NEW HANOVER COUNTY – North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has appointed New Hanover County Register of Deeds Tammy Beasley to serve as a member of North Carolina’s State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB).
“I am so honored to be appointed to the state’s advisory board and have the opportunity to serve citizens in a greater capacity,” Beasley said. “I work hard every day for New Hanover County, and it is humbling to see that my leadership and innovation is being recognized across the state and the nation.”
Beasley’s term is effective Sept. 16 through Oct. 18, 2018, according to an announcement made by New Hanover County officials on Monday. According to the announcement, Beasley’s recent accomplishments as New Hanover County’s Register of Deeds include initiating a ‘Thank a Veteran’ program and a curbside service for handicapped citizens, opening a satellite office for the convenience of the community, and modernizing the Register of Deeds office while keeping costs down.
In July, the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials and Clerks (NACRC), named Beasley as named the 2016 Public Official of the Year.
SHRAB is the central advisory board for historical records planning and project assistance in the state of North Carolina. The board is responsible for assuring that the objectives of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission are implemented in North Carolina.
Beasley was first elected as New Hanover County Register of Deeds in November 2012, according to New Hanover County officials. The New Hanover County Register of Deeds Office is responsible for recording, indexing and storing authentic and official copies of public records, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, DD214’s and property transfers.
As the official custodian of legal records, the Register of Deeds’ office records over 1,000,000 pages of legal documents, 4,000 marriages, 12,000 deaths and 10,000 births yearly. Records maintained by the office date back to 1728.
For more information about Beasley and the Register of Deeds office visit the New Hanover County Register of Deeds website.
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