Marshall County commission approves purchase of new surveillance system
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – A bomb threat at the Marshall County courthouse in Guntersville has prompted some security changes.
The county commissioners have approved a new surveillance system at their regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday morning.
“You recall about two months ago, we had a bomb threat here in the courthouse. After we evacuated the courthouse and did a sweep, of course it turned up negative,” explained Commission Chairman James Hutcheson.
News 19 was there as law enforcement searched the courthouse high and low for a suspicious package.
The threat came in the form of a note saying a bomb was somewhere inside.
The one note causing lasting ripple effects changing courthouse security.
“We went around and we did a survey of the courthouse as far as the camera…