UPDATE: Aberdeen Mayor's role in electric department discussed

By Monroe360.com

After an executive session by the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen, it was determined that City of Aberdeen Mayor Jim Ballard will remain the interim department head over the electric department. According to Ward 3 Alderman David Ewing, no vote was taken on the issue. Ewing said Ballard chose to remain in the position temporarily.

The issue was taken to executive session at the end of the meeting after the board was questioned about Ballard, who, according to Chief Henry Randle, is still under investigation by the Aberdeen Police Department, and his position at the department.

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