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Courthouse security improvements continue
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Members of the county’s Budget and Finance Committee met at the courthouse Wednesday morning to observe people entering and leaving Judge Bart Stanley’s Circuit Courtroom. County commissioners have started improvements to courthouse security, including installing a metal detector at the front door and only allowing visitors, including lawyers, to enter the courthouse through the front door.Attorney Ryan J. Moore said, “Overall I think the increase in security measures are a good idea. However, three nearby jurisdictions, Putnam, Coffee and DeKalb counties that I have been to do not require lawyers to pass through the metal detectors.

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