A lot of folks in Dawson are relieved today, after they voted their indicted and suspended mayor out of office.
The man he beat-- twice-- will retake the office.
There have been many strange twists and turns with this office in recent years. Robert Albritten, who served as Dawson's Mayor for years, is about to take office again.
Christopher Wright became one of the youngest mayors in Georgia in 2012. He beat Albritten again in 2014.
In between, Wright was nearly killed in an ambush shooting at his home.
Then, earlier this year he was indicted on rape and child molestation charges.
People say they always thought it was clear that Albritten is best for the job and last night proved it.
"He's aggressive enough to move the city forward and that's what we need," said Alyce Smith.
"I'm excited because I think he really deserved the job and I think he will make a better person doing the job," said Mittie Allen.
Albritten will be sworn in January.
As for Wright, his trial is anticipated to start early spring.
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A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for the potential of up to 1 inch of snow and very low wind chill factors for the 1st part of Wednesday.
One person has died after being injured in a wreck Tuesday morning in Lowndes County.
Albany-Dougherty Emergency Management officials were preparing for the snow that's moving into our area on Tuesday.
A high school teacher has been arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation and sexual assault by persons with supervisory authority.
Many organizations are on standby as temperatures are on their way back down. Several shelters will open ahead of Wednesday's cold weather.