Blowing Rock has hired Shane Fox as its new Town Manager.

High Country press reports the Blowing Rock Town Council selected Fox in a unanimous vote.

According to the report, he will begin his duties as Town Manager on June 3rd.

Fox is a graduate of Appalachian State University. He is currently the CFO and Assistant County Manager for Cleveland County. He also previously served for more than two years as the Executive Director of the High Country Council of Governments in Boone.