County Mayor Tests Positive for COVID-19

October 27, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

Another county official has been affected by COVID-19

County Mayor Tim Stribling announced today (Tuesday) that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is under quarantine. His office in the courthouse is currently closed. Stribling said his two staff members have also been tested for COVID-19 but their results are not yet known. If the staff test negative, Stribling said they plan to re-open the county mayor’s office on Monday, November 2.

This announcement comes one day after Circuit Court Clerk Susan Martin announced that she and some members of her staff have also tested positive for COVID-19 and that her office is closed until Wednesday, November 4.

In making her announcement, Martin said “if someone was scheduled to be in court this week, it will be postponed until next week so if your court case is set for this Wednesday, October 28 or Thursday October 29 then you will need to come next week, November 4 or 5”.

“I am sorry for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding during this time,” said Martin.