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      Lee County draws up papers for new county administrator

      Lee County Board of Commission. / Jessica Fairley

      After the first candidate rejected the job offer for interim county administrator due to health concerns, Lee County officials have chosen a replacement.

      A special called meeting was held Thursday afternoon in the Government Building on Starksville Avenue to approve a contract for Lynn Taylor.

      Taylor recently retired as the county administrator of Sumter County.

      Under her contract as interim county administrator of Lee County, she'll be paid a salary of $3,056 every two weeks for a period of six months or longer.

      "I'm very optimistic that she will accept the contract as presented and we'll have a new county administrator Monday morning," said Rick Muggridge, Lee County Commission Chairman.

      If no full-time county administrator is hired within a six month period, the contract will be extended.

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