LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Jefferson County School Board Superintendent Carl Bethune has announced his retirement to the county's board of education. His last day of work will be May 31.
Georgia Hunter, a retired Jefferson County teacher and a current school board member, said Bethune's announcement was unexpected.
"I know the citizens of Jefferson County are going to miss him for his long years of service. We all talked about how we appreciated having him and working with him," Hunter said.