Sullivan County Sheriff Anderson to run for sixth term

Sheriff Wayne Anderson will his announce his intentions to run for re-election in Sullivan County on Friday, according to a report from his campaign office. (WCYB Archive)

Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson plans to announce intentions to seek a sixth term in office, according to a report issued by his campaign office Thursday.

Anderson served as sheriff since 1998 and had his department featured on prime time TV for the National Geographic channel's "Southern Justice" series. The reality program features a camera crew following Sullivan County deputies as they perform their duties.

The official announcement will come Friday at noon with a news conference at the Sullivan County Courthouse, the report said.

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