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Angie Cornett Resigns from the Bartow School Board

The move follows the former vice chairman's Dec. 28 arrest at Walmart in Cartersville on a reckless conduct charge.

Updated 3 p.m.

Cornett cited "personal and family reasons," according to her letter of resignation, attached, which was obtained by WBHF-AM 1450.

Original Report

Bartow County school board District 3 rep and vice chairman Angie Cornett today resigned her position on the board of education, Superintendent John Harper confirmed by phone.

"We will proceed with an election," Harper said, after directing Cartersville Patch to read the Cartersville newspaper for the information we were attempting to gather. It's not clear if it'll be a special election, as Harper said that would be up the Elections board.

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Katherine M January 04, 2013 at 04:49 AM
Jay, not true. She was an elected official and these actions happened during her service. She also is now a public personality due to her arrest and nantionwide media attention. No different that Casey Anthony - you can publicy criticize Angie all you want
Pamela Troisi January 04, 2013 at 02:20 PM
Sorry Jay, your wrong. Any further negative comments about her can not result in a charge of slander/defamation. That's only is the statements are willfully and intentionally false and intended to cause harm. Everything being said about Angie is true and well documented. You see we have this thing in this country called the constitution and the first amendment protects your right to free speech.
Jay January 04, 2013 at 02:50 PM
Thanks for the nice "Social Studies" lesson guys. Who knew. I personally choose Not to criticize anyone publicly because that's just who I am. Y'all have fun. Peace out.
steve January 04, 2013 at 02:59 PM
If she has a bad record at school board then this was indeed another incident on top of the other things but i dont know her history. If she has mental are anger issues then yes she should go and that goes without saying.
JSE January 05, 2013 at 03:30 AM
d1- You sound really intelligent....Why don't you run for her position?

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