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Finalist named for Gainesville superintendent

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GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Barrow County School System Superintendent Wanda Creel has been announced as the sole finalist for the Gainesville City Schools superintendent position.

The Times of Gainesville reports the decision was announce Friday following a called meeting of the board. Vice-Chairwoman Delores Diaz tells the newspaper that the board will be negotiating an agreement with Creel and hope to make a formal announcement at the board's Jan. 6 meeting.

The newspaper says Creel was one of about 26 applicants for the position. Current Superintendent Merrianne Dyer has said she plans to retire at the end of this school year.

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