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County Manager Blaine Williams Discusses Decision to Resign

Blaine Williams

Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams is stepping down from his position. The surprising announcement came during a commission meeting on Wednesday. Williams discussed his decision with WUGA. He says several factors were involved in reaching that conclusion. He cites increased time with family weighed heavily in his plans to resign.
Williams has served as county manager for eight years. You can hear more from Williams on Athens News Matters.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!