Due to the stricter social distancing measures announced by local health and elected officials, the Sullivan County Clerk’s office is open only to drive-through service at Blountville. And the wait time Tuesday was about two hours — often for business not necessary due to the state’s extension of expiration deadlines.
The Sullivan County Clerk’s satellite office in Kingsport will be moving from City Hall to the former Horizon Credit Union building on Clay Street.
The Sullivan County Clerk’s satellite office in Kingsport has been in City Hall for years. It could relocate soon to a freestanding building on Clay Street.
Four people are on the Republican Party primary ballot. The winner will face the lone Democratic Party primary candidate in the county general election in August.
Party primaries are May 1. Voters in the Republican Party Primary will select on of three candidates to become the party’s nominee for the County General Election in August. The sole Democrat is unopposed in the party’s primary.
Almost all elected offices in county government are on the general election ballot in August. Party primaries are in May.
Sullivan County Clerk Jeanie F. Gammon confirmed to the Times-News that she will not seek re-election to a sixth term in the county’s upcoming elections. By close of business Monday, five people already tossed their hats in the ring as potential replacements.