BUCKHANNON — When Carol Smith was appointed interim permanent county clerk following the death of former longtime county clerk Debbie Thacker Wilfong in December 2016, she was repeatedly asked three main questions.
One of them was, “When are you going to put your records online?” she recalled last week.
Well, that day arrived on Friday, Dec. 1.
“When I first took office, right off the bat, I was asked three questions,” Smith said last Tuesday. “I was asked, ‘do you like what you’re doing? Do you enjoy your new job and position?’ and the answer to that is yes, ‘are you going to run?’ and the answer to that is
As of Friday, Dec. 1, Upshur County residents, business owners and government officials can now log on to www.upshurcounty.org, click on the ‘County Clerk’ link under the government tab and then select the ‘Online Records Search’ on the left side of the screen.
“You’re able to go to the upshurcounty.org website and follow a link to go in and look up your deeds
Smith said attorneys’ offices, abstractors
“You will have the ability to print from your own office, but you will still have to pay for the copy,” Smith explained. “There will be charge accounts.” Businesses and government officials issued
Smith said that although members of the general public won’t be issued a
“For people who use it on a daily basis, it’s going to be convenient,” Smith said. “There are people who maybe need to look at a plat that’s attached to their deed, and they can’t find their deed, and you can go in as a