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By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The first full time US district Court judge in Albany was honored for his years of service Thursday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Hodge retired in November of last year and was honored by Judge Louis Sands and the Dougherty Circuit Bar Association for his more than 30 years of service to the community.

"I don't know if it's deserving, I'm very honored Louis and I are very close friends, it's a great judge and a great man and it's been my honor and privilege to work here in Albany," said Judge Richard Hodge, U.S. District Court, Retired.

Judge Hodge was honored with a plaque and several gifts from other judges from district courts around the state

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