Winder’s municipal court soon will have a new judge on the bench. City finance director Leslie Henderson told the city council’s Finance & Benefits Committee last Thursday that the position is being advertised. The timing is not related to Judge June Davis’ handling of a recent case in Barrow County Magistrate Court that involved a Winder police officer who wrote a bad check to a grocery store, according to city officials. An internal investigation found no evidence to substantiate allegations of favoritism by Davis or her county staff.
For the full story, see the Jan. 16 issue of the Barrow Journal.