About

Register of Deeds Lynn Lewis has had the honor and privilege of serving Pamlico County citizens since 2002 when she first came to work in the Register of Deeds office as a Deputy Register. She    was promoted to Assistant Register in 2005 and was first elected as your Register in November, 2012. She is currently serving in her 2nd term as Pamlico County Register of Deeds.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN OFFICE

  • Digitized all real estate records going back to the formation of the county in 1872, ensuring they are all available for viewing and retrieval online
  • Implemented an online vital record ordering system
  • Implemented an online marriage license application submission form and installed a marriage license application kiosk within the office
  • Implemented a new electronic birth registration system (EBRS) which allows customers to obtain birth certificates from Pamlico County even when born in another NC county
  • Implemented a property fraud alert system called Property Check which notifies citizens when documents have been recorded that contain their name
  • Began a program called “Thank-A-Vet”, which allows veterans to receive discounts from participating businesses after recording their military form DD214 in the Register of Deeds office
  • Began electronic recording of real estate documents making the recording process time-saving and efficient
  • Digitized and computerized all military DD214s dating back to 1920s
  • Digitized and computerized Record of Incorporations dating back to 1887
  • Started an on-going restoration process of oldest marriage records; restoration of births and deaths to follow
  • Obtained professional certification through the North Carolina Association of Registers of Deeds for the Register and staff
  • Donated old records that had met the retention schedule to the Pamlico County Heritage Center instead of destroying them; thereby, preserving our local history

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC WORK

  • District VII Chair, NC Association of Registers of Deeds
  • Member, North Carolina Electronic Recording Council
  • Advisory Council Member, NC Cooperative Extension Pamlico County Center
  • Advisory Council Member, Local Government Federal Credit Union
  • LGFCU Fellow 2016, UNC School of Government
  • Pamlico Community College Foundation Alumnus of the Year 2018
  • Board Member, Friends of the Pamlico Library
  • Member, Pamlico County Historical Association
  • Volunteer, Operation Veggie Box!, a non-profit community garden organization
  • Past Participant in the Goose Creek Island Homecoming Play

EDUCATION

  • Register of Deeds Certification & Advanced Register of Deeds certification from the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Association of Registers of Deeds
  • Associates Degree in Office Administration, Pamlico Community College
  • Business Application Certificate, Pamlico Community College
  • Pamlico County High School graduate