Averett makes history in Crenshaw County

Brantley police chief Titus Averett
Brantley police chief Titus Averett

BRANTLEY, AL (WSFA) - Titus Averett is making history in Crenshaw County.

On January 1, 2009 he was sworn in as police chief of Brantley making him the first African-American to hold that position in the county.

Averett has been working for the Brantley Police Department for a little over a year.

He's a Georgiana native, and also worked in Greenville as a police officer.

The people of Brantley get along Averett says and you can't find a better town of people.

Brantley, the "Front Porch Capital of the South", has a population of around a 1000 people.