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Obituaries

James “Jimbo” Robert Burton. Jr., 56

Jimbo Burton, 56, passed away on January 23, 2014.   The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Saturday from 4-8 p.m. and on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service.

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General News

BOE delays appointing interim director; agrees to let Setterlund out of his contract

It took less than 40 minutes Saturday morning for the Wilson County Board of Education to unanimously vote to let former Director of Schools Dr. Tim Setterlund out of his contract.

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In Their Own Words: Elected officials react to today’s BOE’s meeting

Following this morning’s meeting of the Wilson County Board of Education, who unanimously voted to terminate the contract as Director of Schools Dr. Tim Setterlund, who had been on the job for only seven months, The Wilson Post attempted to contact all five of the board members to ask them the following question: “What take away lesson, if any, did you learn from the entire situation concerning Dr. Setterlund as you prepare to move forward in your search for a new director?”

 

Additionally, The Post talked to the chairs of the Wilson County Commission Budget and Education Committees for their reactions to today’s meeting, and with whose comments we begin our reporting of “In Their Own Words.”

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Live video from the BOE meeting

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POST OPINION: Director gone, time to move forward

The seven-month reign of Dr. Timothy Setterlund as Wilson County Schools director has ended.

The past nine days have been very trying for those in our school system, and we commend Dr. Setterlund for making the right decision.

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VIDEO: BOE accepts agreement


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Board returns from executive session at 11:30 mark of video.

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General Sports

FCS wins state bowling title
FCS wins state bowling title

SMYRNA -- Down 6-2 after the opening game, Friendship Christian's bowlers poured on the coal and rallied for a 19-8 victory over Pope John Paul II Saturday afternoon in the finals of the TSSAA Division II State Bowling Tournament at the Smyrna Bowling Center.

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