County board skips manager search, selects Hardy

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By Brian Slattery

Brunswick County commissioners called off their search for a new county manager Monday night.

Two weeks was all they needed to decide Ann Hardy is all they need.

Board members had just elevated the finance director to interim manager at the May 6 county meeting, after Hardy had served a month-and-a-half as special assistant to former county manager Marty Lawing to get up to speed on county needs before he left to be Guilford County’s manager.

Commissioners made the decision after a quick debate in closed session following Monday’s county meeting.

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