Piedmont Police Chief Resigns
Piedmont Police Chief Steven Tidwell has resigned his position effective immediately. Tidwell tendered a notice of resignation effective two weeks from Friday citing recent health and personal issues leading to the decision. He says he will now focus on his law practice and continue working and teaching in the field of emergency medicine. Sergeant Freddie Norton has been named the acting Chief and Tidwell said he feels confident that he will keep the department moving forward.