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      Tripp falls into retirement

      EMS Director Bobby Tripp said goodbye Monday at a retirement party held in his honor.

      It was held at EMS headquarters on Palmyra Road.

      Tripp has served with EMS since 1972.

      He says it's the people that have made a difference.

      My whole career, I TMve been surrounded by good people and that's what's made my career so enjoyable and rewarding is the people I TMve been associated with, says Tripp.

      Officials from the county, city, drug unit, and public works department were there.

      Tripp's last day will be March 16.