Governor Roy Cooper has appointed William “Bill” Wolfe to serve as a superior court judge in Judicial District 7C (Edgecombe and Wilson).
The courthouse and clerk of superior court’s office remain open.
It includes transcript-related amendments approved on November 17, which are effective for cases that are appealed on or after January 1.
This award is the highest honor given by the Judicial Branch.
The order replaces the expired order issued on December 14, 2020, and is effective today, January 14, 2021.
Five judges were formally installed in a virtual ceremony in the courtroom of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
Only people with business at the courthouse will be allowed to enter. Masks or face coverings and social distancing are required.
In addition, all in-person civil district court cases scheduled for January 15 have been continued.
26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) Extends Postponement of Non-Essential In-Person Hearings
This Mecklenburg County order will be in effect from January 11 until February 11.
Face coverings are required and social distancing must be observed.
ADVISORY: North Carolina Court of Appeals Ceremonial Investitures to be Held Virtually on January 14
The media and the public may watch the ceremony on the Judicial Branch YouTube channel.
All appointments effective January 1, 2021.
Governor Roy Cooper today announced judicial appointments to the North Carolina Superior Court and to the North Carolina District Court.
Chief Justice Paul Newby Appoints Judge Andrew T. Heath as the New Director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts
Judge Andrew T. Heath's appointment is effective today, January 8.
Pitt County district courts will resume court scheduled for January 14.
Chief Justice Paul Newby became the 30th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
She is the first Native American female chief district court judge in the State of North Carolina.
The swearing-in occurred at the Carteret County Courthouse and was administered by Chief Justice Paul Newby.
Chief Justice-Elect Newby, Associate Justice-Elect Berger, and Associate Justice-Elect Barringer will be invested in a virtual ceremony.
Paul Newby Becomes the 30th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and Head of the North Carolina Judicial Branch
Chief Justice Newby took the oath of office shortly after midnight, administered by Judge Andrew Heath.