Fuqua resigns principal post

Will now head Coastal's Brewton campus

Escambia County (Ala.) School Superintendent John Knott said the search for a new principal for Escambia County High School in Atmore will begin immediately to fill the vacancy created by Thursday's resignation of ECHS Principal Dennis Fuqua.

Fuqua, 41, who has served as the school's principal for the past seven years, resigned to take the position of director of Coastal Alabama Community College's Brewton campus. He will assume his duties at Coastal on Jan. 13.

"I will have the job posted by the first of the week and start the search," Knott said of the vacancy.

Knott said the job would be po...