Judge Isaac Whorton, accompanied by his family, is sworn in by Retiring Circuit Judge Tom Young.
Isaac Whorton was sworn in this afternoon as a Circuit Judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit. The 5th Judicial Circuit consist of Chambers, Macon, Randolph and Tallapoosa Counties.
Judge Whorton thanked his entire family and the citizens of the 5th Circuit for their support in his election.
From our research, Judge Whorton is the 1st Republican to be elected to a circuit wide office by the people of the 5th Judicial Circuit.
Judge Whorton said he took his oath seriously and looked forward to serve the people of the 5th Judicial Circuit with the best of his ability.