Carroll County is slowly beginning to see some recovery money roll in from the flooding that happened in February 2019. Emergency Management and Civil Defense Director Ken Strachan said the county has seen some FEMA recovery money roll in.
Carroll County Board of Supervisors held a special called meeting Thursday afternoon at the Carrollton courthouse. Supervisors met with officials with Renewable Energy Solutions about their upcoming Delta’s Edge Solar Farm project.
There will be a runoff election in Duck Hill between Shernell Brown-Everett and Tommy Earl White. City Clerk Lasonja Sizemore said affidavits were still being counted this morning and the official totals had not been given as of yet.
Attorney Kelsey Dismukes, will take over as board attorney for the Town of Kilmichael.
Longtime Board Attorney Lane Greenlee told the board of aldermen Tuesday night that he wasn’t “giving them away” and would still be around when he’s needed, but he’s turning the reins over to Dismukes.
The Town of Vaiden is looking into a water rate increase for any business with a two-inch water meter. Mayor Mel Hawthorne said the Town of Vaiden was awarded a $450,000 Community Block Development Grant. However, because of the pea sized gravel that has been in the water, it’s caused problems at the town’s lagoon.
The newly-elected and re-elected Carroll County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of 2020 Monday morning in Carrollton. The board welcomed new board member Josh Hurst, representing Beat 2, and new Chancery Clerk Casey Carpenter.
The old saying goes “Give people their flowers while they are yet living.”
Thursday night in the J.Z. George High School, the Carroll County School District did just that for Superintendent Billy Joe Ferguson – they gave him his flowers.
As the 2019 comes to a close, there are changes coming in several of our county offices, and newly-elected officials will be joining those elected for another term for the official swearing-in of elected officials next week.