Muscogee Marshal promotes 5 in staff reorganization

With the retirement this week of Chief Deputy Willie King, Muscogee Marshal Greg Countryman is promoting five officers in a staff reorganization.

In a ceremony Thursday at 3 p.m. on the Government Center's plaza level, Countryman will promote Lt. Curtis Lockette to captain, Sgt. Dennis Nichols to lieutenant, Sgt. Larry Parker to lieutenant, Cpl. Ricky Bowers to sergeant, andDeputy Ezekiel Byrd to corporal.

A retirement ceremony for King, who has worked in the marshal's office since 1975, will be noon Friday on the Government Center's plaza level.