WELCOME TO STONE COUNTY, MS.

Gerald W. Bond
Gerald W. Bond

Chancery Clerk

Gerald W. Bond
Email: gbond@stonecountyms.gov

Mailing Address:
P.O. Drawer 7
Wiggins, MS 39577

Physical Address:
323 E. Cavers Avenue
Wiggins, MS 39577

Phone: 601-928-5266
Fax: 601-928-6464

Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Chancery Clerk Personnel:
Brian Ross
Comptroller
Phone No: 601-928-5266
Email: bross@stonecountyms.gov

Deputy Clerks:
Joy B. Danzey, Chancery Court
Stephanie Lee, Land Records
Micholyn Ramsey, Accounts Payable
Lynn Stokes, Receiving/Land Redemption/Assistant Bookkeeper
Shella Lott, Purchasing

Chancery Clerk Services:

The role of the Chancery Clerk includes maintaining records of the Board of Supervisors and of the Chancery Court. Some of the responsibilities of the Chancery Clerk include:

Clerk of the Board of Supervisors :

  • Attends all meetings of board of supervisors
  • Records the minutes of the board
  • Receives and processing claims made against the county, which necessarily includes maintaining the county's Docket of Claims
  • Assists the board in equalizing the assessment rolls of real and personal property
  • Compiles various reports on the board's behalf and submitting them to other state governmental entities as required
  • Assists the board in preparing the annual county budget
  • Submits a monthly report of all county funds to the board

County Auditor and Treasurer:  

  • Keeps accounts with each county office
  • Keeps ledger accounts of all receipts and disbursements of county funds
  • Keeps financial records for all county officers responsible for receiving or collecting money for the county, including a detailed account for debits and credits against the tax collector
  • Issues receipt warrants and properly documenting funds paid to the county
  • Collects privilege taxes and issuing privilege licenses on an annual basis  
  • Receives and disburses money on behalf of the county
  • Reconciles statements from the county depository

Public Recorder:  

  • Records and stores several documents, including all deeds, deeds of trust, and other land documents and maintains an index of said documents.
  • Records construction liens, federal tax liens, Lis Pendens and military discharges.
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C O U N T Y  C O U R T H O U S E | 323  E.  C A V E R S  A V E N U E | P. O.  D R A W E R  7 | W I G G I N S, M S  39577 | 601-928-5266