Leland Mitchell, Franklin County Board of Supervisors member and Chairman of the Franklin County Broadband Authority passed away early this morning. Leland was the longest serving member of the current Board of Supervisors where this past January Mr. Mitchell began his fifth term. Mr. Mitchell was first elected to the Board of Supervisors representing the Snow Creek District in November of 2005 where he has continued to serve since taking office in January of 2006. Mr. Mitchell’s colleagues elected him as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors in 2020 where he helped navigate the County during the early months of the Covid pandemic. During his tenure on the Board... View full media announcement here.