Sheriff Troy Young to Retire September 1st

Sheriff Troy YoungSheriff Troy Young and Judge Executive Orbrey GrittonSergeant Detective Bryan Taylor

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office seen a big change today.  Sheriff Troy Young announced his retirement today at the fiscal court meeting.  Troy, who has been suffering with a foot injury since December, decided this would be the best time to retire after serving for over thirty years.

According to Troy, the office has got a lot accomplished and wants to retire before the upcoming tax season in October.  So effective September 1st, he will be leaving the office.  He thanked the court for their help: “You all are a great court to work with.  A lot of you all are classmates and friends.”

He received a standing ovation and a thank you from Judge Executive Orbrey Gritton.  “I say thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the character, the integrity, and the job that you have done.  You will be sorely missed, brother,” Judge Gritton said.

Sergeant Detective Bryan Taylor also announced that he will be leaving the office after sixteen years of service.  He also thanked the court: “You guys [the fiscal court] have always been there.”  Judge Gritton also thanked him for his service: ““We thank you for your service to the county and your years of dedication.  We wish you the best.”

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