The Summerville News is reporting today that local magistrate judge Tracy Maddux has been added to a multi-defendent law suit filed in September by Rome web site operator Teresa Watson.

Watson is suing The Summerville News along with employees and former employees of the local newspaper.   Also listed in the lawsuit are local attorney Bobby Lee Cook and Superior Court Judge Kristina Cook Graham.

According to The Summerville News, local attorney Bobby Lee Cook’s lawyer has filed motions to dismiss the suit.  The newspaper along with Cook and Graham are seeking to recover attorneys fees and "other relief" from Watson.