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Commission names Jones EMA director

Jones

Jones

County commissioners hired Elliott Jones as director of Emergency Management. He replaces Earl Thompson, who is now a Crenshaw County deputy.

“I’m really excited about this position,” Jones said. “I’ve wanted to work in public service since I was in high school.”

Jones, a Crenshaw County native, has 24 years of experience in emergency services, including a stint as a Greenville fire medic. His most recent position was as solid waste officer for Crenshaw County.

As EMA director, Jones will serve as a liason for all county emergency services and citizens for assistance at the federal and state level.

“First and foremost, I am a public servant,” he said. “I’m here to serve the citizens. That’s my responsibility. They can call on me day or night and I’ll be there for them.

Jones may be reached at 334-335-4538.