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Candler Co. Sheriff Homer Bell resigns, citing health reasons
GSP trooper Blake Hendrix appointed interim sheriff
Longtime Candler County Sheriff Homer Bell resigned Thursday, effective immediately. The Candler County probate court appointed former Georgia State Patrol trooper Blake Hendrix as interim sheriff, according to county attorney Kendall Gross. In a letter of resignation filed Thursday with the Candler County Clerk of Courts office, Bell cited health issues as his reason for immediate resignation.
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