(Sheriff Hunter is sworn in by Circuit Judge Melissa Olin. His wife, Marilyn, holds the Bible)
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Sheriff Mark Hunter was sworn in during a ceremony held at the school board complex in Lake City. All elected Constitutional officials were sworn in during the ceremony, which was attended by family, friends, and members of the public.
Sheriff Hunter was elected as Sheriff of Columbia County in 2008, and has been serving in that capacity since then. In a statement, Sheriff Hunter said, “I am humbled and honored to continue my service as Sheriff of Columbia County. I appreciate the support from our citizens and Sheriff’s Office employees. I look forward to continuing to improve the Sheriff’s Office to best serve our community.”