- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Adams County supervisors are raising salaries for local court reporters.

The Natchez Democrat reports (https://bit.ly/1LydMRA ) that the raises will take effect Oct. 1, when the county’s new fiscal year starts.

The board of supervisors approved the pay schedule Wednesday.

The salary of a court reporter with less than five years of experience would increase from $40,500 to $50,500 per year. Court reporters with more than 10 years of experience would get an increase from $46,000 to $66,000.

Adams County’s contribution to the court reporters’ raises will total about $23,000. Other counties will contribute to the new salaries/

Two circuit court reporters serve Adams, Amite, Franklin and Wilkinson counties. Three chancery court reporters serve Adams, Claiborne, Jefferson and Wilkinson counties. One court reporter serves Adams County court.


Information from: The Natchez Democrat, https://www.natchezdemocrat.com/

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