A new judge has been appointed to cover a Superior Court district in the East.
The Governors office announced District Court Judge J. Carlton "JC" Cole has been appointed to the Superior Court for the first judicial district. That district covers Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans counties. Cole will finish the unexpired term of Judge J. Richard Parker who will retire September 30, 2009.
Before Cole became a judge, he was a private attorney in Hertford.