Floyd County District Attorney Leigh Patterson confirmed yesterday that Floyd County Chief MagistrateJudge Mathis has resigned. District Attorney Leigh Patterson notified the GBI of complaints of "misconduct" involving Mathis.  Patterson says the allegations came to her last summer. Patterson told the Judicial Qualifications Commission about the allegations surrounding Mathis, and an investigator was to meet with Mathis earlier this week.  Mathis is not commenting on the interview or his resignation to the press.

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