Daily Archives: January 25, 2019

Unanimous vote ushers in new era for Pamlico County Health Department

  BAYBORO – Elected officials will now call the shots at the Pamlico County Health Department. For decades, an appointed board of volunteers has been charged with setting health department policy, hiring a chief administrator, and allocating budgeted financial resources to ensure compliance with a multitude of state statutes. That ended – at least for the foreseeable future – Tuesday night when Commissioners Missy Baskervill, Doug Brinson, Candy Bohmert, Paul Delamar, Ed Riggs Jr., Pat Prescott, and Carl Ollison, all rejected the premise that appointed individuals are the appr…