CALABASH—Town clerk Kelley Southward last week was appointed to serve as interim town administrator.
The appointment came at town commissioners’ monthly meeting March 10 after former town administrator Vincent Long resigned March 3, giving two days’ notice.
Southward has been employed by the town for the past three years, starting in December 2005 as an office assistant.
She was promoted to deputy clerk in the summer of 2006, to interim clerk in February 2008 then to town clerk in July 2008.
She will receive no extra pay.