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The Town of Elizabethtown will be looking for a new manager because the rumors are true. Town of Elizabethtown Manager, Mr. Eddie Madden, accepted the position as County Manager in the County of Columbus.

In a press release, Mr. Madden said, “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time in Elizabethtown, and I cherish the relationships that I have established with the board, the staff, and the community,” He continued, “I am also very proud of the accomplishments we have made together, and I am excited for the future of Elizabethtown.”

Added to the press release, Mayor Campbell said, “We, at the Town of Elizabethtown, are sorry to be losing our friend and town manager, Eddie Madden.  He has done a superb job leading our town during the past 13 years and he will certainly be missed.  Eddie has led us thru many great accomplishments and is leaving his footprint throughout our town.

She acknowledged Mr. Madden’s work with the Town stating, “He led us thru the renovations of our downtown, the building of our Cape Fear Farmer’s Market, the building of our new airport terminal building and the improvements to our many parks, along with the addition of the new Browns Creek Bike Park.”

In closing Mayor, Campbell said, “The Town Council was aware of the possibility of Eddie moving on and we will surely miss his guidance and support for our community. We are excited for him and this new position and wish him all the best as he embarks on this new venture.  Our prayers are with you, Eddie!!”

According to a press release, the Town of Elizabethtown will be asked to accept the resignation of their current Town Manager, Eddie Madden, at their February 1 Town Meeting. Mr. Madden, who has been with the Town since 2008, has accepted the position of County Manager for Columbus County.

The February 1 Town Meeting is a digital meeting using the ZOOM platform. Information on how to attend the meeting is on the Town’s website at www.elizabethtownnc.org .

Mr. Madden’s move was first made public on the News Reporter’s website.

Read more about his move by following this link: https://nrcolumbus.com/elizabethtown-manager-named-new-columbus-county-manager/

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