The county board of supervisors says the circuit court “has no authority to exercise jurisdiction over the monument at issue.”
The project was led by the county Historical Society.
Two men were killed and another was injured Thursday morning in a shooting near the courthouse in the small northern Illinois city of Kankakee…
The topic of whether to remove a Confederate monument from the Nelson County courthouse grounds has drawn heavy discussion and differing viewpoints.
The county Supervisors Tuesday decided to name the courthouse - and not the circuit courtroom - after Long on a 3-2 vote.
Despite the few hours slept the night before, the Jones family woke Wednesday morning in a haze of excitement. As they rushed through their morning routines of getting dressed and eating breakfast, 5-year-old Sebastian and 3-year-old Ryleigh couldn’t hold it in any longer. The pair danced around the kitchen and living room waving their arms around and shouting, “it’s adoption day.” Soon, the ...
A Roanoke County judge last week ordered the Confederate statue near the Roanoke County Courthouse moved — or the courthouse moved.
Either move the monument or the courthouse, according to a judge's order, passed to the county Board of Supervisors.
The county circuit court clerk narrated a video that showed the current decaying state of the existing courthouse.
The $25 million project could be paid for without a tax increase, according to a report.
The plan is to relocate about 5,000 of the Law Library's roughly 20,000 books by June 15. It will take up residence about five blocks away, and resume operations in the Virginia Room of the city's main branch on south Jefferson Street.
The county awaits architects' renderings of alternate sites for the landmark that has stood in front of the courthouse in Fincastle since 1904.
Whether by crane or court order, governmental decree or mob rule, Confederate monuments have been hitting the ground with increasing regularity ever since Nazis, white supremacists and other “fine people” shocked the nation nearly four years ago in Charlottesville, Va.
Court systems in Montgomery and Giles counties plan to re-start jury trials after a 10-month break caused by the pandemic.
RUSTBURG — Flag-draped and lined with Christmas lights, the steps to the historic courthouse in Campbell County were crowded with more than 100 people as Monday night tipped over into Tuesday morning.
Two of the four sidelined deputies are currently COVID-positive, a third was waiting to be tested Thursday, and the fourth is negative but still displays symptoms and will remain off-duty.
Franklin County is part of the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which also includes Danville and Pittsylvania County. All three localities were granted approval Nov. 25 to convene juries during the pandemic.
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Six Virginia localities are voting in November (or now, if you’re an early voter) on whether to take down their Confederate statues.