2015-09-02 / Sports

Special Olympics athletes receive escort on way to tournament


Special Olympic athletes present poster to Sheriff Price. Special Olympic athletes present poster to Sheriff Price. The Early County Sheriff ’s Department escorted the Special Olympics athletes of Aspire’s Calhoun-Early- Miller Services to the city limits of Blakely.

The athletes were thrilled and excited to see lights flash and sirens sound as they made their way out of Blakely to Albany to attend the Fifth Annual Striker’s Bowling Tournament in Albany.

The athletes stopped by the jail Aug. 27 and presented a poster to Sheriff Price in appreciation of the escort. The poster is now on display at the Early County Jail.

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