Randolph Co. drug court a go


Reposted from The Randolph Leader.com:

Randolph County has received a grant for $50,000 to establish drug courts in the county and another for $100,000 for rehabilitation services.

Judge Pat Whaley, state Sen. Kim Benefield, state Rep. Richard Laird, District Attorney E. Paul Jones, Sheriff Jeff Fuller, and police chiefs Adam Melton, Paul Showalter and Tim Terry presented the $50,000 check to the Randolph County Commission. The Drug Court Team applied for the grant through the Alabama Administrative Office of Courts to establish the drug courts in Randolph County. The goal of these courts is to assist participants in living a drug-free life and becoming productive citizens.

The Drug Court Team also applied for the $100,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Retardation. It will be administered by the Department of Mental Health for rehabilitation services in Randolph County.

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