Lafayette County given permission to move Confederate statue - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Lafayette County given permission to move Confederate statue

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OXFORD, MS (WMC) -

Lafayette County Board of Supervisors gave permission to move the Confederate statue in front of the Lafayette County Courthouse.

The move comes with one catch, however.

The board wrote a letter to the attorney general's office to get an opinion about if they were able to move the statue. The office said yes, but the move has to be to another public location.

It's unknown when the statue will actually be moved or where it will make its new home. The statue has stood in front of the courthouse since 1907.

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