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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Mon, 04/22/2019
The Clerk’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina has created several new web accessible civil and criminal events in CM/ECF, which are listed under the Web Accessible heading. The events were created to comply with Section 508 of the...
Wed, 02/20/2019
On February 20, 2019, the Court approved Internal Procedures and Order of Appointment for cases arising under the First Step Act of 2018. Internal Procedures for First Step Act of 2018...
Thu, 01/31/2019
The Court approved amendments to Local Civil Rules 5.3 and 54.1, which will be effective February 1, 2019. Please go the Court's...
Thu, 12/27/2018
  Public Notice of Proposed Local Rule Changes Changes to Local Civil Rule 5.3 and Local Civil Rule 54.1 have been proposed. A summary of the changes and a marked-up version of the rules can be accessed below. Written comments on these proposed...
Thu, 11/01/2018
Please refer to the 2021 NCMD Holiday Order for information regarding the upcoming holidays.
Wed, 08/15/2018
Effective September 1, 2018, a new fee of $31.00 per record provided will be charged for reproducing and transmitting, in any manner, a copy of an electronic record stored outside of the Court's electronic case management system....
Tue, 05/22/2018
On May 9, 2018, the court approved new Standing Order 11, relating to supervised release and probation revocation proceedings in criminal cases. Please go the Court's Local...
Thu, 03/29/2018
The Court approved new Local Criminal Rule 16.2, Limitations Concerning Criminal Discovery, which will be effective April 16, 2018. Please go the Court's Local Rules and Orders page for further information.
Tue, 03/20/2018
Effective April 1, 2018, changes to the Local Civil Rules of Procedure were approved by the Court. Please go the Court's Local Rules and Orders page for further information.
Tue, 01/30/2018
Judge James A. Beaty, Jr. will retire from the court on January 31, 2018, after having been a United States District Judge since November 1, 1994, serving as chief judge of the court from 2006-2012, and as a Senior Judge since June 30, 2014. He...