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Florence Cauthen Named New County Administrator for the Montgomery County Commission

Florence Cauthen has been named County Administrator for the Montgomery County Commission. She steps into this new role after serving as Interim Administrator since January. Cauthen is the first woman to hold the position for the county and comes with over 35 years of supervisory and managerial experience. Cauthen joined Montgomery County in October 2014 as Deputy Administrator. She has…

Loss of Revenue Could Lead to Montgomery County Workforce Reduction

Montgomery County Commissioner Ronda Walker says the county may have to reduce its workforce as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. She tells Alabama News Network the county is expected to lose millions in revenue this year. Walker says the county commission has implemented a hiring freeze, asked all county departments to cut their current budgets by 10% and halted…

Will Audit of Montgomery Public Schools Stop Efforts to Bring Schools More Funding?

The Montgomery County school board has been hoping to get more funding through a property tax increase. However, an audit that uncovered more than $700,000 in misused and missing funds has at least one Montgomery County commissioner re-thinking what he thinks would be best for schools at this time. The school board wants the Montgomery County Commission to pass a proclamation…

County Commission Chairman Elton Dean Discusses Decision to Run For Montgomery Mayor

In a video message posted to social media Tuesday, Montgomery County Commissioner Elton Dean  proudly announced his bid fro Montgomery Next Mayor. Dean is the first to announce his candidacy do far. When asked about his decision to enter the race he told Alabama Network Wednesday,  that he became serious about running after his wife’s death last year. “I always contemplated…