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N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Visits County

 

Last updated 5/12/2021 at 4:12pm

Matt McGregor

N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby (center) met with court and other officials Wednesday at the Transylvania County Courthouse

N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby visited the Transylvania County Courthouse Wed-nesday morning as a part of a statewide county courthouse tour.

Over a two-year period, Newby, who began the tour on Monday, aims to cover all 100 counties in North Carolina.

After greeting Transyl-vania County officials in the courthouse lobby Wed-nesday, Newby discussed why he's visiting the courthouses, citing the state Constitution that mandates keeping courts open and making sure staff and the public stay safe.

However, he said, the pandemic has presented challenges in fulfilling that mandate....



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