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Council briefed on Courthouse plans

The Darlington News & Press 18 Jun 2021
Two weeks later, we have planned at this point a mandatory bid meeting, which anybody who wants to bid on the construction – a general contractor for the Courthouse facility – will be required to meet on June 29.” “Two weeks later, any questions they may have about the bid documents would be due, and that would be July 13.

Black people worked hard for their freedom. We should teach about Juneteenth correctly. | Opinion

NJ dot com 18 Jun 2021
On June 18, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston Texas. The following day, the general made an announcement, Field Order #3, which reinforced the Emancipation Proclamation ... So if June 19 itself, the day General Granger gave Field Order #3, isn’t the cause for celebration, what is?. The meeting of General Robert E.

Juneteenth: The history, significance and celebration of a new federal holiday

Great Falls Tribune 18 Jun 2021
1, 1863, enforcement of the Proclamation generally relied on the advance of Union troops. Even after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, many parts of the Confederacy remained in rebellion or were unaware that the Army of Northern Virginia had been defeated ... Robert E ... Granger publicly read General Order No ... .

Court access in Southern California remains limited to public despite re-openings elsewhere

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 17 Jun 2021
He added the cautionary approach is for the safety of court employees, judges, attorneys, investigators and the general public ... Federal courthouses in the Central District, which includes federal courts in downtown Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, are resuming normal operations, allowing access to the general public.

Marshals Service can’t properly track threats against judges

Messenger-Inquirer 17 Jun 2021
The agency, which has been thrust into the spotlight in the last year after prolonged civil unrest in Portland and several high-profile fatal shootings by task force officers, is also charged with protecting the deputy attorney general and maintaining security at federal courthouses.

Museum of Ashe County History holds evening celebration to show off its newest exhibit

Watauga Democrat 17 Jun 2021
JEFFERSON — Crowds gathered in the halls of the Ashe County’s historic 1904 Courthouse on the afternoon of June 11, to celebrate the Museum of Ashe County History’s newest exhibit ... “We were real pleased that they turned out, and also the general public, we had quite a few from the general public that came.

Juneteenth Festival and BBQ cookoff this Saturday in Elkin

The Yadkin Ripple 16 Jun 2021
“Juneteenth was a freedom and celebration first observed on June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, when Union General Gordon Granger arrived with the news of the Confederate surrenders in Virginia and North Carolina ... “In April 1865, the surrenders of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, V.A. and General Joseph E.

Commissioners change courthouse rules and appoint new CCMH board member

The Lawton Constitution 15 Jun 2021
The mandate for masks had been part of Comanche County’s COVID-19 protocols since commissioners reopened the courthouse in mid-February after being closed to the general public in most instances since Thanksgiving 2020 ... Courthouse.

OUR VIEW: Commemorate Juneteenth

McAlester News-Capital 15 Jun 2021
We all have an opportunity to learn and grow together as a community this week. A Juneteenth Festival is schedule to start at 10 a.m. Saturday at McAlester's Michael J ... In 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, yet slavery remained in Texas ... General Gordon Granger read General Orders No. 3 ... .

Mask mandate lifted at county courthouse

The Lawton Constitution 14 Jun 2021
... reopened the courthouse in mid-February after being closed to the general public in most instances since Thanksgiving 2020.

Criminal trials in N.J. can resume this week while jury selection will stay partially remote

NJ dot com 14 Jun 2021
New Jersey can resume criminal trials in Tuesday, more than a year after juries were first suspended statewide because of the coronavirus. Priority will be given to cases where the people charged are awaiting trial in jail, according to an order from the state Supreme Court ... All courthouse services should generally resume by Aug ... .

County Budget Board adjusts general fund estimate before approving budget

Stillwater News Press 10 Jun 2021
If approved by the state auditor’s office, Payne County’s general fund expenses will be closer to $21.5 million after having the published estimate come in around $21,840,497 ...Instead of taking that out of the general ... “Generally, in the courthouse and admin building, if it’s needed it’s needed right then, not two days plus whatever,” Reding said.

Islandton woman sent to prison for swindling her boss

Walterboro Live 10 Jun 2021
By HEATHER WALTERS. A Colleton County woman who stole more than $200,000 from her employer has been sent to prison ... She has been sentenced to three years in prison, followed by five years of probation ... Circuit Court Judge Carmen Mullen sentenced Tucker to her prison term during General Sessions Court at the Beaufort County Courthouse. .

Objections raised over T.O. courthouse consolidation plan

Toronto Sun 09 Jun 2021
once the new courthouse opens, which will also house Toronto’s weekend and statutory holiday courtrooms ... courthouse saw about 8,000 matters in 2019 ... Ministry of the Attorney General spokesperson Alex Wilkes said NTC will be the most secure courthouse in Ontario, thanks to input from Toronto police.

Berkeley County Courthouse gets much needed parking

The Post and Courier 08 Jun 2021
But a new parking lot has been added, making a courthouse visit a little less stressful ... the courthouse because it was so packed.” ... “We are going to utilize that for employee parking that way we can free up general parking and all the parking spaces in front of the courthouse.” .