John Hamilton named chief of Griffin Fire-Rescue

STAFF REPORT ::: John Hamilton, a 23-year veteran of Griffin Fire-Rescue, has been promoted to the position of chief. Hamilton has served in all capacities during his service with Griffin Fire-Rescue, beginning as a firefighter and advancing to rescue tech, EMT, hazardous materials technician, rescue tech lieutenant, captain and since 2001, has served as GF-R’s […]

Local Forestry Service professionals named Outstanding Agency of the Year

STAFF REPORT ::: Six area professionals with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) have received special recognition for their exemplary performance with the state agency. Ranger Jonathan Butts and Ranger Adam Edmondson, of Thomaston, Ranger Geoffery Dean, of Yatesville, Ranger Tyler Mameli, of Williamson, Ranger Kolby Lynch and Chief Ranger Jeffery Kenerly, both of Zebulon, are […]