Metro 911 Director Changing Jobs

The Kanawha County Metro 911 Director is giving up her postition to move over to the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. Carolyn Charnock will be the ambulance authority's public relations director after 14 years as director for Metro 911. During her tenure, the county 911 center expanded into a new facility on Corridor G, and the dispatch system was computerized. The Metro 911 center will have an interim director until a permanent replacement can be found. Chief Sheriff's Deputy Johnny Rutherford will act act as the interim director. Rutherford is also a candidate for Sheriff, and if he's elected he would take office in January.