PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – Mercer County’s Prosecuting Attorney George Sitler has resigned.
According to Mercer County Commissioner Bill Archer, Sitler submitted is his resignation on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Archer says they will have a meeting on October 13, 2020, to figure out who to proceed further. Archer went on to say that it will have to be a republican because Sitler was a republican.
Sitler took a job as an assistant prosecutor in Kanawha County, and his last day in Mercer County will be October 31, 2020.
Sitler released the following statement: “It has been an honor to serve the citizens of Mercer County as the Prosecuting Attorney, but I have been offered a job in the Kanawha County Prosecutor’s Office and it is time to for me to move on to this new opportunity. ”