Hillsville hires new town manager

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Rhetta Jackson will follow the departing Travis Jackson — who happens to be her father.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — A new town manager who already has a close bond with the official she’s replacing will start her work in Hillsville during mid-May.
After a two-hour closed session Monday, a divided council selected Retta Nichole Jackson as the new town manager on a motion by council member Billy Walls Sr.
She is the daughter of the current town manager.
Walls and council member David Young voted to hire Jackson, council member Ed Terry voted no and Greg Yonce abstained.

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