The tiny Dillon County town of Latta is making national headlines again, months after if first gained notoriety when its former police chief, Crystal Moore, claimed she was fired because she was gay.

Residents voted on June 24 to change the form of government, stripping Mayor Earl Bullard of much of his power. The results of the referendum were seen as a mandate to return Moore to her position, but the mayor announced he'd hired a new police chief.

Moore appeared on MSNBC Wednesday night after the hiring of another chief was announced.

The results from the referendum were scheduled to be certified this morning, according to a story posted to the Florence Morning News' website,

And if everything goes as expected, Latta residents could see changes before the end of the day, the story said. First item on the agenda is to give Moore her job back.

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