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Southport leaders to reorganize public works department

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The Board of Alderman recently eliminated Public Services Director, Robert Tucker's position during the board's annual retreat last Saturday. The Board of Alderman recently eliminated Public Services Director, Robert Tucker's position during the board's annual retreat last Saturday.

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - The new city manager in Southport, Kerry McDuffie has announced that he will be taking on a bigger workload.

The Board of Alderman recently eliminated Public Services Director, Robert Tucker's position during the board's annual retreat last Saturday.

The move happened during a break from the all-day event, where virtually all aspects of city business were discussed.

McDuffie called the dismissal part of a re-organization of city departments.

Moving forward, employees who previously worked under Tucker would now report to McDuffie directly.

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