First responder awards

American Legion Post 52 presented its annual Firefighter and Law Enforcement Awards on June 28. Pictured, from left, are Shannon Ellenburg with the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office (2021 Sheriff’s Office Officer Award); Randall Tyler Carson with the Easley Fire Department (2021 Department Firefighter Award); Joshua Blinkey with the Easley Police Department (2021 Public Safety Award); and Justin Stegall with the Easley Police Department (2021 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer Award).