With the son of Gov. Nathan Deal lined up as their keynote speaker, local court officials were anticipating a packed audience for the May 2 graduation of the first four people to complete the Barrow County Drug Court program. But the woman whose agency over the past two years has played the biggest role in trying to change the lives of the former addicts said she would not attend. After her agency’s contract was abruptly terminated in February, Fawn Alexander, executive director of The Light Homeless Shelter in Winder, was stunned to learn over the weekend that two of her former Drug Court colleagues last week called into question her agency’s services and her character during a court hearing.
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