Ledbetter named county manager

The Spalding County Board of Commissioners on Monday night announced the hiring of Steve Ledbetter as county manager. Ledbetter, who currently serves as mayor and chief executive officer of the city of Woodbury, will start his new job on Aug. 16. Ledbetter replaces William Wilson Jr., who retired June 30. From left are Commissioner James Dutton, Chairman Clay Davis, Ledbetter, Commissioner Rita Johnson, Commissioner Gwen Flowers-Taylor and Commissioner Ryan Bowlden.