Gibson Co. Sheriff George Ballard Announces Retirement
Gibson County Sheriff George Ballard says he will retire at the end of his current term in December of 2014.
Ballard, who started as a deputy in June of 1975, is currently finishing the second year of his 5th term as Gibson County Sheriff.
At the end of his 5th term, Ballard will be 65-years-old and will have served as Sheriff for 20 years.
Ballard says he is in good health and that he wants to spend time traveling and being with his family.