[caption id="attachment_82905" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]<img src="https:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2021\/09\/PPL.-Jenkins-thanks.-1024x768.jpg" alt="" width="1024" height="768" class="size-large wp-image-82905" \/> Pictured from left: Magistrate Assistant Kim Kershner, Magistrate Assistant Hannah Hollandsworth, Magistrate Jennifer M. Dunz, Chief Justice Evan Jenkins, Magistrate Cynthia D. Broce-Kelley, Circuit Clerk Connie M. Carr and Magistrate Clerk Nancy Jordan.[\/caption]\r\n\r\nSupreme Court Chief Justice Evan Jenkins visited court employees in Pocahontas County last Wednesday to say \u201cThank You\u201d for their dedicated service to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. \r\n\r\n\u201cThe Supreme Court is very grateful to all the West Virginia judicial employees who worked so hard throughout the pandemic to fulfill our Constitutional mandate that the courts be open to all,\u201d Jenkins said. \u201cA victim of domestic violence or a child being abused, for example, needed access to the courts, and our dedicated judicial employees were there to help. It was only through their outstanding service that we were able to keep courts operating, even in the face\u00a0of an unprecedented national emergency.\u201d \r\n\r\nHe presented a special Certificate of Appreciation from the Supreme Court to the county employees.