Former Fairmount mayor arrested in Bartow County

Former Fairmount mayor Steven Lee Brannon.

Former Fairmount mayor Steve Brannon, who according to officials served two terms as mayor from 2000 - 2008, was arrested over the weekend on battery charges in Bartow County.

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office had not returned calls by press time, but according to Bartow County Jail Records, Steven Lee Brannon, of 269 Irwin Mill Road SE, Fairmount, was arrested at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 on a charge of misdemeanor battery. Bond was set at $2000. He was released at 11:54 p.m. that night.