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The following deeds of trust were recorded with the Pitt County Registrar of Deeds from July 9-15.

The following deeds were recorded with the Pitt County Register of Deeds from July 2-8. Each $2 in revenue stamps is equal to $1,000 in valuation. (No fee required.)

With state and federal moratoriums on evictions now ended, local courts and legal organizations anticipate eviction cases will fill small claims court in the coming weeks.

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