Former chief financial officer for the city of Columbus Milton Rawle will spend up to 20 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty Monday to embezzling nearly $290,000 in city funds.
Columbus’ new Chief Financial Officer Deliah Vaughn came to City Hall this week facing an uphill climb.
Columbus has hired Deliah Vaughn, a health services controller in Tunica County as its new chief financial officer.
Of the five candidates who applied by Monday evening’s deadline to be Columbus’ next chief financial officer, only one meets the minimum criteria in the city’s job advertisement, multiple sources confirmed.
Columbus Chief Financial Officer Milton Rawle resigned Tuesday night, a week after he returned from an unpaid suspension for failing to comply with job performance standards.
The city plans to pay a former Columbus certified public accountant $100 per hour to handle chief financial officer duties while Milton Rawle serves a four-week suspension.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday to hire Golden Triangle Regional Waste Management Assistant Director Lloyd Price as the county’s new chief financial officer.
Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren’t underpaid.
Kenneth Hughes filed a tort claim alleging that he was wrongfully fired on May 12 by former superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell for “his having reported illegal activity which negatively affected school district finances for Columbus Municipal School District.”
The fate of the vacant Lee Middle School property is a step closer to being decided. The Columbus Municipal School District will host two open houses at the end of September.