Austin to recommend Pelfrey be promoted to county ...
by Tom Spigolon
04:51 PM, Thursday, September 18
The county chairman said he will recommend veteran firefighter Joey Pelfrey’s promotion to be the first new chief of the Paulding County Fire and Rescue Department in almost a quarter of a century. David Austin said he planned to recommend the boa...

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