Calhoun City Administrator Eddie Peterson has been suspended from his job for 30 days following a DUI arrest over the weekend.

Peterson was suspended following a “a special emergency meeting and executive session to discuss a personnel matter of exigent circumstances timing” on Tuesday.

During the meeting the council also voted to make Assistant City Administrator Paul Worley the acting city administrator during the suspension.


According to Gordon County jail reports: Franklin Eddie Peterson, 69, of 266 Mt. Vernon Drive, Calhoun, was arrested Saturday at about 4:30 p.m.

Calhoun City Administrator, Eddie Peterson Arrested on Suspected DUI Charges.

A spokesman for the Calhoun City Police Department has confirmed the arrest and that a report will be forthcoming. (No Pic Avail).

Reports said that this happened just before 8 pm Sat. and