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"It is my sincere pleasure to serve as your County Clerk."

Sources of pride for the  McMinn County  Clerk's Office:

  • Continued Clean Audits
  • FREE Internet services 'Clerk In The Box'  to provide County Clerk servises on sites where you work or shop.
  • Cutting Edge Services Available to You 24 Hours a Day---7 days a week (with NO fee increases for over 20 years),
  • Fees That  Remain in McMinn County's General Fund
  • Saturday Hours and Online Plate Renewals, Marriage or Business to provide convenience to our citizens.

Evonne Hayes brings over  14 years of experience as McMinn  County Clerk.  Prior to her election in 2000, she was a deputy for 9 years under the guidance of Helen Haskins.   She is the daughter of Eva May Murray Hoback and the late Paul Jackson Hoback and resides at her home place in northern McMinn County. Evonne is committed to the community and has served on various committees, associations and boards over the years.  Locally, she has been an active member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church for 39 years. She is also in the Athens Community Chorus.

Evonne is a 1979 graduate of McMinn County High School.  Evonne attended the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and received her Public Administrator Certification and completed the  Government  Leadership Program from the UTK Institute for Public Service. 

During her ten year service, she has been a member of the State of Tennessee County Officials Association and has served in various capacities:  Notary Committee-Chair, Motor Vehicle Committee, Trust Committee, Business Tax Committee, Driver License Committee-Chair, the County Clerks Association and the County Clerk Organ Donor Board.

Evonne is a member of the McMinn County Records Committee, the McMinn County Insurance Committee and serves as Treasurer of the Forestry Committee.

Since elected in 2000, Evonne's  mission has been to offer the best public services possible.  The deputies have many years of knowledge and experience to assist taxpayers:  Eleven (11) full-time deputies---two (2) of which obtained their certified public administrator certification and one part time employee. 

The County Clerk's office completes work accurately and in a timely manner to fulfill contract requirements. This allows them time to offer services that are NOT MANDATED  by the state yet are offered to you as a convenience: 

1. Personal Web Portal With Quick Links for Easy Online Aaccess to Government Forms
2. Expedited Titles & Duplicates Via Contract With the State Department of Revenue
3. Passport Certifications Applications
4. Online  Driver's License Renewals
5. Online Apps for Marriage licenses
6. Online Renewals for Vehicle Registration
7. New Business Applications
8. Express Driver's License Stations Offering Duplicates & Renewals
9. McMinn County  Commission Agendas and Minutes Posted Online for Citizen's Convenience
10. Local Links for McMinn County Offices and Services

All employees are cross-trained in order to maintain steady workflow and reduce your wait time.  They care about the service you receive, and feel it most important to be your liaisons to the state and to deliver those services in a friendly professional manner.

Organ Donor Program

Tennessee Donor Services (TDS) is a nonprofit, independent organ and tissue donor network authorized by the federal government to serve 5.5 million people in 84 counties in Tennessee, 10 counties in Virginia, 3 counties in Georgia and 1 county in Kentucky.
TDS is dedicated to supporting families in our community who have lost loved ones by providing an opportunity to donate life through organ, tissue and eye donation.
We invite you to join us in our mission to save and improve lives by becoming a donor.  Together we can renew hope and transform lives.

McMinn Regional Humane Society

The McMinn Regional Humane Society (MRHS), in close cooperation with the City of Athens Animal Shelter, helps provide loving care for thousands of homeless animals every year from the city of Athens and McMinn County. This could not be possible without dedicated MRHS volunteers, wonderful support from the City of Athens Animal Shelter staff and people like you who help support our efforts. For more information about the MRHS, including contacts, hours, and location, and helping us, visit our About Us section.  Our Calendar of Events

donateOrgan donation gives life with others.  Your name on the Donate Life Tennessee Organ and Tissue Donor Registry you can help keep families together. Learn more >>

TWRA Hunting & Fishing.  Visit the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website.

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