County Commissioners Raise Fees

Subpoenas and summons in Smith County will now cost more money. Monday, the Commissioner's Court voted to raise fees the county charges for serving civil paper.

Smith County had been charging 50 dollars for the service. The average in neighboring counties is 65 dollars. The vote raises Smith County Fees to the 65 dollar level.

It is the first time in the county has raised these fees in 12 years. The changes take place in January of next year.