Court back in session

Atmore District Court was in session Monday and Flomaton Municipal Court will resume its normal schedule in June on the first and third Tuesdays of each month after the Alabama Supreme Court lifted its restrictions on in-person court hearings.

However, the high court's administrative order left in place an order stating that jury trials will remain suspended until Sept. 14.

Although the court system has never been closed, the COVID-19 pandemic forced restrictions on most in-person court proceedings.

Escambia County Presiding Circuit Judge Dave Jordan sent a letter to members of the Escambia Co...