Sheriff Seabolt hospitalized; Chief Deputy Azelton to oversee

With Randolph County Sheriff Gregory Seabolt in the hospital, there has been a shifting of temporary duties.

Col. Aundrea Azelton, chief deputy of the Randolph County Sherriff’s Office, is overseeing operations.

The following is a public statement received from the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office:

“Sheriff Seabolt has been hospitalized with an illness after first experiencing symptoms shortly after the beginning of this year. As the Sheriff continues improving under medical supervision and treatment, Chief Deputy Azelton is overseeing the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Seabolt appreciates the continued dedication and service of all his deputies and the continued support of the citizens of Randolph County.”

– Deric B Skeen, on behalf of Sheriff Seabolt and family

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our Sheriff and the Seabolt family during his time of healing.” – Randolph County Sheriff’s Office

By Randolph Record