Clerk of Court


Clerk of Court
General Court of Justice State of North Carolina


The Clerk must strive to possess the four attributes that Socrates is reputed to have required of a good judge: to hear courteously; to act wisely; to consider somberly; and to decide impartially.


Honorable Carol Allen White

Clerk of Superior Court
Judge of Probate Edgecombe County


To enrich and empower the quality of lives of the citizens we serve.

MOTTO: “Treat people like we like to be treated”

VISION: We are committed to providing courteous, efficient, the highest professional standards of customer service; ensuring accuracy and integrity in court related records management to the public, Courts, legal community, and government agencies for effective access to the judicial system.

We are a vibrant group of people, one body, but many members, each member brings a wealth of talent and team spirit, our aim is to help assist people and as a part of our efforts:

  1. To increase community understanding of issues specifically identified with Court
  2. To provide an Annual Fall Community Forum for citizens to share information
  3. To provide educational resources such as a website, newsletters, pamphlets…
  4. To enhance communication between community and the Courts.

“Thank you for visiting the website of the NC Clerk of Superior Court of Edgecombe County. Please use the navigational menu provided for quick links. We hope you find this site to be informative as well as educational. As always, we welcome your comments and your suggestions as to how we might better serve you.”

Caution Security: Each person entering the courthouse will be required to go through a security checkpoint. Please note that weapons and items such as contraband, mace, scissors and knives are prohibited.

Edgecombe County Clerk of Court

Mailing Address:
P. O. Drawer 9 Tarboro, NC 27886

Physical Address:
301 St. Andrew Street, Tarboro, NC 27886

Telephone 252-824-3200 Option 1 - Criminal
252-824-3200 Option 2 - Civil
252-824-3200 Option 3 - Special Proceedings and Estates
252-212-3102 - Rocky Mount Satellite Office

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