Hickory schools superintendent withdraws candidacy for education job in Ga.

HICKORY, NC (WBTV) - Hickory Public Schools will keep its superintendent for another year.

Dr. Lillie Cox has pulled her name out of the running for the top school job in Dekalb County Georgia.

That district has 97,000 students. Cox was one of three finalists for the Georgia post.

Dekalb officials say Cox pulled out in part because of media coverage of her contract negotiations.

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