A public reception to meet and  welcome new Bibb County Sheriff Jody Wade will be held at the Bibb County Courthouse, upstairs courtroom, on Thursday, January 5, at 5:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by the Bibb County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by The Bibb Voice, The Bibb Blast,  and friends of Sheriff Jody Wade. Elected officials, law enforcement, the general public, and friends of the sheriff are welcome to attend.