By Natalie Lloyd
At the July meeting, Sheriff George T. Burris spoke to the Locust City Council providing updates from the sheriff’s office.
“We’re doing a lot of community policing, trying to be more involved in our cities and towns,” said Burris.
He commended the Locust Police Department for their work and thanked Police Chief Frank Hartsell for his assistance and advice.
Burris said the sheriff’s department is also working to be more involved in schools through the D.A.R.E. program.
The community can now connect with the sheriff’s department via Facebook. Burris said the Facebook page was recently started to keep the community informed about major arrests and other information. […]