Brunswick County manager submits resignation

BOLIVIA, NC (WECT) – After 12 years as County Manager in Brunswick County, Marty Lawing has submitted his resignation. Lawing has accepted a job as County Manager in Guilford County.

Reports say Lawing will make $183,000 in his new position, which will begin May 6th. His last day in Brunswick County is May 3.

Commissioners in Guilford County voted 6-3 Thursday night to hire Lawing to replace Brenda Jones-Fox, who retired. Guilford County has a nine member commission, compared to the five members that serve in Brunswick County.

No word on who will take over Lawing's position in Brunswick County on an interim basis.

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