Renita Wade

Selma City Treasurer Back on the Job by Judge’s Order

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Treasurer Renita Wade is back on the job after she’s reinstated by a judge. Circuit Judge Donald McMillan ordered Mayor Darrio Melton to reinstate Wade to the full performance of her duties as city treasurer. Wade had been on administrative leave for about eight months. She filed suit after she was removed from…

Selma City Treasurer Battle in the Hands of a Judge

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma City Treasurer Renita Wade has been on paid administrative leave for about the last six months. Wednesday morning Wade was in court — fighting to go back to work. Wade has been removed from the treasurer’s job by the mayor — and reinstated by the city council — three times. Montgomery attorney Julian McPhillips…

City Treasurer Fired by Selma Mayor Reinstated by City Council

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The power struggle between the Mayor Darrio Melton and the Selma City Council over the city treasurer continues. City treasurer Renita Wade was again reinstated by the city council after being terminated by the mayor for a second time. The vote came after a due process hearing in the council chambers Tuesday afternoon. Wade’s attorney,…