Federal Courthouse In Bryson City Set To Close - WSPA.com

Federal Courthouse In Bryson City Set To Close

Posted: Updated:
The CIAA says it continues to gather information about the fight at a luncheon that left Winston-Salem State's quarterback beaten in a bathroom the day before the league championship game. The CIAA says it continues to gather information about the fight at a luncheon that left Winston-Salem State's quarterback beaten in a bathroom the day before the league championship game.
WASHINGTON D.C. -

Federal officials are closing four more courthouses in an effort to save money on rent - in addition to six closings announced previously.

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts said Wednesday closing courthouses in Bryson City, N.C.; McAlester, Okla.; Parkersburg, W.Va.; and Jackson, Wyo., by the end of the year would save $551,000 annually. The courthouses do not have a federal judge regularly assigned there.

Patrick Keaney, the court clerk for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, says the impact of the McAlester closure would be minimal because most area cases are already heard in a federal courthouse 65 miles away in Muskogee.

The government last year reviewed 60 courthouses and announced the closure of those in Gadsden, Ala., Pikeville, Ky.; Meridian, Miss.; Wilkesboro, N.C.; Beaufort, S.C.; and Amarillo, Texas.

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • 2 Arrested After Deputies Find Child With Broken Arm, Burn Injuries

    2 Arrested After Deputies Find Child With Broken Arm, Burn Injuries

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:01:52 GMT
    Mugshots provided by the Cherokee County Sheriff's OfficeMugshots provided by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
    A child abuse call Sunday had officers arriving in the emergency room to a girl with a broken arm and the adult with her changing their story of how it happened. 
    A child abuse call Sunday had officers arriving in the emergency room to a girl with a broken arm and the adult with her changing their story of how it happened. 
  • Teen Sues SC Over License Photo

    Teen Sues SC Over License Photo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:38:19 GMT
    Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is suing South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is suing South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
  • Documents Reveal Plan to Overhaul Emergency Care

    Documents Reveal Plan to Overhaul Emergency Care

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:32:56 GMT
    Documents reveal the "politically sensitive" plan to overhaul EMS.Documents reveal the "politically sensitive" plan to overhaul EMS.
    7 On Your Side Investigations uncovered new documents that detail a “politically sensitive” proposal for overhauling the Greenville County EMS system. The plan would change the way ambulances respond in a 9-1-1 emergency and would give control of the life-saving service to the county's largest hospital chain, Greenville Health System. 
    7 On Your Side Investigations uncovered new documents that detail a “politically sensitive” proposal for overhauling the Greenville County EMS system. The plan would change the way ambulances respond in a 9-1-1 emergency and would give control of the life-saving service to the county's largest hospital chain, Greenville Health System. 
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.