Emotions "boiled over” during the Geneva County Commission Meeting.
Commissioner Fred Hamic says a local official has violated the county's By-Laws and could be open to a lawsuit.
During a heated exchange, Hamic says County Administrator Donna Jones promoted an employee without first getting approval from the county's five member personnel board.
Sixty-five-year-old Ethlene Crews was promoted to a clerk's position in Mrs. Jones' office.
Hamic says Crews may be a great person for the job, but her promotion was done improperly.
That allegation led to an exchange with Commissioner Larry Everett.
Geneva County Commission Chairman Harry Adkison says he plans to have an internal investigation and report his findings at next month's commission meeting.