Troup County Sheriff’s Sgt. Stewart Smith, center, stands with Troup County Commission Chairman Patrick Crews, left, and Sheriff James Woodruff after being named the county’s employee of the month at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting. Smith has been employed with Troup County for almost 19 years and previously worked in the county’s 911 center. At the sheriff’s office, he is responsible for publishing the annual report and administering the department’s social media pages. Smith also oversees community outreach programs and is responsible for contacts with the media in the form of press releases and interviews. Smith also volunteers as an advisor for the Explorer Program at the Sheriff’s Office.