Harry Sanders resigns as Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President


LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- In a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday morning, District One Supervisor Harry Sanders steps down from his role as President of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors; however, he did not resign from the board completely.

Sanders began the meeting by announcing his resignation as Board President, but he chooses to keep his spot as the District one supervisor.

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District 3 supervisor John Holliman is now Board President.

In a 3-2 resolution Supervisors Jeff Smith, Leroy Brooks, and Trip Hairston called for Sanders to resign from the Board completely.

WCBI reached out to Sanders, Holliman, and Hairston, all three had no comment.

All county business has been pushed back to the next meeting on Monday, June 6th.

Supervisor Smith says it will be hard to conduct county business until this issue is resolved.