Updated Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 a.m.
The Moore County School Board has reinstated the embattled schools superintendent, after four board members resigned.
The board voted suddenly Thursday to buy out the contract of Superintendent Bob Grimesy, who is popular among parents, teachers and government officials.
State Representative James Boles called for the resignation of five board members.
Multiple media outlets report that a smaller school board voted 4-1 last night to reinstate Grimesy.
Wednesday, June 8
Pressure is building on Moore County School Board members after the Board voted to fire the county's popular Superintendent.
Without explanation, the school board voted 5-to-3 Thursday to fire Robert Grimesey.