Close to 200 parents turned out for last night’s Bedford County School Board meeting.  Many of them were upset about the school board’s 4-3 decision to require masks in schools, regardless of vaccination status.    

Some people were escorted from the meeting by Sheriff’s Deputies.  School Board member Marcus Hill:  

  The majority on the school board said they were following a state law for schools to follow CDC guidance.  Hill was in the minority:

Many parents said they will send in forms with their children, to exempt them from wearing masks for medical and/or religious reasons. 

Here is the entire conversation with Marcus Hill:

WLNI · Marcus Hill 08 – 13 – 2021