Board votes 'no' on McClung

Bondurant and Billy show support for the superintendent

For the second time the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted 4-3 last Thursday to not renew the contract of Superintendent Michele McClung, but School Board President Danny Benjamin says he will bring the vote back to the table for a third time.

"I plan to bring it back up," Benjamin said. "I've talked to a lot of citizens and they want us to renew her contract."

The school board held a special meeting Wednesday (Oct. 18) at the central office in Brewton, however, McClung said she was not invited to attend. Results of that meeting came after deadline for this edition.

At its Aug. 21...