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Record day, with 400 cases in TC District Court Friday

District Court Judge Jason C. Disbrow on the new bench in Tabor City District Court on Friday, Columbus County Clerk of Court Jesse Hill on the right. (Deuce Niven, TLT)


     More than 400 cases on the docket for District Court in Tabor City Friday likely set a record for the facility, Clerk of Court Jesse Hill said.

     Water damage from recent floods and a faulty water pipe forced extensive renovations inside the courthouse, cancelling sessions in January and February, those cases continued to this session.

     Hill said Tabor City town government “did a fantastic job” with the renovations, replacing carpet with flooring, building a new bench for the judge, clerk and witnesses, and painting the facility.

     Look for more on this story in the next Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.

Clerk of Court Jesse Hill, left, directs people into the Tabor City District Court Building Friday morning. (Deuce Niven, TLT)