STAUNTON – Augusta County Clerk of Circuit Court R. Steven Landes today announced that former Augusta County Circuit Court Clerk John B. Davis will be honored Friday, September 3 at 5:00 p.m. at the Augusta County Courthouse Front Lawn.
Mrs. Patrice Davis and members of Mr. Davis’ Family will be on hand to assist in the dedication of a bench with a plaque honoring Mr. Davis on the courthouse portico. The bench was donated by the staff of the Augusta County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office.
In addition, Delegate Chris S. Runion, R-Rockingham County, will be presenting a copy of House Resolution 589, which was adopted by the House of Delegates on February 27, 2021, Celebrating the Life of John B. Davis. Mr. Landes will also be presenting a Virginia Court Clerk’s Association Resolution of Appreciation for John B. Davis, adopted at the VCCA’s 111th Annual Convention in August.
The Augusta County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is in downtown Staunton at the Augusta County Courthouse. The Clerk serves as the recorder of deeds and probate judge, issues marriage licenses and is the official court administrator for all civil and criminal cases. The Clerk creates and maintains all court files and records, prepares court orders and jury lists, contacts jurors and issues summons and court processes. More information about the services of the Augusta County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office can be found online at www.co.augusta.va.us/government/circuitcourt-clerk.