NEWTON — The Catawba County Board of Commissioners is working to plan for next year, which included electing both a chairperson and vice chairperson of the board on Monday morning at the old Newton Courthouse.
Katherine “Kitty” Barnes, who served as chairperson in 2013, was re-elected to her position.
When it came time to electing a vice-chair, there was a change in leadership.
C. Randall “Randy” Isenhower was appointed as vice-chairperson of the board, replacing Barbara Beatty in 2014.
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