At this morning’s Upshur County Commissioners Court meeting, the County Business Maintenance Supervisor Charles Daniel was fired.
Officials say Daniel allegedly took 4 county jail trustees with him to Sam’s Club in Longview and left them unattended while he went inside. Daniel is also accused of letting a trustee use his cell phone. Daniel, who had been employed by the county for 19 years, was fired with a 3-0 vote. Tim Saxon was named interim maintenance supervisor. Applications will be accepted for the position until January 15.
Also at this morning’s Upshur County Commissioners Court meeting, Eric Fisher resigned as County Road Engineer. Danny Thompson was named the Interim Road Engineer.