Gordon residents try to get Mayor Whipple-Lue removed from office

IRWINTON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Concerned Citizens of Gordon and Mayor Mary Ann Whipple-Lue are squaring off once again in Wilkinson County Superior Court.

The group, who claims Whipple-Lue holds illegal meetings and moves city funds without consent, is trying to get her removed from office.

Monday’s hearing included testimony from Whipple-Lue, the city clerk, and two council members.

The hearing continues Tuesday morning at 9:00.


WILKINSON COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A bench trial is set for Gordon Mayor Mary Ann Whipple-Lue.

This morning around 9:00 a.m. Judge Robert Reeves heard the complaint filed by Gordon City Council Member Terry Eady.

For more than two years, the Concerned Citizens of Gordon, along with Eady, say Whipple-Lue violated open meeting laws and misappropriated city funds.

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