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Polk County Fires EMS Director

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POLK COUNTY, N.C. -

Polk County leaders are looking for a new Emergency Medical Services Director. This after they fired EMS Director Sandra Halford Tuesday.

Halford was placed on administrative leave May 8. The county made the decision to go ahead and fire Halford. The reason, as cited in a letter from Polk County's Interim Manager and Board of Commissioners, include sexual harassment, lying to public officials and creating a hostile or abusive work environment.

Polk County Interim Manager Marche Pittman told the "Tryon Daily Bulletin" that he is moving quickly, to find new EMS Director. In the meantime, EMS employee Penny Evans will hand the day to day operations.

 

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