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Couple back at school

Board votes to reinstate Cothrens
The Clay County Board of Education agreed in closed session Monday to reinstate Rex and Mary Cothren, school employees on suspension after being charged with furnishing alcohol to minors during a party at their Towns County, Ga. home in October.
“Based on extenuating circumstances, additional information and extensive legal advice I recommended that the Cothrens remain on leave without pay for the rest of the semester and then reinstated,” Clay County Schools Superintendent Mark Leek said. The board agreed.
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By Lorraine Bennett Staff writer

Clay County Progress

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