Sources: Stanly Co. Schools superintendent resigns amid allegations of misconduct

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STANLY COUNTY, N.C. - Sources tell Channel 9 that the superintendent of Stanly County Schools has resigned.

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Sources said Bill Josey handed in a letter with his resignation Tuesday. Josey did not attend Tuesday night’s school board meeting.

Channel 9 has been investigating allegations of misconduct against Josey after learning he was in a relationship with a now former teaching assistant.

The State Board of Education is currently looking into those claims.

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