Essex has new principal

Romekia Johnson will serve as the interim principal of John Essex School for the 2013-2014 academic year. Johnson, who has spent nine years on the faculty at Essex, will take the reins of her alma mater from outgoing principal Tiffany Davis.

Davis will be taking over as principal of Skyland Elementary School in Tuscaloosa.

Get a more in-depth look at Johnson and her new role Wednesday at