NCLM Southern City, Volume 73, Issue 4 2023

Southern City is a publication for and about North Carolina municipalities, published quarterly by the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Volume 73 Number 4 4th Quarter 2023 Executive Director & Publisher: Rose Vaughn Williams Editor: Isabella Mormando Writer: Jack Cassidy Writer: Stephanie Hughes Writer: Scott Mooneyham Photography: Town of Wilkesboro, Amanda Bradshaw, Ben Brown Southern City (USPS 827-280) is published quarterly for $25 per year ($2 per year to member municipalities, $1 for single copies) by the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Phone: 919-715-4000 Postmaster: Send address changes to: Southern City 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900 Raleigh, NC 27601 Advertising & Design: Advertising Sales: Ronnie Jacko Design & Layout: Jon Cannon For advertising opportunities and deadlines, contact LLM Publications at 503-445-2234 or ©2023 NC League of Municipalities All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. PUBLISHED Winter 2023 20 MAYOR ELIZABETH MOREY LEADS BY LISTENING SOUTHERN CITY