As the state continues its stages of re-opening, Tipton County’s government offices have also started the process as well.

Though things are beginning to re-open, the governor, mayors and local officials encourage the use of masks, washing of hands and respecting social distancing measures.

Here’s what’s open:


Tipton County

Tipton County Clerk Mary Gaither announced Tuesday the lobby at her office in Covington is now open to process motor vehicle tags and titles, business licenses, marriage licenses, notary applications and boat transactions.

“Customers may continue to utilize our drive-thru for motor vehicle renewals,” she said.

Court proceedings have once again started, but the number of people allowed in the courtroom has been limited. City courts have started rescheduling dates missed since March.

Tipton County Veterans Services is resumed operations on Monday and its service recipients are asked to make an appointment to be seen.

Additionally, the Tipton County Library re-opened this week for curbside, no-contact services.


The Town of Atoka has re-opened many of its walking and biking trails, however playgrounds, concessions stands and bathrooms, as well as the splash pad, remain closed.

The police station lobby has re-opened for limited hours each day, but town hall’s lobby are still closed.


The City of Covington will continue to hold virtual meetings through the end of June, but the Sportsplex and the city’s trails are open. Playgrounds are still closed.

Mayor Justin Hanson said he plans to re-open city hall on June 1.


The City of Munford will re-open its lobby on Tuesday, May 26.

Its trails have remained opened, but playgrounds are still closed.

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