Local First Responders honored
Fayette County Post 105 of The American Legion has a long-running program to honor outstanding members of all eight county law enforcement and emergency services departments with their Public Safety Awards. Pictured at the 2013 Public Safety Recognition Dinner are (L-R) B.I. Murrell, Post 105 Public Safety Award Project Officer; Deputy Brent Lonkert, Sheriff’s Department; Firefighter Robert Moore, Fayette County Fire & EMS; Deputy Marshal Kathy Hobbs, Marshal’s Office; Officer Terrell Bunn, Fayetteville Police Department; Lt. Kerry Cochran accepting the award for Firefighter Larry Gasaway, Fayetteville Fire Department; Fire Marshal David Williamson, Peachtree City Fire Department; Officer Chance Leveillard, Tyrone Police Department; and Dave Niebes, Post 105 Commander. Not pictured is Lt. Jason Epps, Peachtree City Police Department. Fayette County Post 105 is a military veterans service organization with members from across the county. The post meets the second Monday of each month at the Log Cabin in Fayetteville. Photo/Robert Ladd.