After the Tri-County Electric board was caught enriching themselves while customers paid high rates, more than 1,500 co-op members successfully voted to oust the board in a historic meeting August 18, 2018.
More than 1,000 customers showed up Saturday morning for a vote on whether to fire Tri-County Electric Cooperative's board. Records showed the board members had spent thousands on committee meetings and bonuses.
Around 200 people showed up for a last-second Tri-County Electric Co-op board meeting on August 17. The board wouldn't appear so customers, workers, media and the Calhoun County sheriff found them in a separate room.
During a pre-trial hearing where Jim Harrison's attorney, Reggie Lloyd, had hoped to argue to have the charges against Harrison dismissed, special prosecutor David Pascoe produced evidence in the case against Harrison.