CALABASH—The town has hired a new administrator scheduled to start work Nov. 16.
Hiram Marziano, currently an assistant town manager in Troy, N.C., accepted Calabash town commissioners’ job offer by phone Wednesday following a closed meeting at town hall.
Marziano is the first Calabash administrator required to pass a background check. His job performance will be reviewed at the end of 90 days, and he also will be required to pass a drug test. His annual salary will be $52,000.