Kay Allen

Calling BS on “No Comment”

Calling BS on “No Comment”

There may have been an occasion that ended happily and without incident when an elected official said “no comment” concerning allegations of bad behavior or illegal activity, but I’ll be damned if I can recall one locally. Once famously popular, Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean’s refusal to come clean concerning thousands of text messages back […]

Time to Draft the “Kay Allen Law”

Time to Draft the “Kay Allen Law”

It looks like she knew the vagaries of the law enough to get away with it. Either that, or former Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen just got lucky. Phone conversations with local investigators this week, and an email from the District Attorney, confirmed what I already knew: there will be no state or local […]

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roughshod over the county and the officials who were helpless to stop her for longer than most can remember, may have withdrawn from the public gaze, but her presence continues to haunt the county.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 […]