Defense attorneys in Lowndes County will soon have more dedicated space to confer with their clients in the courthouse.
Oktibbeha County is looking to strengthen security at what’s been described as a “very dangerous” courthouse as it prepares to house two chancery judges for the first time in years.
If the sale of the Randolph Lipscomb property on the corner of Sixth Street and Third Avenue North is to be completed, the old house where the late Columbus attorney lived and practiced law will have to go.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors moved a step closer to acquiring the old Lipscomb building, located on the corner of Sixth Street North and Third Avenue, during its regular board meeting Monday.
The Monroe County courthouse in Aberdeen has reopened following its closure Monday after someone threatened to attack the building.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to comply with a court order from the district’s three chancery court judges to ban firearms from courthouse grounds when court is in session.
An order from Chancery Court Judge Dorothy Colom for new security measures left Lowndes County supervisors mulling over possible ways resolve the problem in a less costly way.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to purchase a parking lot and building near the courthouse.
A candidate for Lowndes County circuit clerk has raised $30,200 for her campaign, according to campaign contribution forms filed at the courthouse.
Ravi Perry and Paris Prince went to Oktibbeha County’s courthouse Wednesday and filed their marriage license with the government, a mundane task couples complete on a routine basis.