Every four years, the voters of each county in the State of North Carolina elect a Clerk of Superior Court. A Rockingham County native, the Honorable J. Mark Pegram was elected Clerk of Superior Court for Rockingham County and took office on December 2, 2002. Mr. Pegram has been involved in the justice system since 1982. And currently serves as the President of the North Carolina Conference of Clerk's of Superior Court. He began his career as a police officer then a deputy sheriff and prior to being elected clerk he was with the North Carolina Attorney General's Office, Sheriffs' Education Training and Standards Commission. In Addition, Mr. Pegram assisted in the development of the current curriculum for North Carolina's Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Civil Process. "I enjoy working and helping people. Our goal here at the Rockingham County Clerks Office is to provide professional and dedicated service".
The Rockingham County Clerk of Superior Court's office employs 29 Assistant and Deputy Clerks with over 450 years of combined service. The office is divided into five separate divisions, each of which is administered by an Assistant Clerk. While it is a function of the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court to serve the public in connection with legal matters, employees of the Clerks Office cannot give legal advice. Nonetheless, it is the goal of the Office of Clerk of Superior Court to be as helpful as possible to all persons seeking its services.
The Clerks office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The mailing address is P. O. Box 127, Wentworth, NC 27375. The telephone number is (336) 634-6000. Payment methods acceptable are cash, money order or cashiers check when paid in person and money order or cashiers check when paid by mail.