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New EMA Director


The new EMA Director, Drew Cook, at the Watson Center Office
Photo by Vaughn Maness / The Lexington Progress.

With former EMA Director, Jim McKee leaving the position back in June, a new face has taken its place. Drew Cook has stepped up as the new EMA Director. I sat down with Cook to gather some information about himself. I asked the new director what drove him to this position. He explained that he has been working with the fire service since he was 16 in Mississippi. Eventually, Cook meet his wife, who was from Tennessee. From there, Cook would begin to visit Tennessee, and he said that…

For the complete story, see the August 9th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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