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Columbus City Council approves payment of sheriff’s legal fees

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus City Council approved paying thousands of dollars in attorney's fees to lawyers who represented Muscogee County Sheriff John Darr. 

After meeting Tuesday afternoon, the council voted unanimously to pay $33,440 to Darr's attorneys as part of his lawsuit against the city over his department's budget. 

Sheriff Darr is one of four elected officials suing the city over their budgets. 

At this point, the city has either spent or been billed for $1.75 million in litigation with Darr.   

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