A total of 12 Colquitt County sheriff’s deputies were recently awarded promotions. Pictured are, front row from left, Cpl. Art Ellis, Cpl. Timmy Barnes, Cpl. Sean Ladson, Lt. Shannon Hart and Sheriff Al Whittington; second row from left, Cpl. Angela McDougald, Cpl. Hope Davis, Sgt. Becky Perry and Sgt. Belinda Hicks; third row from left, Cpl. Wayne McBryer, Sgt. Kip Tomlinson, Cpl. Hiram Cardona and Cpl. Randy Rakestraw.