Field Of Candidates For Beaufort County Sheriff Continues To Grow

Another candidate has entered his name in the race for sheriff in Beaufort County.

Al "Junior" Whitney will be running for Beaufort County Sheriff in 2014.

The Democrat tells WITN he is a lifelong resident of Beaufort County and has worked in state government for 23 years.

His experience includes corrections, adult probation and parole and he currently serves as a juvenile court counselor.

At least five people have announced so far they are running for sheriff.

Sheriff Alan Jordan said earlier this year that he would not seek another term.