Commissioners split on firing county clerk

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Franklin County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday not to reappoint County Clerk Elaine Evans. The county will soon advertise for a new clerk.

Elaine Evans (center) stands with Franklin County Commissioners (from left) Eddie Wester, Thomas Bridges, Jason Macomson and Robert Franklin after receiving her state clerk's certification in 2017. Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday not to reappoint Evans as clerk. Not pictured is Commissioner Ryan Swails, who was not a member of the board at the time this photo was taken.
CARNESVILLE – Franklin County will soon begin looking for a new county clerk. Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday not to reappoint Clerk Elaine Evans. Elections Supervisor Gina Kesler was named interim…

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