July 7, 2013
Douglas County Courthouse
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County commission to meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday
Douglas County officials may have to sacrifice some of the historic character of Lawrence's century-old county courthouse to comply with the state's new concealed carry gun law.
Douglas County commissioners gave their blessing today to Baldwin City's plans to issue $5 million in industrial revenue bonds to finance construction of a fiber-optic broadband network in the community.
Move comes in wake of pumpkin patch application for southeast Douglas County
Proposed moratorium stemmed from southeast Douglas County pumpkin patch
Douglas County commissioners looking to review measure adopted in January
Within in the county's 2014 budget is $44,102 in new funding for The Shelter Inc., an agency that provides services to juvenile offenders and children in need of care.
Measure expected to cost county $32,500 next year
Hearing on budget set for July 31
County learns of surprising 1-percent increase in overall valuation as process starts