conduct a comprehensive siting study to identify a new transmission line corridor that would minimize impacts to the community and provide a reliable source of electricity to the megasite. The siting study process is a first step to furnish the 1,500-acre megasite with a reliable and efficient source of electrical power. 

Duke Energy took great care to review and carefully consider all of the community input and expert analysis and, based on extensive evaluation, a final corridor has been selected for the future Greensboro-Randolph Megasite 100-kilovolt (kV) transmission line.  

Construction activities will not commence on the future transmission line until the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite Foundation has secured a customer for Duke Energy to supply with power. The timeline for securing a customer is unknown at this time. 

If you have questions or comments about a proposed route, contact Duke Energy at CarolinasTransmissionEnhancement@duke-energy.com  or at the toll-free phone number, 1-800-365-8979.

For more information or to see an interactive map for the Duke Energy study: http://www.power-viz.com/grmegasite/

 

 

posted 12/13/2016

Duke Energy has been conducting a siting study for a new transmission line corridor that they say will be needed to provide electricity from Duke Energy’s existing 100-kilovolt (kV) infrastructure to the megasite once a customer is secured. The study is performed by a team of scientists, planners and engineers who collect and analyze environmental, physical, real estate and land use information within the study area to identify potential transmission line corridors. The Alternate Corridor Evaluation and Comparison process is to select a corridor that will minimize impacts on homes, cultural resources, the community and the environment while meeting the legal and engineering requirements of the project.

Public involvement was an essential part of the transmission line siting study process. Community input at the public meetings helped to improve the process and provide a better result. Duke Energy expects to announce their selected route in the first quarter of 2017.

If you have questions or comments about a proposed route, contact Duke Energy at CarolinasTransmissionEnhancement@duke-energy.com  or at the toll-free phone number, 1-800-365-8979.

For more information or to see an interactive map for the Duke Energy study: http://www.power-viz.com/grmegasite/