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NCSO recognizes promotions
Sgt. Michael Cunningham, from left, Lt. Tom Kunz, Cpl. Steve Walden, Cpl. Jacob Rice and Chief Deputy Jerry Carter recognize the promotions. (Submitted photo | The Covington News)

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) recently promoted two employees; Deputy Jacob Rice and Deputy Steve Walden were both promoted to the rank of corporal.

Rice will oversee the H.E.A.T. Unit and Deputy Walden will oversee a shift in the Patrol Division. 

Special recognition of their recent promotions was given during a ceremony presided over by Chief Deputy Jerry Carter.