Fayetteville firefighter Weller receives national award


Fayetteville firefighter and paramedic Jody Weller was awarded the VFW National Firefighter Award at the June 21 meeting of the Fayetteville City Council. Weller is the third city firefighter to receive the prestigious award. Pictured, from left, are Councilman Harlan Shirley, Mayor Ed Johnson, VFW Post 3650 representative Martin Sas, VFW Post 3650 representative William Crawley, firefighter Jody Weller, VFW Post 3650 commander Ronald Stubbs, Councilman Rich Hoffman, Councilman Scott Stacy and Councilwoman Kathaleen Brewer. Photo/Ben Nelms.