Constables monitor traffic at courthouse. More than 2,000 items collected at entrances

Published by Ironton Tribune.com, Thursday 19th January 2012 “In 2011, more than 200,000 people walked through the Lawrence County Courthouse’s two entrances. And so did more than 1,800 knives. Thanks to the seven diligent courthouse constables and their metal detectors and wands, not one knife or other unauthorized item got past security. The metal detectors…

Courthouse gets metal detector in lobby

Published by Daily Home, by David Atchison, Saturday March 3rd 2012 “PELL CITY — After a security expert recommended more than a decade ago that the county position a metal detector in the main lobby of the courthouse, one is finally there. “Anything court related, you have to go through that metal detector,” Presiding St. Clair…