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 Board of Supervisors

The Smith County Circuit Clerk is elected at large for a 4 year term. 

The Clerk provides a variety of services to the Circuit and County Courts as well as to the public

Circuit and County Courts
  • Keep a general court docket in which all names and parties in each case, plea, indictment, records from inferior courts on appeal, and other papers are entered.
  • Keep orders of the court which are referenced in the minute book.
  • Keep the execution docket
  • Enter a full and complete record of the proceedings of the suit

Election Process/ Voter Registration - Administrative Duties

  • Serve as a registrar for voters in the county
  • Collect a filing fee from candidates pursuing a county office or legislative seat within the county
  • Election Information (Results, candidates, etc.)

Anthony Grayson, Circuit Clerk
Anthony Grayson
Smith Co Circuit Clerk

Jury Duty

  • Notify citizens who have been selected to serve on jury duty
  • Prepare a jury list for the attorneys
  • Familiarize jurors with the courthouse
  • Receive and file all documents during trials
  • Issue subpoenas
  • Jury instructions given by the judge
  • Receive verdicts of jurors and read them in open court
  • Issue jurors a county warrant (check) and certificate of service (if needed)

Marriage Licenses
  • File a Statistical Record of Marriage with the office of vital records with the state board of health
  • Issue the marriage license
  • Collect, from applicant, a filing fee of $21 per marriage record prepared

Circuit Clerk
P O Box 517
Raleigh, MS 39153
Phone: 601 782-4751
Fax:     601 782-4007