Posted by Debra Worley - email
WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) - Leaders in Whiteville have selected the former town manager of Beaufort as their new city manager.
Terri Parker Eakes will replace former Whiteville City Manager Joshua Ray, who was fired this past winter.
Ray was ousted after a 4:3 vote by the mayor and city council.
Council member Terry Mann, said the mayor was upset that Ray didn't act fast enough on some town projects.
According to Mann, city council will meet Monday to work on Eakes' contract.