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Chief McCoy’s Lifelong Calling

When Martin McCoy applied to be a police officer at the Auburn Police Department, he was one of 126 applicants for a single position. The APD obviously made the right choice—McCoy has been serving Auburn for nearly 25 years, with the last 17 as Chief of Police. Being in law enforcement wasn’t initially part of […]

Auburn Community Pool: Next Steps

By Norman Yoder, Mayor of Auburn There’s been a lot of discussion about the Auburn Community Pool especially after it was announced that this past summer was its last one of operation. Many want the city to keep the pool open. I understand those sentiments. The pool has been a community asset for 60 years. […]

AFD: A calling to serve

Being a firefighter was in Michael VanZile’s blood. For as long as he can remember, he wanted to be a volunteer firefighter in his hometown, just like his father. “My heroes growing up were the guys in the local fire department,” he recalls. They were bigger than life to me. I admired the way they […]

Team Effort Leading Auburn Electric

By Chris Schweitzer – General Manager, Auburn Electric Here’s the amazing thing about leadership: If you do it right, it’s not just you. The best leaders—whether they’re CEOs, military generals or coaches—surround themselves with highly skilled people to help execute plans and drive excellence throughout an organization. That’s exactly the case at Auburn Electric. As […]