Freeman Named Blowing Rock Interim Town Manager (2018-11-12 16:34:22)

Blowing Rock has hired Jim Freeman as its interim Town Manager.

The Watauga Democrat reports Freeman is a graduate of Appalachian State University and a retired town manager who served in several towns from 1980 to 2013.

According to the report, Freeman’s first day as Blowing Rock interim town manager will be December 3rd, after current town manager Ed Evans serves his last day in the position on November 30th.

The Blowing Rock Town Council stated Freeman will offer a smooth transition until a permanent town manager can be hired.

The hiring process for the permanent position could take up to six months or longer.