Kellie Lockerby, vice chair and at-large member of the Gloucester County School Board, resigned from the board Friday. At Tuesday night’s school board meeting, which was held in the T.C. Walker Education Center auditorium, Lockerby provided a statement regarding her decision to step down from the board.
“I wanted to take this opportunity to publicly announce my resignation,” said Lockerby. “My family is moving out of Gloucester County so I will not be able to continue to serve.
“This was actually a very easy decision to make,” continued Lockerby. “Especially after the last meeting. The entire time I have been on the school board it has been utter chaos. Then you add the threat of death? Easy choice.”
Lockerby was referring to the board’s July 11 meeting, which was locked down for nearly two hours after several armed men had been spotted at the meeting and eventually detained outside the auditorium by Gloucester County deputies. Four men were charged with possession of firearm...
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