Monthly Archives: January 2015

Brown lashes out against Barlow after losing chairmanship

The antagonistic relationship between commissioners Steve Brown and David Barlow got a new chapter last week as Brown was voted out of his chairmanship in favor of Charles Oddo. Brown responded in a letter Friday in which he doubled down on previous accusations that Barlow frequently makes racist comments around his colleagues. Brown said in…

Chamber picks Carlotta Ungaro as new president/CEO

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce announced Friday it has hired economic development veteran Carlotta Ungaro as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer, replacing Virginia Gibbs, who retired in December after ten years with the chamber. Ungaro, originally from Ellaville just north of Americus, is currently president of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce…

Fight over district voting is headed for a trial

The 11th District Court of Appeals, in a decision filed Wednesday, has decided to “vacate and remand” the decision made at the district court level to award summary judgment against the Fayette County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education in favor of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP and ten African-American Fayette County…

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