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Catawba County Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the hire of Dr. Dan Brigman as the system's next superintendent, effective July 1.
Brigman currently serves as superintendent of Macon County Schools in far western North Carolina.
He will make $160,000 as CCS' superintendent, according to a four-year contract the board approved Monday night.
To read more of this story, pick up the Tuesday print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.