William C. Carrington III, a local resident and writer, released his first book, "Faith in God," this week.

He said the book, which took years to complete, was inspired by the Holy Spirit. Carrington has had previous works published in the local newspaper and various magazines.

He has spoken at churches, businesses and to individuals about the need for walking with and trusting in the Lord. His own faith was instilled at a young age by his mother.

Carrington is scheduled for a book signing from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 9 at George Coon Public Library.