Bobby D. Worley was born in Loris, SC but has lived in the Mollie Community in Columbus County for forty-two (42) years. He is a 1990 graduate of Williams Township High School. After high school, he attended Southeastern Community College and enrolled in the Criminal Justice Program. He received his Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification in December 1992.
Major Worley joined Columbus County Sheriff's Office in 1993 as an Auxiliary Deputy. In 1994, he was hired as a full time Patrol Deputy. Major Worley worked his way through the ranks of the Sheriff's Office. He was promoted from Patrol Captain to Major (Chief Deputy) in January 2014. Major Worley has spent the last 21 years safeguarding the lives and property of Columbus County Citizens.
Major Worley is married to Belinda Hamilton Worley. They were blessed with two children. He is an active member of the Columbus County Agriculture Fair Board, North Carolina Sheriff's Association, and the National Sheriff's Association. He also developed and supervised the Explorers Program for youth under the direction of the Columbus County Sheriff's Office. Major Worley is dedicated to providing the safest environment possible, while upholding the enforcement of all laws for the people of Columbus County.