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Baker County School Board recall falls flat

NEWTON, GA (WALB) -

An effort to recall three of the five Baker County School Board members falls flat. Friday, a judge ruled against a group of citizens who wanted to get rid of Brenda King, Chasity Moye  and Sharon Heard.     

He said they offered no evidence that the board members committed any malpractice while in office.    

"The judge threw this out and actually told the applicants that they gotta have some evidence. You can't recall somebody because you don't like them. You can't recall them because you don't like what they're doing, or that you think that they're wrong," said Tommy Coleman, Baker County School Board Attorney.     

A group called the Baker County Community Council collected three hundred signatures on a recall petition. Leaders claimed those board members didn't follow meeting rules, fired good teachers, and hired unqualified workers.

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