A last-minute effort by Tri-County Electric’s embattled board to fire the co-op’s chief executive and top attorney was thwarted Friday by a judge’s restraining order protecting the executives from retaliation.
Tri-County electric cooperative members should kick out the board at Saturday’s special meeting. Board members took advantage of their neighbors by calling extra meetings so they could collect $450 for each one.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is impressed with rookie tight end Ian Thomas. Newton connected with Thomas for the rookie's first NFL touchdown pass on Thursday against the Miami Dolphins at Bank of America Stadium.