Tag: Earl Bullard

SLED Visits Latta Town Hall

Latta Town Council made good on its promise to request a SLED investigation into “suspicious activity” at Latta Town Hall.

According to reports, two SLED agents were inside Latta Town Hall for approximately three hours Tuesday. After a review of information gathered during the visit, SLED will determine whether a full investigation is warranted.

The investigation was requested by a majority of town council members after Latta’s change from a “strong mayor” to “strong council” form of government was approved by referendum vote last week.

Latta Town Hall was ordered sealed by town council Friday morning after the referendum vote was certified.

Crystal Moore Reinstated as Latta Police Chief

A special called meeting of the Latta Town Council Friday night voted unanimously to reinstate Crystal Moore as Police Chief of the town.

Latta Mayor Earl Bullard was not in attendance at the meeting.

Bullard fired Moore on April 15th, ostensibly for not signing seven “reprimands”, but more probably because Bullard did not agree with Moore’s lesbian lifestyle.

Latta Mayor Earl Bullard Ignores Will of the People

In his first few months on the job, Latta Mayor Earl Bullard has managed to turn this small, rural town upside down and bring it into the national spotlight by ignoring the will of his citizens.

Bullard ran unopposed for mayor in December 2013 and officially assumed office January 1, 2014.

After being elected, Bullard was quoted in local media as saying he was looking forward “to working with the citizens because the citizens are what make this town what it is.”