McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy stands with Deputy Vince Gill.
ATHENS, MCMINN CO., TN (WRCB) - McMinn County has a new investigator in the war on drugs.
After being in the works for a year, Grammy Award winning country music star Vince Gill recently accepted a McMinn County Sheriff's bade and oath of office. Gill is now an honorary narcotics investigator.
This is all part of Sheriff Joe Guy's effort to increase awareness of the drug problems facing McMinn County and Southeast Tennessee.
A customized silver badge with Gill's name engraved on it, framed with an oath of office, was presented by Sheriff Guy at a recent charity concert Gill provided for the Chattanooga Children's Advocacy Center.