Awtry oversaw a dramatic newsroom reorganization and oversaw another round of layoffs during his short tenure.
Just last year, the Asheville Citizen-Times laid off two employees and forced several others out through a "reorganization."
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Today is the first day on the job for Dave Neill, who arrives after another round of layoffs.