- Written by Steve Frank
Tonight, we get a close-up sneak preview of the day-to-day work of a small county Sheriffs Officefrom the High Countryin their national debut. The National Geographic Channels new weekly series, Southern Justice, will officially premiere on National Geographic Channel this fall, but viewers can catch a special preview episode on tonight at 10 PM ET. The series takes viewers into the daily work of the Ashe County Sheriffs Office as well as the Sullivan County, Tennessee Sheriffs Office, exploring what the NatGeo release calls an often dangerous world where upholding the law requires a mix of bravery, grit, and readiness to spring into action at a moments notice in a mix of action and compassion. Sheriff James Williams crew will be featured in the episode tonight at where the release says moonshine has been replaced by meth, prescription-pain killers and designer drugs like bath salts and gravel" as the most encountered clandestine substances.