EMA Hosts Active Shooter Class

Chance Corbett, Associate Director for Emergency Management at Auburn University, gives instructions on how best to survive an active-shooter situation.

Lakitha Bell, Director for the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in Pickens County, hosted an Active Shooter Class at the Carrollton Service Center, September 27.

911 Board Wants to Share Director of EMA


The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director, Laketha Bell, has been approached by representatives of the Pickens County 911 Board to discuss possibly merging the two director jobs into one. 911 Board Chairman, Keith “Booty” Cox, spoke to the Pickens County Commissioners at the Commission’s June 21 administrative meeting about the possibility. Since technically, both organizations work for the Commissioners, it needed to be brought first to them and to see if they would consider the merger.