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Hyde resident receives the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service

At the May 6 regular meeting of the Hyde County Board of Commissioners, Jerald Craddock received the Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service. The award is the highest designation of appreciation for distinguished volunteer service to the people and the State of North Carolina.

Craddock was granted and extended all honors and courtesies provided by the Governor’s Office. He has served Hyde County over many years by managing the local food bank and delivering food to people in need every month.

He is known for always being there rain or shine. He assists the sick, poor, disabled or anyone who needs spiritual assistance. He has been a regular visitor to people in hospitals, nursing homes and people in need.

Craddock is also active with youth in the community and assisting them with achieving spiritual goals.

“Hyde County has been blessed to have Jerald Craddock serving our communities,” said Hyde County Board of Commissioners Chairman Earl Pugh, Jr.

Pugh thanked Mr. Craddock for his dedication and continued service. Craddock and his wife Darlene are residents of Mann’s Harbor and he serves as pastor to Watson’s Chapel in Nebraska, North Carolina and Soule United Methodist Church in Swan Quarter.