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Like many local businesses, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is struggling to find people to fill vacant positions.

Sheriff Rudy Flores said one of his greatest challenges continues to be finding qualified applicants for available positions.

“We currently have openings in patrol, investigations, jail and dispatch,” Flores said. “Our most pressing need is the jail. I have reassigned personnel from other divisions in order to meet minimum state staffing requirements. These divisions were working shorthanded as well, and this reassignment simply exacerbates the problem…