In a 4-3 vote Randall Little was named interim superintendent of the Escambia County school system Thursday afternoon.
Two candidates had expressed an interest in the interim position – assistant superintendent Little and assistant superintendent Mary Bess Powell.
Board members Mike Goolsby, Cindy Jackson, Danny Benjamin, and Jack Crutchfield voted for Little.
Chuck Brooks, W.J. Grissett, and Sherry Digmon voted for Powell.
Superintendent Billy Hines announced in September that he will retire December 1.