By Mike Barnhardt
He stands by veterans. He is a champion for children. He defends senior citizens.
Ken White received a standing ovation Dec. 3 as his term as a county commissioner ended. Fellow commissioner Richard Poindexter made those comments as he presented White a framed photograph. The board also gave him a plaque.
“It’s been an honor,” Poindexter said.
“He has worked hard ... and been respectful of other opinions,” said Carl Humphrey.
Board member Mark Jones said that White worked for the people of Davie County, including their spiritual well being. Robert Wisecarver thanked White for his “relentless service” to Davie County.
Sworn into office that day was newcomer Terry Renegar and incumbents Jones and Poindexter.
Wisecarver was unanimously voted in as the new chair, with Jones making the motion and Humphrey the second.
Poindexter nominated Renegar as the vice chair. There was no second ...