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Wayne County will soon have a new sheriff

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -  Wayne County will have a new sheriff after current Sheriff John Farrior lost to his Democrat opponent.  Darryl Woodson beat Sheriff Farrior with 58 percent of the vote Tuesday night

Woodson is a former Mississippi Highway Patrol who is currently working as a Jones County Sheriff Deputy. Woodson said he was shocked and excited about the results.

Woodson will face Independent Monte May on November 8, 2011. 

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