On Monday (December 21), the Honorable Wayne Rash administered the Oath of Office to the new Clerk to the Caldwell County Board of Commissioners, Abigail Rich. She said in a news release from the county that she was drawn to the clerk position because of the opportunity that the role provides for her to serve the community where she was raised.
A native of Caldwell County, Rich has worked as a middle school educator for the Caldwell County Schools since 2017. Rich is a graduate of South Caldwell, and she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University. She hopes to begin a master’s degree program at Gardner-Webb next fall.
Abagail Rich has been married to her husband, Zach, for five years. Together they have 2-year old twins, McKinleigh and Garrison.