Varner resigns as school superintendent

Brewton City School Board accepts his resignation and retirement during special meeting

The Brewton City School Board accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Varner and will first name an interim as the search begins for a new superintendent.

During a special board meeting Thursday at the central office Mark Manning read a prepared statement in making two motions concerning Dr. Varner's resignation.

"I make a motion that the board accept and approve one, the resignation and retirement of Dr. Kenneth Varner as superintendent effective Dec. 31, 2024; second, his request for the board to pay him the amount due to him from July 1,2024 through Dec. 31, 2024 as a lump su...