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BoE still sifting through candidates for superintendent
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STAR teacher Gail Bonds and STAR student Caelb Ingram were honored during the BoE meeting as well. - photo by Jeff Whitte

The Bryan County Board of Education is still sifting through candidates to replace outgoing Superintendent John Oliver, BoE Chairman Eddie Warren said Thursday.

In all, 32 applicants are seeking the job. The BoE has interviewed eight.

"We’ve got a lot of good candidates," Warren said. "We’ve just got to make sure we hire the right one."

As Bryan county's top school official, Oliver, who has spent 43 years in education and the past 26 in Bryan County, made $148,724.15 in 2011, according to He became superintendent in 2009 after the board bought out the contract of former Superintendent Dr. Sallie Brewer.

Read more in Saturday's Bryan County News.

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