Veteran employee Ricky Hayes has been named Wilson County’s Soil and Water Conservation interim director.

Hayes, who previously was a resource conservationist level II, replaced former director Sue Glover, who retired Dec. 31.

He’s a Wilson County native and holds an associate degree in business administration from Wilson Community College and an associate degree in fish and wildlife management from Wayne Community College. Hayes has been employed with the Wilson County Soil and Water Conservation District for 29 years.

Hayes is…