May 18, 2007
Thomasville-- This is the first time Grady county has participated in the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
More than a half dozen people from the sheriff's office, cairo police, and red hills probation will cary the special olympics torch saturday. A Sheriff's office employee who has a child who participates in the special olympics sparked interest in the run.
"We love kids, you know we're always doing programs in schools, drug awareness and stuff like that. The Sheriff really puts an emphasis on community involvement, especially when it comes to children. And we just have a really big heart for, all children but especially children with disabilities. In that spirit we want to do all that we can," says Captain Tim Gainous with the Grady County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office is asking businesses to sponsor each runner for one hundred dollars each.
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