Dr. Stephen Hefner (Image provided by Lexington-Richland School District Five)
Irmo, SC (WLTX) - Lexington-Richland Five Superintendent Dr. Stephen Hefner is recovering after having heart bypass surgery, district officials confirm.
Hefner had the surgery Friday. The district say the procedure was a "complete success" and he's expected to make a quick recovery.
According to the district, a heart catheterization revealed evidence of blockages.
Hefner has been superintendent of the district since January of 2011. Prior to taking the job, he'd served 16 years as the superintendent of Richland School District Two.