March 18, 2014
Rockdale County officials declared Tuesday, March 18 Elisha Powers Day in recognition of the 4-year-old’s bravery in helping her dad call 911 after he was injured in February. Shown, left to right, are Rockdale 911 dispatcher Keosha Gibbs-Lucas, dad Shawn Powers, Elisha Powers, sister Andrea Powers, Rockdale BOC Chairman Richard Oden and mom Elaina Powers at Tuesday’s Board of Commissioners meeting where Elisha was honored. Elisha was commended by both the BOC and Rockdale Fire Rescue. (Staff photo: Ryan McKenzie)
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The Rockdale County Fire Department recognized Elisha Powers—a local four-year-old who came to her dad’s aid—for her accomplishment at the Board of Commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday morning.