Updated: December 11, 2017


FLORENCE MUNICIPAL COURT WILL HOLD TWO AMNESTY DAYS THIS WEEK IN AN EFFORT TO GIVE INDIVIDUALS WITH OUTSTANDING WARRANTS AND FINES A CHANCE TO CLEAR THEIR CASES WITHOUT GOING TO JAIL. ACCORDING TO THE TIMES DAILY, AFTER A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN LAST YEAR, THE COURT SYSTEM IS HOPING THAT SEVERAL INDIVIDUALS WILL TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY THIS YEAR. CURRENTLY THERE ARE MORE THAN SIX THOUSAND WARRANTS IN MUNICIPAL COURT, OF WHICH A LOT HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR TRAFFIC CITATIONS OR MISDEMEANOR ISSUES. FLORENCE MUNICIPAL JUDGE CHRIS SMITH AND FLORENCE POLICE WARRANT OFFICER JERRY PEARSON WILL BE AVAILABLE TUESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 8 TO 9:30 IN THE FLORENCE MUNICIPAL COURTROOM ON SOUTH SEMINARY STREET.