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Union Co. director of schools back on job after suspension
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Union Co. director of schools back on job after suspension

Union County's director of schools is back on the job.

Wayne Goforth was suspended last October amid budget issues. The board of education accused him of neglecting his duties.

Earlier this year, the board voted to dismiss Goforth. He later sued the four school board members who voted for his suspension, arguing they violated the Open Meetings Act when they met with an attorney before the vote.

At Monday night's meeting, the school board voted to reinstate Goforth.

He says he's happy to be back on the job, and he's looking forward to settling back in .

"I'm looking forward to trying to patch things up and to form a good relationship with the board so that we can further the education of Union County children," he said.

Goforth's contract is effective through June 30. After that, he says his plans are unclear.

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