Bonny Carter Sentenced
A former Childersburg City Councilwoman who pleaded guilty to Bank Fraud and Money Laundering receives her sentence. 61-year-old Bonny Jean Carter will spend two years and nine months in prison. She will also repay $37,200 to SouthFirst Bank and $949,287 to the bank's insurance company. Federal prosecutors say Carter took the money from the Sylacauga branch of the bank over the course of 10 years while employed there. Carter pleaded guilty to the charges in December. She will report to prison on May 13.