Richardson appointed solicitor for 15th Circuit

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Jimmy Richardson has been appointed to serve as the Solicitor of the Fifteenth Judicial District for the remainder of the term vacated by Greg Hembree.

Governor Nikki Haley appointed Jimmy Richardson to that position, and he will be sworn in by Circuit Judge Steven John on Tuesday.

Greg Hembree was elected to a state senate seat in the November election, leaving the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit without a solicitor.

Jimmy Richardson has been serving as the Assistant Solicitor.

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