Lee Foster re-elected as Newberry County Sheriff

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NEWBERRY COUNTY, SC (WACH) - Sheriff Lee Foster will keep his position as the top law man in Newberry County.

Foster defeated Prosperity Police Chief David Beddingfield 83% to 17% Tuesday night.

Foster has been Sheriff in Newberry County since 1990 and over his time has been an advocate for cracking down on gang and drug activity in the community. Foster has also been a major proponent for body cameras.

Beddingfield was the first opponent the sheriff had face since 2008.

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