EARLY COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Sheriff William “Fats” Price will keep his position as Early County Sheriff after beating opponent Paul Winston Chandler Jr. at the polls.

Price garnered 2,819 total votes while Chandler received 2,301 votes, according to the Early County Board of Elections.

Price has worked at the Early County Sheriff’s Office since 1991; he was elected sheriff in 2012.