Updated: December 4, 2017


THE LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IS PARTNERING WITH THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON.  ACCORDING TO MEDIA SOURCES, THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE INCREASED PATROLS FROM DECEMBER 13TH THROUGH DECEMBER 31ST WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THOSE DRIVING IMPAIRED.  FUNDING FOR THE ADDITIONAL PATROL WILL BE MADE POSSIBLE BY A GRANT FROM THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE THROUGH IT'S BOOZE IT AND LOOSE IT CAMPAIGN.  IN 2016, MORE THAN 500 TRAFFIC CRASHES STATEWIDE INVOLVED A DRUNK DRIVER.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT TN.TRAFFICSAFETY.ORG.