Smith Named Colbert EMA/911 Director

The Colbert County Commission has announced it has selected Michael David Smith as the director of the county Emergency Management Agency and E-911.  Smith previously served as Assistant Director for E-911 prior to taking his current position as Fire Science Instructor with the Colbert County School System.

The commission said it selected Smith from five finalists for the job, which were narrowed down from 13 applicants.  Current EMA Director Mike Melton is retiring May 31st, and Smith will take over June 1st.