The Robesonian newspaper reported on the District 16B event held in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the N.C. district courts. The article covers the changes in the court system since the adoption of unified courts in 1966, and offers a look at the local history of the district courts. Please continue to the full article here: Robeson County Courts Mark 50-year Milestone.
Pictured: During Thursday’s 50th Anniversary celebration of the creation of the state’s District Court system, retired Superior Court Judge Samuel E. Britt, second from right, was recognized for his service as one of Robeson County’s first three District Court judges. Presenting Britt with a photograph of his swearing-in ceremony in 1966 are, from left, Chief District Court Judge J. Stanley Carmical, Superior Court Judge Robert F. Floyd Jr., and state Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby.