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School system hires new superintendent
Bearden will start in September
CUMMING -- Jeff Bearden was introduced Wednesday as the new superintendent of the Forsyth County school system. During a meeting Wednesday, the Board of Education approved a three-year contract with Bearden, who is leaving his post as superintendent of Rome City Schools. His tenure will begin Sept. 2, about a month after the 2014-15 school year begins, and will run through July 30 2017.