Assistant Fire Chief Gary Williams Jr joined Lowndes County Fire Rescue in August of 2003 as a Reserve Firefighter in the Shiloh District. In October of 2006 he began his career as the 4th career firefighter for Lowndes County Fire Rescue. During his time, he has been promoted to Sergeant, Training Captain and Assistant Fire Chief. Assistant Chief Williams has an Associate of Arts in Fire Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Emergency Management. He also obtained his Advance EMT in 2012 and holds numerous certifications in Fire & EMS Instructor as well as officer certifications. Assistant Chief Williams has been a resident of Lowndes County since 2002 and is married to Joy with 3 children Devon, Kayleigh and Kingsley.