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September 2022

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, WECT News released audio recordings of Columbus County’s Sheriff Jody Greene using racist language while speaking to Mr. Jason Soles. In the audio, recorded by Soles in February 2019, Greene can be heard disparaging Black employees, making explicit and racist comments such as “F**k them Black bastards”. After the release of these recordings, Jody Greene did not deny being the voice in the recording on the official “Columbus County Sheriff’s Office” Facebook page. Subsequent to the audio recording, at least one Black employee of the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office was terminated. Read the full article here