The former director of a local chamber of commerce is accused of embezzling thousands of dollars.
Jennifer Barr of Cooper St. in Winterville is charged with embezzlement during her time as executive director of the Ayden Chamber of Commerce, according to the Daily Reflector. The paper says Barr's accused of taking about $10,000 between May and December of 2008.
Barr was charged but not jailed Monday. The Ayden Chamber has a new chief now, who says questions about the chamber's money came up during the transition of leadership, according to the Daily Reflector.