From staff reports
Dedication ceremonies for the new Marietta Municipal Court are scheduled for 2 p.m. today on the corner of Third and Butler streets. The dedication event will be followed by public tours of the facilities until 5 p.m.
More than 10 judges from surrounding counties are expected to be in attendance for the ribbon-cutting ceremonies and tours.
An unveiling of a wall of portraits featuring all of the past municipal court judges will also be part of the ceremonies.
In addition, Marietta High School art students have put up a display of their art work at the court.
On Friday morning a Driver's License Restoration clinic has been scheduled for those who have lost their license and cannot get it back without paying reinstatement fees.
Drivers having trouble obtaining the necessary fees can meet with a representative from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles who will let them know what is needed to have their driving privileges restored. Local attorneys will also available to assist individuals with paperwork to set up a payment plan.
Construction on the $3.3 million-plus project to renovate the former Ohio Bureau of Employment Services building into a municipal court began in June 2011 and was completed in May of this year.