A firefighter with Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services was recently promoted to the rank of sergeant.
Mark Alexander was promoted in a ceremony at the Cherokee County Administration Building in Canton.
Alexander, who works at Station 9 in north Canton, started with the fire department on February 14th, 2006. He currently resides in Fort Oglethorpe with his wife Amanda and his daughter Alexis.
Numerous firefighters, chiefs and family members attended the event.