Police and Fire

Cody Vaughn has worked at Gowensville Fire Department for two years.

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Cody Vaughn, Sergeant at Gownesville Fire Department, has been serving people in need since his start in the fire service in 2011. To this day, his community is his favorite part of the job.
Calem Upton just transitioned to full-time employment with the Greer Fire Department.

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Calem Upton is a firefighter serving with the Greer Fire Department (GFD), which he calls a station with great leadership. Upton, who lives in Landrum, joined GFD in 2021.
Greer Citizen (GC): How did you end up here at GFD?

Landrum man killed Friday

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David William Congdon, 67, of Dill Road in Landrum, is dead after an all-terrain vehicle collision.

The accident occurred on Friday afternoon around 2 p.m. at his residence on Dill Road.

Congdon had been working on his property using an all-terrain vehicle when the vehicle crashed.

Two Greenville men sentenced

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Two Greenville men were sentenced for several charges, including murder, in July.

Raymond Martinez, Jr., 31, and Robert Lee Belcher III, 29, were convicted last Thursday by a Greenville County jury of Murder, Armed Robbery, Burglary in the first degree, Possession of Weapon During Violent Crime, Criminal Conspiracy, and Petit Larceny.

Robert South joined the Greer Fire Department after moving here from Georgia.

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Lieutenant Robert South has served with the Greer Fire Department for almost six years. He spoke about his favorite parts of the job and what it means to serve the citizens of Greer.
The Greer Citizen (GC) How did you get started here at GFD?


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