Carlos L Rodgers, Jr., Chief JudgeP.O. Box 394
Statenville, GA 31648
Wife: Brenda Rodgers
Son: James Brandon Rodgers
Son: Carlos L Rodgers, III
Daughter: Brittany Thomas
Daughter: Lacey Gaines
Elected 2001-2004 & 2004-2008
Welcome to Echols County Georgia
Since elected in 2001 I have attained over 260 hours in Probate law classes and over 280 hours in Magistrate law classes threw University of Georgia and the Council of Probate & Magistrate Judges. I have also attended over 210 hours of traffic court classes and wrote the first Traffic Bench Book for Probate Judges in the State of Georgia. I have also attended over 140 hours of election classes.
I received the President’s exemplary service award for the year of 2004-2005 from the Probate Judges Council for creating the first Traffic Bench book for Probate Judges.
I was the first Judge in Echols County to install a program to put all Probate and Magistrate cases on a computerizes system to better track all cases and to have a better paper trail for audits and a quick and fast way to look up cases and records.
Since becoming Judge in 2001 my office has collected over $1,500,000.00 from fines in the probate and magistrate offices and turned over $800,000.00 to the County Government.
I helped start the first probation collection service in Echols County in 2001. In 2005 we started in house probation service to better serve the citizen of Echols County. During the last 7 ½ years probationers have collected over 35 tons of trash off the highways and dirt road in Echols County and served over 25,000 hours of community service in the county. In 2005 we collected $9,519.00 in probation fees. In 2006 we collected $30,745.21. In 2007 we collected $29,086.00. As of June 1st, 2008 we collected over $9,000.00
I have served on the Echols County Booster club for 6 years and been vice president for 3 years.
I have served on the Lake Park Chambers of Commerce for 7 years and served as vice president and president for the year 2007-2009.
I am also the Election Superintend for Echols County.Phone: 229.559.7526