Macon, Jackson County Schools Terminate Man After Arrest in Georgia for Inappropriate Contact with a Minor

From Macon County Schools: “Administrators with the Macon County Public School System learned that William Pruitt was arrested on November 12th, 2017 in an incident involving inappropriate contact with a minor. The incident occurred in Columbus, Georgia. Mr. Pruitt worked as a substitute bus driver for Macon County Schools. District administrators can affirm the following concerning this situation:

  1. William Pruitt has been terminated on November 13th, 2017
  1. We are fully cooperating with law enforcement in Georgia where the arrest occurred
  1. At this time we know of no connection between this arrest and Macon County Public Schools
  1. If anyone has any information regarding Mr. Pruitt please contact the Macon County Sheriff’s Office at 828-349-2104”

According to the Sylva Herald, Pruitt was also employed by the Jackson County School system as a custodian and bus driver. He was also terminated by Jackson County on November 13th.