New Bern insurance agent receives prestigious award for over 50 years of service

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) – An insurance agent here in Eastern Carolina was honored for his over half-century of work in the industry.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey presented an Order of the Guardian Award to State Farm Insurance Agent Bill Autry on Wednesday in New Bern.

Autry has more than 50 years of service in the insurance industry. The ceremony was held in Autry’s office Wednesday morning.

This award is the highest honor bestowed by the North Carolina Department of Insurance.