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Courthouse loses telephone service


October 24, 2019

Courthouse telephones went into a sixth business day of no service Tuesday morning with negotiations near complete on getting a new provider via the internet. Lance Bishop, county information technology director for the past six months, said he is working with Granite Net to convert to the new system which will be delivered via fiber optic lines which already provide internet service for the county's computers.

Bishop said he has been considering a change of providers for several months.

Bishop said the failure of the courthouse service last week evolved from a request to Century Link to de...

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