Former Columbus schools superintendent Martha Liddell has sued to get her job back.
The Commercial Dispatch reports that the lawsuit was filed Friday in Lowndes County Chancery Court. The lawsuit names the school district as the defendant.
Liddell was fired June 17 on a 3-2 vote by the school board. The board has declined to give an official reason for her termination. No interim superintendent has been named.
Controversy has surrounded Liddell after questions were raised about her use of district funds and personnel for a private party and excessive travel. Liddell had said she reimbursed the school district and had done nothing wrong