Longtime Warren Record editor to retire next month


June will be a month of transition at The Warren Record as longtime editor/general manager Jennifer Harris prepares to retire, and veteran journalist Gary Band assumes the role of managing editor here and at the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer.

Harris, the daughter of Anne Harris of Warrenton and the late Jack Harris, returned to her native Warren County from Wake County in 1997.

In 1999, she joined the staff of The Warren Record as advertising manager following a career in hotel convention sales.

Harris became editor at The Warren Record in February 2000 and later added the duties of general manager at the newspaper, which was established in 1896. Last year, she also became general manager of the Lake Gaston Gazette-Observer.


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