Published Thu, Jan 17, 2013 11:38 am Dateline
A Nelsonville man is headed to prison after pleading guilty to a felony assault charge.
Judge Alan Goldsberry sentenced John Mace, 31, to four years in prison.
Mace changed his plea to guilty during a pre-trial hearing Wednesday.
According to Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn, Mace tried to run over an officer with his vehicle in June 2012.