New Economic Develoment Chief IN Etowah County

Etowah county has a new economic development director — Marilynn Lott — who has a similar job in Randolph county. Lott will make $95,000 a year. County commissioners also got a spending update. The county is running about $150,000 in the hole. One reason — buying tablets for use in elections. The state will repay some of that money.