Announcing: Managing Public Records Workshops, Spring 2019

The Government Records Section of the State Archives is pleased to announce dates for the Spring 2019 workshop series on managing public records. This workshop is free and designed for local government employees and elected officials. The workshop will cover*: Public records law Principles of records management Confidential records Record retention and disposition schedules Electronic…

New Retention Schedule Model for North Carolina Local Governments

Since 1960, when the State Archives of North Carolina (SANC) first published a retention schedule for county governments, SANC has updated local government records retention and disposition schedules as records, recordkeeping processes, and the laws governing local agencies have changed. Currently, SANC amends schedules when legal changes necessitate only a few records series to be…

New Phone Numbers for Archives Staff

Effective Wednesday, October 10, 2018, the Division of Archives and Records, including the Government Records Section staff, will have new phone numbers.  The new numbers for the Government Records Section are listed below and can also be found via the contact page located in the blog’s main menu.  The remaining Archives staff numbers can be…

Disaster Preparations

The State Archives of North Carolina is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Irma and the potential impacts it could have on North Carolina. We are encouraging all agencies to start preparation actions to help protect your records. Stabilize your records storage areas Ensure that records are a minimum of 3-6 inches off the floor.…