The Beaufort County Board of Education has named Jeffery Moss the district's new superintendent, pending an agreement on an employment contract.
The school board voted 9-2 Thursday for Moss. Board members Laura Bush and Michael Rivers voted no.
Moss is currently the superintendent of the 9,850-student Lee County School District in Sanford, N.C.
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