Manchester School Board Drops Lawsuit Against County

city schoolsThe Manchester Board of Education met on Monday night at Westwood Elementary and approved a motion to drop the $1.56 million lawsuit against Coffee County. The vote dropping the lawsuit was unanimous.
In other board business, Director of Instructing and Student Testing Sandra Morris was appointed interim director while Director of Schools Dr. Keith Brewer is on medical leave.
The school board and the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen are scheduled to have a joint meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Manchester City Hall. Budget cuts and the possible merger referendum will be discussed.