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The Itawamba County Courthouse (FILE PHOTO by Adam Armour)

Board votes to spruce up courthouse exterior

• Members of the Fulton Community Volunteers will plant seasonal flowers and help install a park bench. The Itawamba County courthouse is going to receive a bit of sprucing up in the near future. During their most recent meeting, the Itawamba County Board of Supervisors voted to purchase seasonal plants and a new park-style bench […]

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Playing it safe: Courthouse evacuated, searched following false bomb threat

While last week’s bomb threat at the Itawamba County courthouse turned out to be a hoax — just a part of a statewide series of similar fictitious reports — Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said it was better to be safe than sorry when dealing with people’s lives. That’s why both the courthouse and many […]

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UPDATE: Courthouse cleared of bomb threat

Itawamba County law enforcement officials have given the all-clear to the Itawamba County courthouse in downtown Fulton following a Wednesday afternoon bomb threat. According to Sheriff Chris Dickinson, an hour-and-a-half search of the courthouse turned up no evidence of a bomb. Courthouse employees are expected to return to work Thursday morning. “This is just a […]

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