Judge Jon Payne will no longer serve as municipal judge in the Town of Trion after Friday.  Judge Payne has served in the position since 1986 and now is resigning after 24 years.  The Trion Town Council accepted Payne’s resignation and agreed to hire  Judge Tracy Maddox as the new municipal court judge in the Town of Trion.  Maddox will take over from Judge Payne on May 1st.