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(BREAKING NEWS: Thursday, 5:19 p.m.) New Principal at Wilcox Central


Members of the Wilcox County Board of Education officially assigned Duane Hale to the position of “Principal” for Wilcox Central High School during a regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday night.

Mr. Duane Hale, a WCHS alum from the class of ’95 and former Administrator for Atlanta Public Schools in Georgia, formerly served as a teacher/coach/mentor for Clayton County Public Schools from August 1, 2002 to January 1, 2010 in Riverdale, Georgia.

“He knows what WCHS could be” said Superintendant Saulsberry, “and he’s got a good vision that we’d like to see accomplished.”

Mr. Hale’s role will become effective on July 18, 2016.

(A full list of all newly hired employees, and full B.O.E report, will be featured in next week’s issue)


  1. Costella Gordon on July 13, 2016 at 5:43 am

    Congratulations Duane Hale he will do great he had a great role model his uncle Mr . Percy Luke Hale so Principal Duane Hale make your uncle proud up in heaven remember stay prayed up the devil is busy. #Wilcoxherehecome#

  2. Son L on July 14, 2016 at 5:34 am

    Congrats I hope this is the last principle they get for a long time besides a different one every year. Something had to be done and I hope this does it for 10-15 years , hope you have a prosperous school year god bless

  3. J. Miller on July 14, 2016 at 6:37 pm

    Congratulations, Coach Hale! Please know that your Riverdale family is proud of you. Continue to allow the Lord’s light to shine as you guide the youth toward their achievements and dreams.

  4. Ardatra Johnson on July 14, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    Congratulations! Go forth and be great!

  5. Dr, Tidd on July 21, 2016 at 1:17 am

    Congrats sir………………hey, I didn’t know you were from down there……………I am from Marengo County, Linden HS graduate……………A&M Bulldog also, Class of 1987

  6. Taylor on July 30, 2016 at 11:39 pm

    Congratulations classmate…I’m so proud of you and I know you are the greatest….Class of 95 stands behind you..

  7. Ashley Winchester on July 31, 2016 at 6:50 am


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