Selma Treasurer Ronita Wade

Treasurer Sues as Selma Government Power Struggle continues

The treasurer of a city in Alabama’s Black Belt is suing to be reinstated to her position, even as city officials continue to wrangle with a budget crisis that sparked 68 layoffs. Local news outlets report Selma Treasurer Ronita Wade, placed on leave three times since 2017 by Mayor Darrio Melton, sued Tuesday in Dallas County Circuit Court demanding reinstatement….