LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel's opponent in the upcoming election has withdrawn from the race.
James Dickerson signed a statement today with the Lamar County Circuit Clerk stating that he wishes to withdraw from the Aug. 4 Republican Primary.
Danny Rigel will now be running unopposed in the upcoming election. Rigel is running for his fourth term as sheriff.
The letter reads:
"I, James C. Dickerson, hereby withdraw my name as candidate for the republican nomination for Sheriff, Lamar County."