Firemen honor Bo Brantley

Named honorary lieutenant of Flomaton's fire-rescue department

The Flomaton Volunteer Fire Department kicked off what they hope will be an on-going tradition by selecting an honorary fireman who has dedicated his or her life to not only supporting the fire department but the Flomaton Community and the first recipient, Bo Brantley, 85, received his fire helmet this week as an honorary lieutenant.

"You have given so much to this community," fireman Chris White said as he bestowed the honor on Brantley. "You served as the voice of the Hurricanes, worked with multiple organizations and helped make Flomaton a better place."

Although Brantley lives outside the...