Wilkinson Honored for Over Three Decades of Service to the City of Greenwood Fire Department


Captain Stanhope Wilkinson

Captain Stanhope Wilkinson has been a mainstay of the City of Greenwood Fire Department for over three decades. On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, Wilkinson attended his final meeting.

“People ask me ‘how is it that firefighters run into a burning building when everyone else is running out?’ Courage is the answer,” shared Wilkinson’s brother, Ed.

His career accomplishments include being named 2016 Firefighter of the Year.

The City of Greenwood is grateful to Captain Wilkinson for his selfless service to the community!

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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