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Bryan Payne Retires from the Fire Department

Bryan Payne (right) receives his
Bryan Payne (right) receives his "bugle" from Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather. (click image for slideshow)
September 22, 2017 | Cherokee County firefighter and Warehouse Specialist, Bryan Payne, was recognized yesterday at Cherokee County Fire Logistics for his retirement from the fire department. Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, thanked Payne for his 18 years of service to the citizens of Cherokee County and presented him with a “bugle” award. The bugle or speaking trumpet is a reference to a megaphone like device that was used in the early days of the fire service. ... (read complete story)

Payne's girlfriend, Laura, also attended the retirement ceremony.
Payne's girlfriend, Laura, also attended the retirement ceremony.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, and Bryan Payne share a laugh together.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, and Bryan Payne share a laugh together.
Bryan Payne gives a
Bryan Payne gives a "thumbs up" as he takes his final ride in a Cherokee County ladder truck.
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