The street leading into the new Douglas County Jail officially become Earl D. Lee Boulevard in a dedication ceremony on Friday. The ceremony took place at the intersection of S. Cherokee Blvd. and Fairburn Road.
Lee served as Douglas County Sheriff from 1973 to the end of 1992.
Here are a portion of Lynne Lee Parrish's personal remarks during the ceremony. Parrish is the daughter of Earl D. Lee.
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