|W. Q. "Bill" Overton, Jr.
Message from the Sheriff
Today, Sheriff Bill Overton emphasized the week of September 17-23 is National Car Seat Safety Week. He went on to speak about transporting young ones in vehicles and how they may not understand the importance of seat belts and car seat restraints. "As the driver of the vehicle, you are responsible for the care of all those who ride with you", Sheriff Overton said, "make sure all are properly buckled in and are ready to ride."
According to #TweensBuckleUp, there are many areas of statistical data which shows how life saving seats belts have been. Please double check to make sure all your passengers are properly buckled up.
Sheriff Bill Overton says, "Please don't drink and drive. Buzzed driving IS drunk driving. Be alert to warning signs. I want each of you to arrive home safe to your families. Please click on this video link.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF. PLEASE CLICK ON LINK BELOW
Sheriff Bill Overton spoke today about schools starting on Monday, August 14th, "Our schools will open on Monday and I am asking all residents to be vigilant and aware as school buses will, once again, be on our highways." Sheriff Overton stated, "Please be alert as the buses will be loading and unloading students, watch for increased vehicle traffic around our schools and be advised our deputies will be out in force monitoring the speed zones." The Office of the Sheriff wants everyone to arrive home safe to their families each day.