Created: 01/03/2014 2:27 AM WHEC.com
There's a new man in charge in Livingston County. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty will be ceremoniously sworn in during an event Friday night.
The swearing-in ceremony will be held at the Genesee River Hotel and Reception Center in Mt. Morris. It begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the public.
Dougherty, who previously worked as an investigator for the Sheriff's office, replaces former Sheriff John York. York retired after 24 years in the job. Dougherty is the 50th sheriff in Livingston County history.