Couples file in for new no-wait marriage licenses

25-year-old Surframe Gilleylen said Monday he’s feeling “really good” about his upcoming marriage to Jachrista Madison.

Gilleylen of Amory and Madison, 23, of Tupelo were first in line Monday to take advantage of the new no-wait marriage license, which took effect July 1.

Business was mostly brisk, a random check of circuit clerks’ offices showed, as nuptials-bound couples used the new law that eliminates the three-day waiting period and premarital blood test for syphilis.