NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is pleased to announce that the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials, and Clerks (NACRC) has honored Tammy Theusch Beasley, New Hanover County’s Register of Deeds, as the recipient of its 2016 NACRC Public Official of the Year Award.
The NACRC Public Official of the Year Award is granted annually to one member of the association who exemplifies leadership, ingenuity and excellence in his or her office. The award recognizes quality service and long-term vision in our challenging times.
NACRC presented the award to Theusch Beasley at its 2016 Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee on June 29. Her accomplishments include opening a Register of Deeds satellite office for convenience to the community, a “Thank a Veteran” program, and offering curbside service for the office to handicapped community members. She was applauded for efforts to modernize her office while keeping costs at a minimum.
Theusch Beasley was first elected New Hanover County Register of Deeds in November 2012. Her office is the branch of local government 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. More information on Tammy Theusch Beasley and the Register of Deeds office can be found at registerofdeeds.nhcgov.com.
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