GATES COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Gates County Superintendent Dr. Barry Williams confirmed a principal in the school district was placed on leave.
Williams said that Central Middle School Principal James Woods was placed on administrative leave.
The superintendent was not able to say why the principal was on leave.
However, the Gates County Sheriff tells WAVY-TV there is an ongoing investigation by the School Board in regards to alleged misconduct.
Williams said Woods has worked for the school for four years.