The field of candidates is made up of board members Arnold Burris Sr.
and Vernon Stubblefield, as well as challengers Bobby Mayberry, Mary Coleman, Delbert Irish, Erica Wells, Owen Terry Jr. and Torey Purchase.
...Burris, a deputy sheriff for Alexander County, has served 16 years on the school board, currently serving as board president.He's
fifth four-year term.
said the school district has overcome financial troubles."Now we are in the black and students are showing progress," he
said. "I want to continue what we started," said Burris, adding that he wants to be involved in the hiring of a new superintendent.