July 30--  The Toombs County school board has accepted the resignation of its Facilities Manager, Willis NeSmith, who is also the Mayor of Lyons.

NeSmith was hired in January to help the school board monitor construction of the new Toombs County High School and manage other school system facilities.  Bids for the new high school will be opened Thursday, August 1.

He resigned effective July 15 and his resignation was approved by the school board at its August meeting.

In other personnel actions, the board hired Neal Salter to a maintenance position, Shannon Chambers as Maintenance Supervisor, Kip Hart as the high school science instructional coach and Justin Redman as high school science teacher.