Kanawha County Commissioners Approve Chief Deputy
Johnny Rutherford ran unopposed and was elected Kanawha County Sheriff in November. On Thursday, Kanawha County Commissioners agreed unanimously to hire outgoing Sheriff Mike Rutherford, Johnny's brother as chief deputy. Johnny Rutherford served as chief deputy under Mike Rutherford during his time as Sheriff. Johnny Rutherfordhas been working as executive director of the Kanawha County Metro 911 Center since August.