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Gloria R. Hayward

From the Sumter County Clerk

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In the Florida Constitution, the position of Clerk was established for two purposes.

First, there needed to be a secure place to file the land records so the Clerk became the “Public Trustee” of all records. As Public Trustee, all the records processed have to be microfilmed or imaged to ensure the preservation of the public records for future generations as this is the history of our county.  Read More

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