We had high hopes that recent community discussions about civility and fact-based debates would give us a fresh start in Martin County politics. It turns out we were naïve to think that people who operate in the shadows and break laws were suddenly going to turn over a new leaf.
Some of our Martin County Commissioners, along with their behind-the-scenes operatives, are already back to business as usual. I’m referring to an email communication I recently received that was filled with misinformation and inflammatory statements meant to divert our attention from a very real and disappointing situation we have here in Martin County.
Here’s a fact:
Two seated Martin County Commissioners (Sarah Heard and Ed Fielding) and one former commissioner (Anne Scott) were arrested and charged with criminal misdemeanor charges. According to state law, this may be grounds for the Governor to remove them from office...