COWETA COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Coweta County has a new sheriff.
Lenn Wood, the former chief deputy was sworn in as sheriff Friday in front of a packed courtroom.
He replaced long-time Sheriff Mike Yeager who retired and now heads the U.S. Marshals in Atlanta.
Wood will be the interim sheriff until a special election is held in June.
Wood plans to run in what has become a crowded field.