The Albany City commission, meeting in an executive session, voted to allow Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver to have paid administrative leave for up to 90 days. Weaver requested that action.
Weaver attended the meeting and spoke to the members. He was then asked to step out of the room.
He would not speak to reporters.
Weaver faces criminal charges for striking his wife in the face with a beer bottle two weeks ago.
Denise Fachini, the District Attorney for the Crisp County Circuit has been appointed special prosecutor for the case after Dougherty D. A. Greg Edwards recused himself.
A South Georgia community is helping one of its leaders fight the battle of a lifetime. Leesburg Police Chief Charles Moore is fighting cancer.
More than 100 Dougherty County residents got their groove on to support heart health today! Phoebe hosted a free Zumba dance workshop at Albany State University.
More than 100 people in Albany showed up to learn how they can get help for necessary home repairs.
NASCAR is at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend and two Georgia drivers will be fighting for the checkered flag.
The Cook County Sheriff's Office is investigating after getting complaints about an internet-based message circulating on several social media.