The new year has brough a new look for the Braxton County Courthouse. Trees, believed to be well over 100 years old, were removed just before the new year. Planning for the move has been in the works for some time after the trees were identified as deteriorating when they were professionally trimmed approximately four years ago.The move was criticized by some, but the County Commission, on the advice of experts who also said the trees couldn’t be saved, believed they were presenting a hazard to the general public and were forced to proceed with the removal . . .
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