Sheriff recognized

Published 10:15 am Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith raised over $150,000 for the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Home for 2016-2017. He recently received an award for ‘The Top Fifteen Club’ from The Georgia Sheriffs’ Association. Shown from left are Terry Norris, executive director; Franklin County Sheriff Steve Thomas; Sheriff Smith; Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk; and Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker. Smith said, ‘I humbly except this award on behalf of the citizens of Sumter County. Without their help and dedication to this organization this could not have been accomplished. We will continue to be advocates for this wonderful cause. Thank you!’