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Commissioners proclaim EMT Keith Jones Day

Keith Jones received a standing ovation during last week’s county commission meeting in recognition of his being named both State and National Emergency Medical Technician of the Year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mayor Dan Eldridge read a proclamation highlighting Jones’ long career in the Northeast Tennessee region, which includes more than 40 years of emergency medical services.

After graduating from Sullivan Central High School, Jones joined a volunteer rescue squad. Two years later, in 1976, he was hired by Sullivan County Emergency Medical Services. He completed paramedic school in 1981 and served with Sullivan County for 28 years. More...


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