Courthouse and Offices in County Complex to be Closed to In-Person Business Starting Wednesday

December 15, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

Due to increasing active numbers of COVID-19 locally, the DeKalb County Courthouse and County Complex County Offices will be closed to in-person business starting Wednesday, December 16.

“The DeKalb County Government continues to monitor developments and updates from federal and state public health officials related to the coronavirus. There is a rising concern with the increasing number of positive cases of COVID-19 throughout DeKalb County as well as the State of Tennessee,” said County Mayor Tim Stribling.

“Beginning Wednesday December 16th, the DeKalb County Courthouse and the main entrance of the County Complex County Offices will be locked in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in DeKalb County,” he said

“Employees are still reporting to work but residents who need to do business with them are urged to call first. Signage is posted on doors with phone number of each office for people to call. They will inform you how your business will be handled. The County Clerk’s drive thru window is open”.Stribling continued.

County Complex County Offices:

County Clerk 615-597-5177

Register of Deeds 615-597-4153

Trustee 615-597-5176

Assessor of Property 615-597-5925

Courthouse Offices:

County Mayor 615-597-5175

Circuit Court Clerk 615-597-5711

Clerk and Master 615-597-4360

Election Commission 615-597-4146

Recovery Court 615-215- 8690

“There is a high level of awareness to get this pandemic under control. We must renew our efforts to protect each other through social distancing, sanitation, hygiene, and masks as we all take steps to undo this spike in COVID cases. It is the right thing to do. No one is safe. I cannot stress enough how serious this pandemic is and everyone needs to do their part in helping to limit the spread of this virus,” said County Mayor Stribling