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Decatur county commissioners suspend warden; also working on budget

Decatur County Prison Warden Elijah McCoy has been suspended, with pay, Decatur County Commission Chairman Dennis Brinson confirmed Wednesday. Brinson said McCoy’s suspension from work was related to an “internal investigation” but said he could not elaborate further. Commissioners made the decision to suspend Warden McCoy during a closed session at the end of their regular meeting on Tuesday morning,… Read More »

County commissioners: we need to work with better with city

Decatur County Commissioner Russell Smith, who called out county officials’ digging up of Bainbridge City Manager Chris Hobby’s  utility bills as a ‘personal attack,’ also said Tuesday night he believed relations between the county and city governments were actually better than they may seem. Before commenting on the need to work together, however, Smith had an impromptu question… Read More »