Sheriff's Department Starts 2018 Beards for Charity

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

beardsFRANKLIN COUNTY - Sheriff Bill Overton has announced that his office will be participating in a Beards for Charity campaign for 2018 to benifit the Franklin County American Heart Association. 

Male deputies are allowed to grow and maintain a neat beard for a donation of $100.  Female deputies can donate $50 and not wear a neck tie when in uniform. 

"For the past several years, our deputies donate to this charity and we are able to give back to the community," Overton said. "They [the deputies] enjoy this time of year and we have a lot of fun with it."

Photo: Deputy Wes Parker shows his beard. 

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