Noxubee County appoints interim sheriff

Source: WCBI-TV

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss. - Noxubee County has an interim sheriff while the current sheriff recovers from a medical procedure.

The Macon Beacon reports that Sheriff Terry Grassaree was scheduled to undergo heart bypass surgery Friday.

Noxubee County Chief Deputy Vance Phillips will lead the sheriff's department while Grassaree recovers.

The newspaper reports the sheriff was hospitalized last week to have tests for a heart condition.