By Jamie Gardner
The Appling County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Following the first of two closed-door sessions for personnel purposes, a motion was made by Commissioner Ronnie Rentz to advertise for and hire an assistant road superintendent. Commissioner Charlie Leggett seconded Rentz’s motion. Chairman Lewis Parker called for a vote and Rentz and Leggett voted in favor of the motion. Commissioners Sarah Boatright, Theodore Wilkerson and Jasper Tomberlin opposed the motion.