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March 7, 2006

Albany - Former Civic Center Director Mattie Goddard filed a lawsuit against the city and city manager. The lawsuit was filed in Dougherty County Superior Court on Monday.

The suit claims the city manager, Alfred Lott, intentionally and maliciously broke city policies when firing Goddard. It goes on to say Goddard wants her job back.

In the suit, Goddard claims her termination caused her severe emotional distress, humiliation and physical ailments.

Lott fired Goddard in February. Goddard had been the Civic Center Director for 17 years.

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