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January 15, 2014

BOE moves to fill vacancy

TARBORO — The Edgecombe County Board of Education moved forward with the process of filling the vacancy on its seven-member board at its Monday evening meeting.

Faye Taylor’s resigned effective Dec. 31, but will remain on the board until her seat is filled.

Taylor District 7, which includes Bulluck Elementary, West Edgecombe Middle, and SouthWest Edgecombe High.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a statement of interest and documentation of residency. Jan. 31 is the final date to submit a letter of application.

The board will review the applications prior to its Feb. 10 business meeting, and candidates are asked to come to the meeting prepared to present to the board and respond to questions. The board will select Taylor’s replacement and swear them in that night.

John Edmondson, who represented District 7 on the board from 2006 until 2010, expressed his interest in serving the remainder of Taylor’s term during the public comment portion of Monday’s meeting. Edmondson lost to Taylor in 2010.


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