August 20, 2007
Nashville - Coroner Bob Lovein is set to be sworn in as Sheriff in Berrien County this week.
A ceremony will be held at the Berrien County probate office Friday at 2:00 PM.
Lovein will act as sheriff until a new one is appointed through a special election to be held September 18th.
The winner will fill former Sheriff Jerry Brogdon's unexpired term, which ends December 31, 2008.
Brogdon resigned as sheriff after pleading guilty to a federal gun charge earlier this month. He held the position for over 22 years.
Qualification for anyone interested in running for sheriff will begin at 8:30 Wednesday morning.
An Albany deacon, who had an illustrious career in journalism, politics and business before his ordination, has died.
On Tuesday, area law enforcement agencies re-trained officers on life-saving techniques after the deadly school shooting in Florida.
A Lee County man was sentenced to life in prison after taking a plea deal in a 2008 murder.
A man is now in custody after deputies said he led drug squad agents on a chase in Thomas County Tuesday afternoon.
The Dougherty County School System is changing the way it's teaching students and it's bringing in outside help to make it happen.