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Holliman elected president of the Board of Supervisors

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—Corky Holliman has been elected President of the Board of Supervisors.

Holley Cochran / The Prentiss Headlight—Corky Holliman has been elected President of the Board of Supervisors.

Corky Holliman, Supervisor for District 1, will serve as president of the board of supervisors for the next four years. Michael Evans will serve as vice-president.

“I am looking forward to the next four years and would like to thank the board for the opportunity to serve as their president,” said Holliman.

The board spent most of the first meeting of the term with housekeeping duties of setting salaries, appointments and election of officers.

In addition to those elected by voters, Wes Daughdrill was appointed as board attorney and Les Dungan as county engineer.

Alan Buffington will serve as prosecuting attorney.

Bob Evans and Curtis Hays were appointed as county public defenders by Judge Prentiss Harrell. Their appointment will end December 31, 2019.

Supervisor Charles Reid will continue to be the county representative on the Rails to Trails board.

Supervisor Michael Evans will represent the county on the Homeland Security Task Force, and Supervisor Bobby Rushing will be the coordinator for federal, state and local grants.

Anna Keys was reappointed as the Red Cross coordinator for the county.