New Point native Linda Hunley of Mathews has been appointed as a deputy clerk in the Mathews County Circuit Court clerk’s office. She began her duties on Jan. 2.
As deputy clerk, Hunley will be responsible for assisting the public with all types of records, including applications for marriage licenses or gun permits or divorces or other civil procedures. She will be recording deeds, accepting and filing paperwork in lawsuits and appeals from lower courts, helping with probating of wills, and carrying out many other duties.
Hunley is not new to the court system. Since 1975, she has worked for a number of area attorneys, including the late Don Bowman, Tom Bowen, Conrad Bareford and Jim Sease.
“This office has always been very helpful and accommodating and public-friendly,” she said. “I’m lucky they’ve given me a shot.”
She said she knows her way around the clerk’s office and understands its purpose. Over the years she’s gained knowledge of record handling in all aspects of t...
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