Former clerk files federal suit against Jones

Gail Harness of Clinton, a former deputy clerk in the Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk’s office, has filed a federal lawsuit against William T. Jones, alleging her rights under the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment — “to be free from discrimination on the basis of sex in public employment” — have been violated.

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A lone voice speaks up in the void

Anderson County Commissioner Jerry White (center) tried to explain why he voted “no” to the motion to table all discussion concerning litigation Anderson County is now facing.
It came early and it took the wind from sails out of what a lot of people were expecting: Discusssion on alleged misconduct by Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William T. Jones.

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Who’ll lead the fight against opioids?

County has options in legal dealings with manufacturers

Johnathan Taylor, a representative of Lieff, Cabraser, Heinmann, and Bernstein, addressed Anderson County Commission Monday night, reiterating how important “a seat at that table is.”
With the discussion of sexual harassment allegations tabled at the advice of outside legal council, the Monday night County Commission meeting shifted in a different direction.

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