Rev. Dr. Steve Ross is the new Sheriff of Polk County

  Ross received nearly 65% of the vote and brought in 3448 votes; King received 1854. Of that, 1625 of Ross’s votes came from early voting. King received 1203 early votes. Precinct totals will be printed next week. Long-term Second District School Board member Gary Silvers will be replaced by Stan Howard, who defeated Silvers by a margin of only nine votes. Harmon Harden was top vote-getter i... »

Georgia sheriff refuses to assist A&E with future productions #StandWithPhil

Douglas County Sheriff Phil Miller is reportedly vowing to send a message to A&E. In a Facebook post attributed to the Georgia sheriff, he blasts the network’s decision to suspend “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson. The Facebook post says his office has assisted A&E with several productions, but now he’s telling the network to take a hike. »