The Ashe County Board of Commissioners have made interim county manager Adam Stumb permanent.

The Ashe Post and Times reports Stumb was named permanent county manager at the Monday December 16th commissioners meeting.

According to the report, Stumb has been serving in an interim role since June, 2018, after Sam Yearick was placed on administrative leave in May 2018.

Yearick was on paid leave until his contract ended December 2.