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.