Crestview, Holt residents earn HERO awards at county meeting

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Floyd Spence’s wife, Shannon, accepts the HERO Award on his behalf, along with HERO Award winner Randy Broxson as Administrator Jim Curry addresses the crowd at the Dec. 4 Okaloosa County Commission meeting. Floyd Spence, of Crestview, and Broxson, of Holt, assisted a mother and son following a car accident.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 06:46 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Public Works employees Floyd Spence and Randy Broxson, received HERO awards at the Dec. 4 Okaloosa County Commission meeting for their assistance following a May 11 two-car accident.

Spence and Broxson directed traffic around the accident site; helped move the uninjured driver of one car from danger; and simultaneously applied medical assistance to an injured mother and son. They provided moral support and first aid until the police and an ambulance arrived on the scene.

The Humanitarian Efforts Recognized by Okaloosa County award celebrates county employees who go beyond their job’s scope and do something humanitarian or heroic.

The HERO award can include acts occurring outside work hours and submissions by people outside Okaloosa County staff.

Above and Beyond forms are available online at, or you may call 311 for details or to recognize an Okaloosa County employee.

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