CAROLINA SHORES — The town has hired a new administrator.
Jon Mendenhall, manager of Gates County, will begin new duties as Carolina Shores town administrator April 1.
Mendenhall succeeds former town administrator Mike Hargett, who resigned in November to start a new job as Brunswick County’s new planning and community development director.
Mendenhall has worked for Gates County since January 2013.
Prior to that, the High Point native served for 20 months as deputy county administrator in Southampton County, Va.