Kay Allen

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

Kay Allen, the disgraced, imperious former Columbia County tax commissioner who ran roughshod over the county and the officials who were helpless to stop her for longer than most can remember, may have withdrawn from the public gaze, but her presence continues to haunt the county. What do you expect from somebody who spent most […]

From Whistleblower to Candidate

From Whistleblower to Candidate

Now that former Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has resigned following accusations that she improperly profited from contracts to collect taxes for Harlem and Grovetown, there is a familiar face hoping to fill her seat. Former Chief Deputy Tax Commissioner Dwight Johnson, an employee of the tax commissioner’s office for 15 years and the […]

The Demise of Kay and Charles Allen

The Demise of Kay and Charles Allen

Tax Commissioner Kay Allen and her husband, District 3 Columbia County Commissioner Charles Allen, are no longer a political powerhouse. In a deal negotiated behind closed doors with the Columbia County Board of Commissioners, the Allens both agreed to resign from their positions effective immediately. For months, allegations that Kay Allen improperly profited from tax […]