Ronnie White told a Telegram reporter on Monday afternoon that he never said Thursday night that he was quitting the town of Little River-Academy as mayor and that he only resigned as municipal judge. However, the City Council has a special called meeting at 7 p.m. tonight to discuss Ronnie White’s verbal resignation last week as mayor, Interim Mayor Drew Latham said.
After Ronnie White gave his verbal resignation as mayor Thursday night, Little River-Academy’s interim mayor, Drew Lanham, said Friday the decision-making will no longer be done by one person. Instead, it will be six people and community’s input that will make decisions that are best for the community, Lanham said.
Mike Hoyt turned in his resignation effective Friday to Mayor Ronnie White after only four months on the job, leaving Little River-Academy once again without a police chief. Hoyt was hired in April and officially started the job on April 21. Two weeks ago Hoyt, also the Calvert Police chief, originally told the City Council he would stay until the end of August, but White said Friday Hoyt told him he couldn’t handle both jobs anymore.
Little River-Academy Mayor Ronnie White, who also serves as the municipal judge, admitted Friday he is under investigation by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct after Police Chief Frank Poole filed a complaint against