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Lt. Gerald Richmond Retires After 19 Years of Service

Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, presents Lt. Gerald Richmond with his
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, presents Lt. Gerald Richmond with his "bugle" award. (click image for slideshow)
May 24, 2018 | Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services hosted a luncheon at the Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant yesterday to honor Lt. Gerald Richmond, who is retiring from the fire department after more than 19 years of service. Chiefs, firefighters and family members came together to honor Gerald. ... (read complete story)

Gerald Richmond with his wife, Melissa, his daughter, Mallory and his son, Joseph.
Gerald Richmond with his wife, Melissa, his daughter, Mallory and his son, Joseph.
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson with Lt. Gerald Richmond.
Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson with Lt. Gerald Richmond.
Richmond was congratulated by numerous co-workers.
Richmond was congratulated by numerous co-workers.
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THERE IS A BURN BAN IN EFFECT IN CHEROKEE COUNTY. The ban is in effect from May 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018. The only burning allowed are: Recreation fires and Agriculture burns. If there are any questions please contact Cherokee County Fire Marshal's Office or the Georgia Forestry Commission.

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