Former Cottondale High School Principal turns himself over to authorities

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Ken Granger, left, turns himself into Jackson County Jail accompanied by attorney LaDray Gilbert

Ken Granger, left, turns himself into Jackson County Jail accompanied by attorney LaDray Gilbert

MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB)—Former Cottondale High School Principal, Ken Granger, has turned himself over to authorities following allegations of misconduct while holding his position as Principal.

Granger turned himself in at the Jackson County Jail Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. 

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Granger is facing charges of soliciting a romantic relationship with a student by an authority figure.

According to our newspaper partner, the Jackson County Times, Granger submitted his resignation as principal on December 1, 2019. His resignation was effective immediately.

Granger was also running for Supervisor of Elections in Jackson County. On Friday he held a news conference and announced he was dropping out of the race.

Jackson School officials and the Jackson County Sheriff’s office have both declined to comment on the case.

This is a developing story. News 13 will have more details as they become available.

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