December 7, 2016

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Court of Appeals held a special session in Guilford County to promote civic education and celebrate the milestone anniversaries of North Carolina's courts.

November 29, 2016

The Communications Office of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts created a video highlighting an event celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the N.C. District Courts on October 21, 2016 at the Old Beaufort County Courthouse. The event included an open house tour of the old Beaufort County Courthouse, the state’s second oldest courthouse.

November 28, 2016

A 50th Anniversary dinner event celebrating North Carolina's district courts was held in Raleigh at the NCSU Talley Center on November 10. The event featured remarks by Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin, Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee and a keynote address by former Supreme Court Justice Franklin Freeman.

November 16, 2016

Lumberton, NC - NCAOC Director Judge Marion Warren wrote a guest editorial for the Robesonian newspaper in Lumberton. Judge Warren wrote about the 50th Anniversary of the N.C. district courts and his experience as a district court judge in Bladen, Columbus and Brunswick Counties.

November 14, 2016

The Times-News in Hendersonville, N.C. honored U.S. Army veteran and Chief District Court Judge Athena Brooks over the weekend with an article about her career as a judge and veteran. In the article, Chief Judge Brooks recognizes the sacrifices of those serving in the U.S.

November 10, 2016

On November 9, the Pitt County legal community celebrated the 50th anniversary of the N.C. District Courts. WNCT-TV covered the event which honored achievements of the district courts, and provided continuing legal education training to help attorneys navigate contemporary issues like social media.

November 8, 2016

GREENVILLE, N.C. — The Pitt County legal community will gather for a luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, in celebration of the achievements of the North Carolina district courts over the past 50 years.

November 4, 2016

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.

November 3, 2016

Wake Forest, N.C. – Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby spoke to a group of approximately 300 students at Wake Forest High School on November 2. His hour-long talk covered a vast array of topics like U.S. and N.C. history, government power in relation to individual liberty, and the operations of the N.C. Supreme Court.

November 3, 2016

Wilson Times staff writer Olivia Neely attended the N.C. district courts' 50th Anniversary in Wilson on November 1. She wrote an article that covered the changes in the court system since the adoption of unified courts in 1966.

November 2, 2016

To honor the achievements of the N.C. district courts over the past 50 years, the Robeson County legal community will hold an event honoring this milestone anniversary in conjunction with a Judicial District 16B Bar meeting and seminar. 

November 1, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson will address the Kiwanis Club of Cape Fear in Fayetteville in support of the N.C. Judicial Branch’s initiative to increase public understanding of the judicial system’s role and its impact on citizens.

October 31, 2016

The Jacksonville Daily News and the Kinston Free Press reported on the District 4 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 improvements made over time in the local district courts.

October 27, 2016

The Onslow, Duplin, Sampson and Jones County legal community will gather in the old Onslow County Courthouse on Thurs., Oct. 27, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina district courts. Former district court judges will be recognized for their dedication and service to the justice system.

October 24, 2016

Beaufort County celebrated their district court's 50th Anniversary on Friday, October 21, in the Old Beaufort County Courthouse. WITN-TV out of Greenville, NC covered the event which featured presentations from Chief Judge Michael Paul, retired Clerk of Court Tom Payne, local historian Terry Rollins, and others. See WITN-TV's coverage below.

October 21, 2016

The legal community of Davidson and Davie Counties came together at a luncheon on Monday, Oct. 17, to celebrate a historic anniversary milestone – the 50th Anniversary of the North Carolina District Courts. The luncheon was followed by a special session of the Court of Appeals, which met at the Davidson County Courthouse for the first time in its history.  

October 20, 2016

The Beaufort County legal community is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the N.C.

October 18, 2016

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals, comprised of Judge John Tyson, Judge Wendy Enochs and Chief Judge Linda McGee, heard two cases which began at 2:00 p.m. in the Davidson County Courthouse on October 17. The public was invited to attend the court’s special session held in part to celebrate court anniversaries, and educate the public about the function that N.C.

October 14, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby and Court of Appeals Chief Judge Linda McGee recently sat down with the Asheville Citizen-Times to discuss the role of North Carolina's Judicial Branch, and several programs that were launched in 2016 - Celebrate N.C.

October 14, 2016

The Court of Appeals is holding a special session on October 17 which was previewed by an article in the Lexington Times-Dispatch.