By Outer Banks Voice on January 25, 2021
Chris Layton, the former town manager of Duck who resigned last July after being charged with assault on his assistant, is the new town manager in Plymouth, according to a story in the Coastal Review Online (CRO).
On Jan. 6, the Duck Town Council officially appointed Drew Havens to replace Layton. Layton currently has an April 8 court date in connection with the assault charges.
The CRO story reports that the Plymouth Town Council by, unanimous vote on Jan. 11, appointed Layton to fill the role that had been held by held by interim Town Manager Arlene Willis. The CRO story also chronicles the turnover and controversy surrounding Plymouth Town politics. (Read story by Coastal Review Online: Former Duck Manager Takes Plymouth Post)