Valley getting new police chief

The Valley, Ala. City Council has made an employment offer to Michael Anthony Taylor to fill the position of chief of police.

He'll replace Tommy Weldon who has accepted a position as chief deputy with the Chambers County Sheriff's office.

Taylor is currently the chief of police in Maricopa, California. He is a former Marine.

His contract is set to be formally adopted at the March 31st Valley City Council Meeting where he will be officially sworn in and begin work on April 1.