Granville County Sheriff Brindell B. Wilkins, Jr. was sworn into service at the Granville County Courthouse on Monday, Dec. 3.
Sheriff Wilkins was elected in the November election and has served since 2009, when he was appointed to fulfill the term of retiring Sheriff David Smith. He was elected Sheriff in 2010, in 2014, and was re-elected in the 2018 election to serve his third term.
Judge Henry W. Hight, Jr. administered the oath of office to Sheriff Wilkins, who was accompanied by his daughter Meagan and grandchildren Brinlee and Luke.
After taking the oath to fulfill his duties as Sheriff, Wilkins officiated a swearing-in ceremony for Granville County deputies, as well as 911 operators, detention center employees, members of the Sheriff’s Auxilliary and civilian employees who work in the Granville County Sheriff’s Office.