Powell plans to quit, return as county boss

In letter, Franklin County judge cites pension benefits

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 1:32 a.m.

Franklin County Judge Joe Powell announced Wednesday that he plans to resign March 1, then return to office to finish his term, though he didn’t explain how this would be accomplished.

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