During a special called meeting, the Wayne County Board of Education voted to dismiss Southern Wayne High School teacher Anthony Williams. On Wednesday, the board members went into a lengthy closed session to conduct a personnel hearing.
Anthony Williams, a teacher at Southern Wayne High School, has been suspended since an incident that occurred in February at a basketball game. Williams was issued a citation for possession of a weapon on school property and resist/delay/obstruct public officer. The D.A. dropped all charges against Williams and will allow the school administration to handle it.
After a lengthy executive session, the board returned. Jennifer Strickland made the motion to dismiss Anthony Williams. The board took a vote with all members present voting in favor of dismissal.