Judge rules against sheriff’s lawsuit against county


DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Senior Superior Court Judge Fred A. Bishop has ruled against Dawson County Sheriff Jeff Johnson in his lawsuit against the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.

Johnson claimed the $8,273,080 budget approved by the commissioners for 2018 is inadequate for him to perform the duties of his office. He requested his budget be set at $8,961,406.

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