First Responders Honored

(Left to right) 1st Vice Commander David Sammons, Johnston County EMS Lt. Paramedic Sarah Thead, Clayton Fire Department Chief Barbee, Clayton Police Department Officer Eric Martinez, Commander Eugene Eckerson, and 2nd Vice Commander Bob Hughes.

The Clayton American Legion Moore Post 71 recognized first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty in 2016.

A special awards ceremony was held for the first responders March 9th at the American Legion.

Among those recognized were Lt. Sarah Thead, a paramedic with Johnston County EMS, Clayton Fire Chief Lee Barbee, and Clayton Police Officer Eric Martinez.