The Smithfield Town Council and Mayor Andy Moore recognized WTSB’s Carl Lamm on Monday. Carl is retiring this Friday, March 29th ending a 72 year career in radio.
Monday afternoon, Mayor Moore appeared live on WTSB Radio and presented Carl with a Proclamation honoring his distinguished career and retirement. Moore read the Proclamation live on the air.
“During his long and distinguished career, Carl Lamm has accumulated an impressive list of local honors including Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award and Johnston County Living Legend Award… His vast contributions earned him The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina’s highest civilian honor. Throughout his life and broadcasting career, Carl Lamm has displayed the highest example of character, ethics, morals and unselfish service.”
“The Smithfield Town Council, by this recognition, wishes to express its sincere appreciation to Carl Lamm for meritorious service, loyalty and dedication to the Town of Smithfield and its citizens,” the Proclamation stated.
Carl’s final broadcast on WTSB Radio will be this Friday from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. WTSB will sign off the air on Sunday, March 31st at the end of the broadcast day. While WTSB will being going silent until a new owner is found, JoCoReport.com will continue to operate.