The Asheville Citizen-Times says:

Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger this morning became the first government official in North Carolina to seek approval for granting same-sex marriage licenses, though the state Attorney General Roy Cooper has already indicated the licenses will not be granted.

With a crowd of about 100 in the deeds office lobby cheering them on, same-sex couples filled out paperwork for marriage licenses beginning about 8 this morning.

Here's video of an interview with Brenda Clark and Carol McCrory from last night. They were the first couple in line for an application this morning.

Read more at Towleroad.