Dougherty County School Board postpones DePaul interview

DCSS board postpones interview with candidate

ALBANY — The Dougherty County School Board’s called meeting Friday afternoon has been postponed, due to the illness of Board Chairperson Carol Tharin.

The meeting was intended to begin the interview process of permanent superintendent candidate Sam DePaul, who is currently the superintendent of the Colquitt County School System.

Officials say the interview will be rescheduled for early next week.

Duffy plans to run again in Lee County

LEESBURG — Lee County Commissioner Ed Duffy said Friday he has reversed his earlier position and now plans to seek a third term as District 3’s representative on the county governing board.

“I’m 80, but I still feel I have something to contribute,” Duffy said. “There are so many things going on with the county right now that I believe I need to seek another term to see these things through.”

Qualifying begins Monday.