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Vicksburg Fire Department’s Jenkins promoted to lieutenant

Vicksburg Fire Department firefighter/EMT Maurice Jenkins was promoted Wednesday to lieutenant during a ceremony at the department’s Central Fire Station.

Jenkins, who had served as a firefighter/EMT on C-shift at Fire Station No. 9, will transfer to A-shift at Central Fire Station.

Jenkins’ promotion to lieutenant fills a post that was left vacant by Lt. Donald Carter, who retired May 30.

About Courtland Wells

Courtland Wells is a staff photographer at The Vicksburg Post. He is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in Photojournalism. Following graduation, he started at The Vicksburg Post in the fall of 2016. Courtland has won numerous awards through the Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors and the Mississippi Press Association. His work has also been featured in the New York Times and Washington Post as well as other national publications. Courtland is a member of the Vicksburg Young Professionals.

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