As the County Turns

Council members back auditor as Stenger calls for his firing

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Members of the County Council are defending county Auditor Mark Tucker after County Executive Steve Stenger called for his firing amid allegations that Tucker is not qualified and has not completed any audits in his first six months on the job. The council hired former state government worker Tucker

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Stenger seeks state audit of county contract process

Contract process tainted by retribution, Stenger alleging By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger asked the state auditor last week to conduct an audit of how the county approves road and bridge projects, alleging that the County Council has tainted the process with political retribution. Besides examining how the county approves and

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