Coronavirus Updates

Threat of COVID-19 closes Lincoln County Courthouse

West Virginia

A judge’s gavel is shown in a file photo. (Credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus)

LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The Lincoln County Courthouse will close until further notice due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus. Emergency hearings will continue to be held.

Residents will be able to call county courts including circuit, family and magistrate throughout the courthouse’s closing.

The order will remain in effect until Chief Judge Jay M Hoke or Hon. William S. Thompson, judges of the 25th Judicial Circuit, issue a reopening order.

For local and breaking news, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE WOWK 13 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Don't Miss

Trending Stories