Floyd County Commissioners unanimously approved Mike Long as the new warden of the Floyd County Prison and Work Release Center this week Long has served as interim warden since Jeff Chandler resigned last year. Long said, ‘I am excited about the challenge of being the warden. I am excited about the opportunity to move forward from the interim position.

Long will begin the role immediately with a pay of $73,000 a year.

Commissioners also approved Susie Gass as the county’s new Finance Director. She takes over for Gary Burkhalter who vacated the position in after he was appointed Assistant County Manager.

Gass is a CPA and has been with Floyd County for over 10 years where she worked as the assistant finance director. She will make $93,000 a year.