Martin County Sheriff's Office sponsors blood drive

MARTIN COUNTY, NC (WITN) A blood drive was held in Williamston Wednesday sponsored by the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office teamed up with the American Red Cross.

It only takes about 45 minutes to give and you can save someone's life.

Residents from Martin County and the sheriff's office employees gave blood.

Employees of the American Red Cross tell us type o blood is in the greatest need and they were trying to get as many donations as possible because of the slower times during the holiday season.