WHEREAS, the undersigned has been informed that Colleton County Sheriff Travis Lee Avant has resigned effective December 26, 1999; and
WHEREAS, the undersigned is authorized to appoint a County Sheriff in the event of a vacancy pursuant to Code of Laws of South Carolina (1976), as amended, Sections 1-3-220(2) (Supp. 1998) and 23-11-40(A); and
WHEREAS, George A. Malone, who is currently the Chief Deputy Sheriff of Colleton County, South Carolina, is a fit and proper person to serve as the Sheriff of Colleton County.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby appoint George A. Malone as Sheriff of Colleton County until the next general election for county sheriffs and until his successor shall be elected and qualify.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 20th DAY OF DECEMBER, 1999.
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