(Asheville Citizen-Times) The next person to lead Western North Carolina’s largest local government will be decided next week. Buncombe commissioners are scheduled to vote on a finalist for the county manager position during a special meeting 4 p.m. Tuesday, just before their regularly scheduled session.
Chairman Brownie Newman said commissioners have shifted their focus on one candidate after launching a national search last summer. George Wood, a former manager in Lincoln County, has led daily operations in the interim.
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