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The tale of two judges lives on in dedication of law library

| Hansen Hasenberg
The law library at the Santa Rosa County Courthouse has a new name. On Thursday, June 1, county officials, lawyers, judges and many others attended the dedication of the law library in honor of former judges Colie Nichols Jr. and Woodrow Melvin. The two judges played prominent roles in Santa Rosa County’s judicial history.
Retired Judge Colie Nichols Jr. laughs during the Santa Rosa County Courthouse’s law library dedication. The law library was named in honor of Nichols and another former judge, Woodrow Melvin.


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