Lee County High School football coach Burton Cates resigned on Wednesday, according to reports from the Lee County High School Booster Club on Twitter.

Cates won a state championship at Eastern Randolph (where they named a stadium for him) before coming to Sanford nine seasons ago, and he amassed a 24-3 record with the Jackets over the last two seasons.

This developing story will be updated as more details are available.

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