New Year Means New Laws for 2017

Charges filed in the death of Julius Gray.

Charges filed in the death of Julius Gray.

As a new year begins, people usually begin making new plans on how to make 2017 a better year than the past year. Things change. It’s out with the old and in with the new and that’s true with the laws in Tennessee. Several new laws took effect January 1, 2017 which makes changes to driver’s licenses, gun laws and beer laws. Those convicted of driving on a suspended licenses may not lose their licenses. The current law requires the courts to suspend those licenses, but this year, it will be up to a judge. Another change concerns gun permits. First time gun permits will be…

For complete story, see the January 11th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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