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Interim sheriff wins election

CUTHBERT, GA (WALB) -

The interim sheriff in Randolph County is about to have "interim" removed from his title.

Longtime Chief Deputy Eddie Fairbanks won a special election Tuesday night to replace Sheriff Gary Yochum who died in January.

Fairbanks defeated former Florida law enforcer Harold Piper who also ran unsuccessfully for the office last year.

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