EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 2007-15
WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of Jasper County Sheriff as a result of the death of Benjamin Riley; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of South Carolina is authorized to appoint a Sheriff in the event of a vacancy pursuant to Section 23-11-40 of the South Carolina Code of Laws; and
WHEREAS, Allen Nathan Wooten, residing at 515 Handsome Oak Drive, Hardeeville, South Carolina 29927, is a fit and proper person to serve as Jasper County Sheriff.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby appoint Allen Nathan Wooten as Sheriff of Jasper County until a special election for this office is held pursuant to Section 23-11-140(B) of the South Carolina Code of Laws and until his successor shall qualify. This appointment shall be effective immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 20th DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2007.
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