Chattooga County Probate Judge Jon Payne told AM 1180 that the Courthouse will be closing today at noon due to electrical problems.  Hopefuly the problems will be resolved this afternoon and the courthouse will re-open tommorow morning on schedule.  Stay tuned to AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio for more details as they become available.

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Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters told AM 1180 that the cause of the electrical problem at the courthouse was an older fuse panel.  Winters said that Superior Court and the Probate Judges offices were the main areas affected.  An electrician has been brought in to fix the problem.  Winters said that sometime after 3 PM this afternoon their should be word on if the problem is resolved.  Stay tuned to AM 1180 for updates.

Winters also stressed that all other county offices outside the courthouse are not affected by the courthouse closing.