Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Graham, NC 27253
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THE PUBLIC ASKS: How much are county’s new attorneys to be paid?

QUESTION: What are the salaries of Alamance County’s incoming county attorney and its new assistant county attorney?

ANSWER: According to Alamance County’s personnel office, Ragan Oakley joined the county’s legal team as the county’s new assistant attorney earlier this month with an annual salary of $100,000.

Meanwhile, an even greater payday awaits Floyd “Tripp” Isenhour, III, who has been selected to take over as the new county attorney. Although the Virginia practitioner must first obtain his law license in North Carolina, Isenhour has been offered a starting salary of $140,000 when he assumes his new role in Alamance County – a transition that the personnel office has tentatively scheduled for July 1 of this year. As a point of comparison, the county’s prior legal counsel, Clyde Albright, was pulling in $129,307.13 a year when he was summarily sacked by Alamance County’s commissioners in October – after more than 14 years in the county’s employ.


THE PUBLIC ASKS: Have a question about a matter of public record? Call The Alamance News at 228-7851; write to the newspaper at P.O. Box 431, Graham, NC 27253; or e-mail alamancenews@mail.com.

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