Firefighters recognized for service
High Point Fire District held its annual awards night supper at Union Hill Baptist Church on Dec. 10. Chief Wendell Johnson summarized the year, which brought an all-time high of 168 calls. Other highlights of the year included the purchase of a fire safety trailer, a brush truck and new protective equipment.
Years of service awards were presented to the following members: Toby Darnell, 5 years, Joey Hendrix, 10 years; Mike Evans, 15 years; Jamie Hunter, 15 years; and Willie Williams, 30 years.