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Phenix City Schools: Superintendent out

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PHENIX CITY, Ala. -

FIRST ON WRBL.com - Dr. Larry DiChiara is no longer the superintendent of the Phenix City School District, a fax from the Phenix City Board of Education announced suddenly Tuesday night around 7p et. 

A short time after the news broke, DiChiara told News 3 by phone the agreement for him to leave was a mutual decision between him and the board. He is expected to be bought out of his contract but could not say more because of a non-disclosure agreement.

Dr. Rodney Hinton begins immediately as interim superintendent while the Board of Education begins the search for a new superintendent. DiChiara had lead the district for about a decade.

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James Brierton

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