Cooper tabbed new WEMA Director

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Joey Cooper has reportedly been named the new Director of Wilson County Emergency Management Agency.
Cooper, 46, will replace John Jewell who is resigning.
The new director-to-be began working with WEMA more than 20 years ago, first as a volunteer. He also served as a paramedic and firefighter and is a specialist in dealing with hazardous materials. Cooper has also served as a Battalion Chief.
He will reportedly assume his new position when he is sworn in on Nov. 18.