The historic building, made of brick, and located just a short distance from where high school football games used to be played on Friday nights, was a complete loss.
All that remains now inside and outside the hull of the building is charred debris.
Memories of the historic building remain etched in the minds of many in the community and reminded many of the devastating fire that destroyed the historic
One of those who remembers the fire at the courthouse is
She compared the latest fire to the one at the courthouse.
"It's another devastating loss for our community -- so sadly reminiscent of our courthouse fire, tragic," Hudson posted recently on Facebook.
More than two dozen firefighters from the
As of Monday, local and state authorities still had not been able to establish an exact cause or where it might have started, according to
"The grounds were cleared last week," Wright told The Union-Recorder via email Monday afternoon. "An electrical engineer is supposed to be revisiting the site this week."
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