Rachel Heggen

Town of Carrboro Announces New Communications Manager

The Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce the hiring of Rachel Heggen as Communications Manager.  Ms. Heggen most recently worked in the same position for the City of La Vergne, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.  Prior to La Vergne, she worked for Vanderbilt University and for WTVF-TV, the CBS affiliate in Nashville.

Ms. Heggen is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, with a degree in electronic media journalism.  She is a native of Tennessee, but recently relocated to North Carolina with her husband, a meteorologist for WNCN.

“I’m excited to be part of the team in such a progressive and forward-thinking community,” Ms. Heggen said.  “I can’t wait to interact with the people who call Carrboro home, and I look forward to the opportunities and challenges this position will bring.”

Mayor Lydia Lavelle echoed Ms. Heggen’s enthusiasm: “I’m eager for Rachel to see what makes Carrboro unique – I’m sure it won’t take long for her to love our community as much as we do.”

Ms. Heggen’s first day as Communications Manager was Monday, February 5th.

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