Dallas County Courthouse

Hand Grenade Scare Shuts Down Dallas County Courthouse

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Dallas County Courthouse was shutdown for about an hour Tuesday afternoon — after a woman told deputies that she had a hand grenade in her car. The woman told deputies — the grenade was one of several military artifacts that belonged to her now deceased husband. Officials decided to evacuate the courthouse because they…

Coronavirus Screening Checkpoints Set Up at Dallas Co. Courthouse

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Visitors at the Dallas County Courthouse — are now being screened for Coronavirus. Checkpoints manned by deputies — have been set up at the entrances to the main courthouse — and the courthouse annex. Hand sanitizer — protective masks — and latex gloves — are available at the checkpoints. However, before visitors are allowed to…