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Cherokee County Fire Department Promotes Seven
3/26/15 3:53 PM
Attending the promotion ceremony today were (left to right):  Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, Field Operations Chief, Greg Erdely, Waylon White, Brandon Barton, Justin Smith, Brandon Carr, Brian Thompson, Egan West, Jeff Adamek and Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
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Attending the promotion ceremony today were (left to right): Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, Field Operations Chief, Greg Erdely, Waylon White, Brandon Barton, Justin Smith, Brandon Carr, Brian Thompson, Egan West, Jeff Adamek and Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Seven Cherokee County firefighters were promoted today during ceremonies at Cherokee County Fire Training Complex, located south of Holly Springs.
 
Jeff Adamek was promoted to the rank of Captain. Adamek came to the department in 2003. He currently resides in Jefferson, Georgia, with his children Jasper and Kaylee.
 
Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant was Brandon Carr. Carr has been with the Department since 2005 and currently resides in Canton, Georgia.
 
Five Cherokee County firefighters were promoted to the rank of Sergeant: Brandon Barton, Justin Smith, Brian Thompson, Egan West and Waylon White. Barton came to work with the department in 2007 and resides in Canton with his wife Ashley and his son, Brooks.  Justin Smith resides in Canton with his wife Emily. He started work with the department in September of 2007. Thompson also started working with Cherokee County Fire in September of 2007 and resides in Canton with his wife Amanda. Egan West’s career with the fire department began in May of 2007 and currently lives in Atlanta with his wife Sarah. Waylon White came to the department in November of 2005 and he lives in Tate, Georgia, with his wife Jennifer and two daughters, Shaelyn and Adelyn.
 
Numerous firefighters, chiefs and family members attended the event. Refreshments were held afterwards in honor of the promotions. 

 

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 Jeff Adamek’s son and daughter, Jasper and Kaylee, pin the new Captain insignia on their dad’s collar while Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prahter, helps.
Jeff Adamek’s son and daughter, Jasper and Kaylee, pin the new Captain insignia on their dad’s collar while Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prahter, helps.
Brandon Carr (left) is promoted to the rank of Lieuntenant.
Brandon Carr (left) is promoted to the rank of Lieuntenant.
Emily Smith, wife of Cherokee County firefighter, Justin Smith, pins the new sergeant insignia on for her husband.
Emily Smith, wife of Cherokee County firefighter, Justin Smith, pins the new sergeant insignia on for her husband.
Ann White, grandmother of Waylon White, pins on the the sergeant insignias.
Ann White, grandmother of Waylon White, pins on the the sergeant insignias.
Egan West is promoted to Sergeant.
Egan West is promoted to Sergeant.
Amanda Thompson is proud to pin on the new sergeant insignias for her husband, Brian.
Amanda Thompson is proud to pin on the new sergeant insignias for her husband, Brian.
Brandon Barton is pinned by his wife, Ashley.
Brandon Barton is pinned by his wife, Ashley.
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