Turn in Leland School Board legal battle

May 20, 2013

Judge Ashley Hines reversed a court order that reinstated former Leland School Board member Yolanda Wheatley to the board. Wheatley was defeated for re-election in November by Brandon Keith Taylor, but later sought a court order on the grounds that Taylor did not meet eligibility requirements as a candidate and that there were voting irregularities. A court ruled in Wheatley’s favor last month and declared her the winner, but the new order reverses that decision and sides with Taylor.

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