DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Darlington County Administrator Dale Surrett has been fired immediately, following an executive session Monday.
A motion was made to terminate Dale Surrett's Contract immediately, in a vote 5-3, according to Councilman Marvin Flowers, Darlington County Council.
Surrett's contract remains intact for the rest of the year and 2015, Flowers said.
The council will pay Surrett the full amount of his contract and the dollar amount for his benefits, which is an estimated $200,000.
Frank Willis has been selected to assume the duties of the administrator, in addition to his role as economic developer.